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Nishi Fujinomiya Station

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Operated by  JR Central
Connections  Bus terminal
Address  Japan
Line(s)  Minobu Line
Passengers (2006)  1464 daily
Opened  1927
Nishi-Fujinomiya Station
Location  Kibune-cho 1, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka (静岡県富士宮市貴船町1) Japan
Previous names  Ōmiya-Nishimachi (until 1942)
Similar  Fujinomiya Station, Gendōji Station, Minobu Station, Numakubo Station, Shibakawa Station

a train approaching nishi fujinomiya station shizuoka japan


Nishi-Fujinomiya Station (西富士宮駅, Nishi-Fujinomiya-eki) is a railway station on the Minobu Line of Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) located in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is 11.9 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Minobu Line at Fuji Station.

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History

Nishi-Fujinomiya Station was opened on July 15, 1927 as part of the original Minobu Line under the name of Ōmiya-Nishimachi Station (大宮西町駅, Ōmiya-Nishimachi-eki). It came under control of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) on May 1, 1941 and on October 1, 1942 its name was changed to the present name. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railway) after World War II. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued from 1960. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company. Services by the limited express Fujikawa ceased from October 1, 1995.

Lines

  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • Minobu Line
  • Layout

    Nishi-Fujinomiya Station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks, with a third track on a headshunt to permit passage of express trains. The station building has automated ticket machines, automated turnstiles and has a manned service counter. TOICA installation is scheduled for completion by 2010.

    Local attractions

  • Fujisan Hongū Sengen Taisha Nishi-Fujinomiya is the station nearest to the Sengen Taisha
  • Shiraito Falls
  • Asagiri Plateau
  • Lake Tanuki
  • References

    Nishi-Fujinomiya Station Wikipedia


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