Kizukuri Station

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Kizukuri Station

木造駅
Kizukuri Station.jpg
Kizukuri Station in April 2008
LocationKizukuri Fusamatsu 10, Tsugaru-shi, Aomori-ken 038-3158
Japan
Coordinates40°48′08.89″N 140°23′17.20″E / 40.8024694°N 140.3881111°E / 40.8024694; 140.3881111Coordinates: 40°48′08.89″N 140°23′17.20″E / 40.8024694°N 140.3881111°E / 40.8024694; 140.3881111
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Gonō Line
Distance119.5 kilometers from Higashi-Noshiro
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
History
OpenedOctober 21, 1924
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)212
Location
Kizukuri Station is located in Japan
Kizukuri Station
Kizukuri Station
Location within Japan

Kizukuri Station (木造駅, Kizukuri-eki) is a railway station located in the city of Tsugaru, Aomori Prefecture Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station is a kan'i itaku station, administered by Goshogawara Station, and operated by Tsugaru municipal authority, with point-of-sales terminal installed. Ordinary tickets, express tickets, and reserved-seat tickets for all JR lines are on sale (no connecting tickets).

Lines[edit]

Kizukuri Station is served by the Gonō Line, it is 119.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Higashi-Noshiro.

Station layout[edit]

Kizukuri Station has one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track; the station building is attended during normal daylight operating hours.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Gonō Line
Nakata Local Goshogawara

History[edit]

Kizukuri Station was opened on October 21, 1924 as a station on the Mutsu Railway in former Kizukuri Town, and became a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) when the Mutsu Railway was nationalized on June 1, 1927. With the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (successor of JGR) on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East; the current station building, decorated with a huge shakōkidogū statue on its facade, was completed in 1992.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 212 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  • Endo, Isao (2006). 五能線物語 「奇跡のローカル線」を生んだ最強の現場力 (Gono-sen Monogatari) (in Japanese). PHP研究所. ISBN 4569830099.
  • 五能線ガイドブック (Gono-sen Guidebook) (in Japanese). 無明舎出版. 2002. ISBN 4895443078.

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