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Yasaka Station (Gifu)

Yasaka Station (八坂駅, Yasaka-eki) is a railway station in the city of Gujō, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Nagaragawa Railway.

Yasaka Station

八坂駅
Hanzai station center japan.jpg
Sign proclaiming Yasaka Station to be the "centre of Japan"
LocationMinami-cho Ueda, Gujō-shi, Gifu-ken 501-4101
Japan
Coordinates35°37′12.80″N 136°56′42.01″E / 35.6202222°N 136.9450028°E / 35.6202222; 136.9450028Coordinates: 35°37′12.80″N 136°56′42.01″E / 35.6202222°N 136.9450028°E / 35.6202222; 136.9450028
Operated byNagaragawa Railway logo.jpg Nagaragawa Railway
Line(s) Etsumi-Nan Line
Distance29.4 km from Mino-Ōta
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedJuly 1, 1952
Previous namesHanzai (to 1986)
Location
Yasaka Station is located in Japan
Yasaka Station
Yasaka Station
Location within Japan

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LinesEdit

Yasaka Station is a station of the Etsumi-Nan Line, and is 29.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Mino-Ōta.

Station layoutEdit

Yasaka Station has one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stationsEdit

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Nagaragawa Railway
Etsumi-Nan Line
Konno - Minami-Kodakara-Onsen

HistoryEdit

Yasaka Station was opened on July 1, 1952 as Hanzai Station (半在駅). Operations were transferred from the Japan National Railway (JNR) to the Nagaragawa Railway on December 11, 1986. The station was renamed to its present name on that date[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sone, Satoru (2011). "26号 長良川鉄道・明知鉄道・樽見鉄道・三岐鉄道・伊勢鉄道、朝日新聞出版分冊百科編集部". 週刊 歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 公営鉄道・私鉄』 (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun.

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