Nearest Station Name Change as of March 14, 2020 From “Sanuki Station” to “Ryugasaki-shi Station”

We would like to inform you that the name of nearest JR Joban Line station to our office is changed from “Sanuki Station” to “Ryugasaki-shi Station” together with JR East Timetable Revision as of March 14, 2020. In case you visit to our office by trains with taxi or shuttle bus, please be careful not to confuse the right station to get off. Please refer to the Access Page for the detailed information.

The operation of “Sanuki Station” was started in 1900, and “Ryugasaki-shi” was born by merging the surrounding municipalities in 1954.
As the station is only one JR Joban Line station located in Ryugasaki-shi, it seems that the awareness improvement and regional vitalization are main background factors for the station name change this time.