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Udono station

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Udono Station (鵜殿駅, Udono-eki) is a passenger railway station in located in the town of Kihō, Minamimuro District, Mie, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai).

Udono Station is served by the Kisei Main Line, and is located 176.6 rail km from the terminus of the line at Kameyama Station.

The station consists of a single island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.

The station is also connected by a three-kilometer private line which runs from the freight yard next to the station to the Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co. factory nearby.[1]

Udono Station opened as a station on the Kisei West Line on August 8, 1940.[2] The passenger station was absorbed into the JR Central network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, with the sidings and freight depot portion of the station falling under the aegis of the Japan Freight Railway Company. The freight depot was abolished in 2016.

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 111 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

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