Furano Station

Furano Station (富良野駅, Furano-eki) is a railway station in Furano, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido). The station is numbered T30.[1]

Furano Station

富良野駅
JRH Furano Station 20100908.jpg
The station building and forecourt in September 2011
LocationFurano, Hokkaido
Japan
Operated byJR logo (hokkaido).svg JR Hokkaido
Line(s)
Distance54.6 km from Takikawa
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeT30
History
Opened1 August 1900 (1900-08-01)
Previous namesShimo-Furano (until 1942)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013)696 daily[citation needed]
Location
Furano Station is located in Japan
Furano Station
Furano Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Furano Station is served by the following two lines.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. Kitaca cannot be used at this station.[2]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Nemuro Main Line
Shimanoshita (T29)   Local   Nunobe (T31)
Furano Line
Terminus   Local   Gakuden (F44)

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 2 December 1900 as Shimo-Furano Station (下富良野駅).[3] It was renamed simply Furano Station on 1 April 1942.[3] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Hokkaido.[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JR Hokkaido Route Map" (PDF). Hokkaido Railway Company. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Service Range Kitaca". JR Hokkaido. Archived from the original on 19 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. pp. 874–875. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  4. ^ "Hokkaido Furano High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan: Hokkaido Furano High School. 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Hokkaido Furano Ryokuho High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan: Hokkaido Furano Ryokuho High School. 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2014.


Coordinates: 43°20′49″N 142°23′29″E / 43.346872°N 142.391278°E / 43.346872; 142.391278