Tokorogi Station

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Tokorogi Station

所木駅
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Tokorogi Station in July 2008
General information
Location3413 Takamiya-chō Funaki Kamitokorogi, Akitakata
(広島県安芸高田市高宮町船木上所木3413)
Hiroshima Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates 34°48′36″N132°45′03″E / 34.810086°N 132.750863°E / 34.810086; 132.750863
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s) F  Sankō Line
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
History
Opened1956
Closed2018
Location
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Tokorogi Station
Location within Japan

Tokorogi Station (所木駅, Tokorogi-eki) was a railway station in Akitakata, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company {JR (W)}.

Contents

Lines

Tokorogi Station was served by the 108.1 km Sankō Line from Gōtsu in Shimane Prefecture to Miyoshi in Hiroshima Prefecture, which closed on 31 March 2018. [1]

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Sankō Line
Nobuki  Local  Funasa

History

On 16 October 2015, JR West announced that it was considering closing the Sanko Line due to poor patronage. [2] On 29 September 2016, JR West announced that the entire line would close on 31 March 2018. [3] The line then closed on March 31, 2018, with an event hosted by JR West. [4]

See also

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References

  1. "Fans bid farewell as Sanko Line closes after 88 years in service". asahi.com. The Asahi Shimbun. 1 April 2018. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  2. JR西:三江線、廃止も検討…人口減、利用低迷で [JR West considering closure of Sanko Line - declining population and poor patronage]. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 16 October 2015. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  3. 三江線18年3月末で廃線 [Sanko Line to close at end of March 2018]. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 29 September 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  4. "Railway fans bid JR Sanko Line in western Japan farewell as red ink forces closure". Mainichi Daily News. 31 March 2018. Retrieved 10 September 2018.