List Of Stations Opened By Petition In Japan
In Japan some railway stations were built in response to a petition of the local governments or companies near the new station etc., and the railway company did not bear all construction costs. These are called seigan-eki (請願駅?) in Japanese. This article lists some of these stations.
The first station opened by petition on a JR line was Higashi-Koganei Station on the Chūō Main Line, which was opened in 1964 before privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR). This station is located close to a commemoration hall.
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