Niimi Station

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Niimi Station, 2007 Niimi ekisya.jpg
Niimi Station, 2007
Platforms 1 and 2 at Niimi Station, 2019 Niimi Station - Various - August 14 2019 1150am 12 08 23 273000.jpeg
Platforms 1 and 2 at Niimi Station, 2019
Platforms 5 and 6 at Niimi Station, 2019 Niimi Station - Various - August 14 2019 1150am 12 08 04 982000.jpeg
Platforms 5 and 6 at Niimi Station, 2019
A Oneman train to Bingo Ochiai at Niimi Station, 2006 Niimi Station Oneman car to Bingo Ochiai.jpg
A Oneman train to Bingo Ochiai at Niimi Station, 2006

Niimi Station (新見駅, Niimi-eki) is a JR West station located in Niimi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It offers connecting service to the Geibi, Hakubi, and Kishin Lines.

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History

Station

The station uses the two-sided island style of platform, allowing for up to four lines to use the station at once (see the platform photos to the right). No freight trains pass through this station as it is designed to handle only passenger trains. Restrooms are located on the side of the station building. The automatic announcement system does not use the standard "The X train is arriving at platform Y." Instead, the announcement tells which line is arriving or departing. Tickets are handled using JR West's HeartStore.

Platforms

The platform island is connected to the station building via a tunnel, and the platform features a large enclosed waiting room in addition to the outside waiting area on the platform. Platforms 3 and 4 were renamed to 5 and 6. The various train lines served by Niimi Station are handled as follows:

Around the station

Services

Highway access

Connecting lines

All lines are JR West lines.

Hakubi Line
Ishiga StationNiimi StationNunohara StationBitchū Kōjiro Station
Kishin Line
Express: Osakabe StationTajibe StationIwayama StationNiimi Station
Local: Iwayama Station — Niimi Station
Geibi Line
Express (one early morning train only): Niimi StationYagami Station
Local: Niimi Station — Nunohara Station

Coordinates: 34°59′14″N133°27′25″E / 34.98722°N 133.45694°E / 34.98722; 133.45694

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