Hokuriku Main Line

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Hokuriku Main Line (北陸本線; Hokuriku Honsen)
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Location Shiga, Fukui, Ishikawa, Toyama, Niigata Prefecture(s)
Terminal Stations Maibara Station (Shiga Prefecture) and Naoetsu Station (Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture)  
Major Stations Maibara Station, Omi-Shiotsu Station, Tsuruga Station, Fukui Station, Kanazawa Station, Toyama Station  
Train Types Futsu, Tokkyu
Train Schedule Schedule at ekikara.jp
Total Distance 353.8 km
Opened First segment opened in 1882, line completed in 1913. 
Operator JR West 
Others Other Railways in Shiga, Train Stations in Shiga, Railways in Fukui, Train Stations in Fukui, Railways in Fukui, Train Stations in Fukui, Railways Ishikawa, Train Stations in Ishikawa, Railways in Toyama, Train Stations in Toyama, Railways in Niigata, Train Stations in Niigata 
Links JR Hokuriku Main Line 
Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express in Kanazawa Station.

by Philbert Ono

Updated: May 5, 2012

JR train line and main artery covering the Hokuriku region including major stations such as Fukui Station, Kanazawa Station, and Toyama Station.

Train Stations

Shiga Prefecture

  • Maibara 米原駅 - Tokaido Main Line, Tokaido Shinkansen. Rental bicycle at Maibara City Hall (drop off at Sakata, Nagahama, Torahime, Kawake, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Sakata 坂田駅 - Statue of Lord Yamauchi Kazutoyo and Chiyo. Grave of Chiyo's mother, and Hinade Shrine. Rental bicycle at Sakata Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Torahime, Kawake, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Tamura 田村駅
  • Nagahama 長浜駅 - Nagahama Castle, Kurokabe Square. Rental bicycle at Nagahama Station (drop off at Maibara, Sakata, Torahime, Kawake, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Torahime 虎姫駅 - Gomura Betsuin temple, Mt. Toragozen. Rental bicycle at Torahime Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Kawake, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Kawake 河毛駅 - Odani Castle. Rental bicycle at Kawake Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Torahime, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Takatsuki 高月駅 - Kannon temples. Rental bicycle at Takatsuki Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Torahime, Kinomoto, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Kinomoto 木ノ本駅 - Mt. Shizugatake. Rental bicycle at Kinomoto Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Torahime, Takatsuki, Yogo, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Yogo 余呉駅 - Lake Yogo. Rental bicycle at Yogo Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Torahime, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Omi-Shiotsu, or Nagahara Station).
  • Omi-Shiotsu 近江塩津駅 - Transfer between Hokuriku Main Line and Kosei Line. Rental bicycle at Omi-Shiotsu Station (drop off at Maibara, Nagahama, Sakata, Torahime, Takatsuki, Kinomoto, Yogo, or Nagahara Station).

Fukui Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture

Toyama Prefecture

Niigata Prefecture

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