Higashi-Kunebetsu Station is a railway station on the South Hokkaido Railway Line in Hokuto, Japan, operated by South Hokkaido Railway Company. Higashi-Kunebetsu Station is served by the 37.8 km South Hokkaido Railway Line between Goryōkaku and Kikonai. The station has one side platform serving a single bidirectional track. Higashi-Kunebetsu Station on the Esashi Line opened on 1 November 1986. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido. Operations on the Esashi Line were transferred from JR Hokkaido to South Hokkaido Railway Company when the Hokkaido Shinkansen opened on 26 March 2016. List of railway stations in Japan
Kunebetsu Station is a railway station on the South Hokkaido Railway Line in Hokuto, Japan, operated by South Hokkaido Railway Company. Kunebetsu Station is served by the 37.8 km South Hokkaido Railway Line between Goryōkaku and Kikonai. Kunebetsu Station on the Esashi Line opened on 15 September 1913. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido. Operations on the Esashi Line were transferred from JR Hokkaido to South Hokkaido Railway Company when the Hokkaido Shinkansen opened on 26 March 2016. List of railway stations in Japan
Hokkaido Railway Company
The Hokkaido Railway Company is one of the constituent companies of the Japan Railways Group, is referred to using its official abbreviation of JR Hokkaido. It operates local rail services in Hokkaido, Japan; the company introduced Kitaca, a smart card ticketing system, in autumn 2008. At the time of its privatization in 1987, JR Hokkaido operated 21 railway lines totalling 3,176.6 kilometres of narrow-gauge track, as well as a ferry service to Aomori. Since that figure has dwindled to just below 2,500 kilometres, as unprofitable lines have been shut down or spun off; the ferry service has been replaced by the Seikan Tunnel. On 19 November 2016, JR Hokkaido's President announced plans to further rationalize its network by the withdrawal of services from up to 1,237 km, or about 50% of the current network, including closure of the remaining section of the Rumoi Main Line, the Shin-Yubari - Yubari section of the Sekisho Line, the non-electrified section of the Sassho Line and the Nemuro Line between Furano and Kami-Ochiai Junction.
Other lines including the Sekihoku Main Line, Senmo Main Line, the Naroyo - Wakkanai section of the Soya Line and Kushiro - Nemuro section of the Nemuro Line are proposed for conversion to Third Sector operation, but if local governments are not agreeable, such sections will face closure. Hokkaido Railway's headquarters are in Sapporo. April 1, 1987: Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways, the Hokkaido Railway Company was formed October 25, 2008: Kitaca contactless smart card introduced in Sapporo area March 26, 2016: First Hokkaido Shinkansen service between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto launched. Headquarters: 1-1-15 Kita-11-jō-Nishi, Chūō-ku, Sapporo Branch offices: Asahikawa branch office: 6-4152-2 Miyashita-dōri, Asahikawa Hakodate branch office: 12-5 Wakamatsu-chō, Hakodate Kushiro branch office: 5-14 Kita-ōdōri, Kushiro Hokkaido Shinkansen: Shin-Aomori - Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Chitose Line: Shiroishi - Numanohata Minami-Chitose - New Chitose Airport Hakodate Main Line Hakodate - Ōnuma-Kōen - Otaru - Sapporo - Asahikawa Nanae - Oshima-Sawara - Mori Muroran Main Line Oshamanbe - Higashi-Muroran - Oiwake - Iwamizawa Higashi-Muroran - Muroran Nemuro Main Line Takikawa - Obihiro - Nemuro Sekishō Line Minami-Chitose - Shintoku Shin-Yūbari - Yūbari Furano Line Furano - Asahikawa Hidaka Main Line Tomakomai - Samani Sekihoku Main Line Shin-Asahikawa - Kitami - Abashiri Kaikyō Line Naka-Oguni - Tsugaru-Imabetsu - Kikonai Rumoi Main Line Fukagawa - Rumoi Sasshō Line Sōen - Shin-Totsukawa Senmō Main Line Higashi-Kushiro - Abashiri Sōya Main Line Asahikawa - Nayoro - Wakkanai Hokkaido Shinkansen Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto - Sapporo scheduled to open in 2031 Chihoku Line Ikeda - Kitami transferred to Hokkaidō Chihoku Kōgen Railway Company on June 4, 1989 Esashi Line Goryōkaku - Kikonai transferred to South Hokkaido Railway Company on March 26, 2016 Kikonai - Esashi closed on May 12, 2014 Hakodate Main Line branch Sunagawa - Kami-Sunagawa closed on May 16, 1994 Horonai Line Iwamizawa - Ikushumbetsu and Mikasa - Horonai closed on July 13, 1987 Matsumae Line Kikonai - Matsumae closed on February 1, 1988 Nayoro Main Line Nayoro - Engaru and Naka-Yūbetsu - Yūbetsu closed on May 1, 1989 Rumoi Main Line Rumoi - Mashike closed on December 4, 2016 Shibetsu Line Shibecha - Nemuro-Shibetsu and Naka-Shibetsu - Attoko closed on April 30, 1989 Shinmei Line Fukagawa - Nayoro closed on September 4, 1995 Tempoku Line Otoineppu - Minami-Wakkanai closed on May 1, 1989 Utashinai Line Sunagawa - Utashinai closed on April 25, 1988 Sekishō Line Yūbari - Shin-Yūbari closed on March 31, 2019The company operated the Seikan Ferry until 1988.
These lines have been closed by JNR in Hokkaido before April 1, 1987. Aioi Line Bihoro - Kitami-Aioi closed on April 1, 1985 Bikō Line Bifuka - Niupu closed on September 17, 1985 Haboro Line Rumoi - Horonobe closed on March 30, 1987 Hiroo Line Obihiro - Hiroo closed on February 2, 1987 Iburi Line Kutchan - Datemombetsu and Kyōgoku - Wakikata closed on November 11, 1986 Iwanai Line Kozawa - Iwanai closed on September 1, 1985 Kōhin'hoku Line Hama-Tombetsu - Kitami-Esashi closed on September 1, 1985 Kōhin'nan Line Ōmu - Okoppe closed on September 15, 1985 Konpoku Line Shiretoko-Shari - Koshikawa closed on December 1, 1970 Manji Line Shibun - Manji-Tanzan closed on April 1, 1985 Setana Line Kunnui - Setana closed on March 16, 1987 Shihoro Line Obihiro - Tokachi-Mitsumata closed on March 23, 1987 Shiranuka Line Shiranuka - Hokushin closed on October 23, 1983 Shokotsu Line Shokotsu - Kitami-Takinoue closed
Sapporo Station is a railway station in Chūō-ku, Hokkaido, Japan. It is served by Hakodate Main Line and other lines of Hokkaido Railway Company, is connected to the Subway Sapporo Station. Sapporo Station is the starting point and terminus for most limited express services operated by JR Hokkaido, it has the tallest building in Hokkaido. Sapporo station is developing into a commercial center as large as Ōdōri Susukino; the following JR Hokkaido lines and trains pass through or terminate at Sapporo Station: ■■ Hakodate Main Line Okhotsk limited express Super Sōya limited express Sarobetsu limited express Kamui limited express Lilac limited express Ishikari Liner semi-rapid service Niseko Liner rapid service ■ Chitose Line Hokuto limited express Super Hokuto limited express Super Ōzora limited express Super Tokachi limited express Suzuran limited express Airport rapid service ■ Sasshō Line Sapporo Station consists of five platforms that are raised above street level. These raised. Two concourses run north-south below the platforms.
It has a commercial facility called Paseo under the ground and JR Tower on the south side of the station. The station is planned to become a terminal station of the Hokkaido Shinkansen, scheduled to open in 2031. Sapporo Station opened on 28 November 1880 as a terminus of the Horonai Railway. A new station building was built in 1881 and it was enlarged as Sapporo developed. In 1908, the station building was rebuilt because of a fire in 1907; the restored building can be found in the Historical Village of Hokkaido in Nopporo Forest Park. The third reconstruction was finished in 1951 and the Sapporo Subway was opened in 1971. An underground shopping center was started in 1972 and a commercial building was opened on the east side of the station in 1978. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido; the current building was built in 2003. Overnight sleeping car trains Cassiopeia and Hamanasu served the station prior to their discontinuation. Subway Sapporo Station Sapporo station Bus Terminal National Route 5, Hokkaido Development Bureau building Hokkaido University Hokkaido Police Headquarters Sapporo Central Post Office Sapporo 1 building, Sapporo agricultural cooperative association, Chuo branch Sapporo JR Tower Sapporo Stellar Place, shopping mall Daimaru store, Sapporo branch Sapporo Cinema Frontier Sapporo Esta, shopping center Tokyu Department Store, Sapporo branch Asty 45, building PASEO, shopping center APIA, shopping center Hotel New Otani Sapporo Iwamizawa.
The Kaikyō Line is an 87.8-kilometer long railway line operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company. The line connects Naka-Oguni Station in Sotogahama, through the Seikan Tunnel between Honshu and Hokkaido, to Kikonai Station in Kikonai, Hokkaido. Two stations on the Tsugaru-Kaikyō Line, Tappi-Kaitei Station and Yoshioka-Kaitei Station, were inside the tunnel; the 82 km section of concrete-slab track-bed was built to accommodate the Hokkaido Shinkansen, is dual gauge, with both narrow 1,067 mm gauge and 1,435 mm gauge track. As all regular passenger services are Shinkansen, the Kaikyō Line is used only by freight trains; the line was electrified at 20 kV AC and was changed in 2016 to the Shinkansen-standard 25 kV AC. To comply with freight operations, JR Freight introduced Class EH800 dual-voltage locomotives. Naka-Oguni Station Okutsugaru-Imabetsu Station Tappi-Kaitei Station Yoshioka-Kaitei Station Shiriuchi Station Kikonai Station The line was opened on 13 March 1988 in conjunction with the opening of the Seikan Tunnel.
The line ran both freight and passenger trains. Three of the stations on the Kaikyō Line, Tappi-Kaitei, Yoshioka-Kaitei, Shiriuchi, were closed on 15 March 2014 due to construction work connected with the Hokkaido Shinkansen, which opened on 26 March 2016. From that time, all passenger services through the line were discontinued. Seikan Tunnel Tappi Shako Line This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia
Kikonai is a town located in Oshima Subprefecture, Japan. As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 4,448, a density of 20 persons per km²; the total area is 221.88 km². Kikonai faces Tsugaru Strait. Oshima Subprefecture Hokuto Shiriuchi Hiyama Subprefecture Kaminokuni Assabu 1902: Kikonai village was founded. 1942: Kikonai village became Kikonai town. 2012: Hokkaido Kikonai High School was closed. Kikonai's station, Kikonai Station, is located at the north end of the Seikan Tunnel, which connects the islands of Hokkaido and Honshū; the town government is promoting the development of the Hokkaidō Shinkansen and proposes offering intermodal service on the line. Matsumae Line used to run from Kikonai but it was abolished in 1988; the section of Esashi Line from Kikonai to Esashi was abolished in May 2014. Esashi Line: Kamaya - Izumisawa - Satsukari - Kikonai Kaikyō Line: Kikonai Tsuruoka, Yamagata Media related to Kikonai, Hokkaidō at Wikimedia Commons Official Website
Kamiiso Station is a railway station on the South Hokkaido Railway Line in Hokuto, Japan, operated by South Hokkaido Railway Company. Kamiiso Station is served by the 37.8 km South Hokkaido Railway Line between Kikonai. The station has two platforms serving three tracks. Kamiiso Station on the Esashi Line opened on 15 September 1913. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido. Operations on the Esashi Line were transferred from JR Hokkaido to South Hokkaido Railway Company when the Hokkaido Shinkansen opened on 26 March 2016. Hokuto Post Office List of railway stations in Japan