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Hokuriku main line


JR West 西日本旅客鉄道 [JR西日本]  Nishi Nippon Ryokaku Tetsudō [JR West]     West Japan Railway Company

Hokuriku hon 北陸本線 JR railway      1067 mm     
Read more about the line in English Wikipedia: Hokuriku Main Line

AliasFrom - To
Biwako Maibara - Nagahama

Traction1500V DCMaibara - Tsuruga
20 kV 60 Hz ACTsuruga - Kanazawa

Opened1882 - 1884Nagahama - TsurugaLongest tunnel13.870 mHokuriku tunnel (Tsuruga - Imajō)
1889Maibara - NagahamaNew route1957Kinomoto - Tsuruga
1896 - 1898Tsuruga - Kanazawa1962Tsuruga - Imajō
TracksDouble track
Old route closed1964Kinomoto - Tsuruga
When Hokuriku Shinkansen opened in March 2015, the following sections of the JR Hokuriku Hon/Main line were transferred to non-JR companies:
- Kanazawa - Kurikara to IR Ishikawa Railway
- Kurikawa - Ichiburi to Ainokaze Toyama Railway
- Ichiburi - Naoetsu to Echigo Tokimeki Railway

MapsKm
Station name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0
Maibara米原まいばら JR Central: Tōkaidō hon >Nagoya
JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Shin-Ōsaka
JR West: Tōkaidō hon "Biwako line" >Ōsaka
Ōmi: Hon >Kibukawa
Maibara-shi Shiga
2.4
Sakata坂田さかた
4.7
Tamura田村たむら
Nagahama-shi
7.7
Nagahama長浜ながはま
12.8
Torahime虎姫とらひめ
15.6
Kawake河毛かわけ
18.2
Takatsuki高月たかつき
22.4
Kinomoto木ノ本きのもと
26.5
Yogo余呉よご
31.4
Ōmi-Shiotsu近江塩津おうみしおつ JR West: Kosei >Kyōto
39.2
Shin-Hikida新疋田しんひきだ
Tsuruga-shi Fukui
45.9
Tsuruga敦賀つるが JR West: Obama >Higashi-Maizuru
62.5
Minami-Imajō南今庄みなみいまじょう
Minamiechizen-chō
65.1
Imajō今庄いまじょう
68.7
Yunoo湯尾ゆのお
72.2
Nanjō南条なんじょう
76.7
Ōshio王子保おうしお
Echizen-shi
81.0
Takefu武生たけふ Fukui: Fukubu [Echizen-Takefu] >Tawaramachi
86.2
Sabae鯖江さばえ
Sabae-shi
89.4
Kita-Sabae北鯖江きたさばえ
94.1
Ōdoro大土呂おおどろ
Fukui-shi
97.3# Echizen-Hanandō越前花堂えちぜんはなんどう JR West: Etsumi-hoku "Kuzuryū line" >Kuzuryūko
99.9 Fukui福井ふくい Echizen: Katsuyama Eiheiji >Katsuyama
Echizen: Mikuni Awara* >Mikuni-minato
Fukui: Fukubu [Fukui-eki] >Echizen-Takefu
105.8
Morita森田もりた
108.1
Harue春江はるえ
Sakai-shi
111.8
Maruoka丸岡まるおか
117.6
Awaraonsen芦原温泉あわらおんせん
Awara-shi
121.4
Hosorogi細呂木ほそろぎ
124.5
Ushinoya牛ノ谷うしのや
130.2
Daishōji大聖寺だいしょうじ
Kaga-shi Ishikawa
134.3
Kagaonsen加賀温泉かがおんせん
137.5
Iburihashi動橋いぶりはし
142.4
Awazu粟津あわづ
Komatsu-shi
148.2
Komatsu小松こまつ
151.0
Meihō明峰めいほう
154.0
Nomineagari
Ex Terai
能美根上のみねあがり
Nomi-shi
157.0
Komaiko小舞子こまいこ
Hakusan-shi
158.8
Mikawa美川みかわ
162.8
Kaga-Kasama加賀笠間かがかさま
167.2
Mattō松任まっとう
170.5
Nonoichi野々市ののいち
Nonoichi-shi
172.9
Nishi-Kanazawa西金沢にしかなざわ Hokutetsu: Ishikawa [Shin-Nishi-Kanazawa] >Nomachi >Kaga-Ichinomiya
Kanazawa-shi
176.6
Kanazawa金沢かなざわ Hokutetsu: Asanogawa [Hokutetsu-Kanazawa] >Uchinada
IR Ishikawa: IR Ishikawa Tetsudō >Kurikara
JR West: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Nagano - Takasaki
JR West: Nanao* >Nanao

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This page is updated Oct 8, 2021