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Okayama Station

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Okayama Station

Okayama Station
Okayama Station, February 2008
Prefecture Okayama
(See other stations in Okayama)
City Okayama
Ward Kita
Opened 1891
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Sanyō Main Line
Sanyō Shinkansen
Uno Line
Kibi Line

Okayama Station (岡山駅 Okayama-eki) is a railway station located in the ward of Kita-ku, city of Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The station is operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Okayama Station is one of major intersections of railways in the Chūgoku region. All trains connecting Honshū and Shikoku via the Great Seto Bridge originate and terminate here.


  • History 1
  • Lines 2
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • External links 4


The station opened on March 18, 1891. Between 1972 and 1975, the station was the western terminus of the Sanyō Shinkansen.


The station serves the following railway lines of JR West:

In addition to the JR lines, in front of the station is a tram stop of the Okayama Electric Tramway named Okayama-Ekimae Station.

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Sanyo Shinkansen
Himeji or
  Nozomi   Fukuyama or
Aioi or
  Hikari   Shin-Kurashiki or
Aioi   Kodama   Shin-Kurashiki
Shin-Kobe or
  Mizuho   Hiroshima
Shin-Kobe or
  Sakura   Fukuyama
Sanyo Main Line
Nishigawara   Local   Kitanagase
Seto-Ōhashi Line
Terminus   Rapid Marine Liner   Ōmoto
Terminus   Local   Ōmoto
Tsuyama Line
Terminus   Rapid   Hōkaiin
Terminus   Local   Hōkaiin
Kibi Line
Terminus   Local   Bizen-Mikado

External links

  • JR West station information (Japanese)

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