Ōtsuki Station

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Ōtsuki Station
大月駅
Otsuki Station 20060813.jpg
Ōtsuki Station, August 2006
Location
Prefecture Yamanashi
(See other stations in Yamanashi)
City Ōtsuki
Neighborhood etc. 1-1-1 Ōtsuki
Coordinates 35°36′48″N 138°56′34″E / 35.6132°N 138.9427°E / 35.6132; 138.9427Coordinates: 35°36′48″N 138°56′34″E / 35.6132°N 138.9427°E / 35.6132; 138.9427
Postal code 401-0013
(in Japanese) 山梨県大月市大月一丁目1-1
History
Year opened 1902
Rail services
Station number(s) FJ01 (Fuji Kyuko)
Operator(s) JR East
Fuji Kyuko
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Fujikyuko Line
Statistics 5,153 passengers/day (FY2011, JR East)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Ōtsuki Station (大月駅 Ōtsuki-eki ?) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line in Ōtsuki, Yamanashi, Japan, jointly operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Fuji Kyuko.[1]

Lines[edit]

Ōtsuki Station is served by the Chūō Main Line (including Chūō Line (Rapid) services) from Tokyo, and is 77.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station on the Chūō Main Line. It is also the terminus of the privately operated 26.6 km (16.5 mi) Fujikyuko Line to Kawaguchiko.

Kaiji limited express services and some Azusa and Super Azusa limited express services stop at this station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Fujikyuko Line platforms 1 & 2, January 2011
View of JR East platforms 4 & 5, August 2006

The JR East section of the station consists of one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

The Fujikyuko section of the station consists of a single island platform serving two terminating tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2 Fujikyuko Line for Fujisan and Kawaguchiko
3 Chūō Main Line for Kōfu, Kobuchizawa, Kami-Suwa, and Matsumoto
Chūō Main Line for Hachiōji, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
Chūō Line (Rapid) for Takao, Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
4 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Takao, Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
Fujikyuko Line for Fujisan and Kawaguchiko (through services)
5 Chūō Main Line for Hachiōji, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
Chūō Line (Rapid) for Takao,Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Main Line
Saruhashi - Hatsukari
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Saruhashi - Terminus
Fujikyuko Line
Terminus Mt. Fuji Limited Express Tsuru-bunkadaigaku-mae
Terminus Fuji Tozan Densha Tsurushi
Terminus Local Kamiōtsuki

Station history[edit]

Ōtsuki Station opened on October 1, 1902.[1] The Fujikyuko station opened on 19 June 1929.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the JR East station was used by an average of 5,153 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 5,825[5]
2005 5,378[6]
2010 5,241[7]
2011 5,153[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  • Miyoshi Kozo. Chuo-sen Machi to eki Hyaku-niju nen. JT Publishing (2009) ISBN 453307698X (Japanese)
  • JR全線全駅ステーション倶楽部編(上) [Complete JR Line/Station Compendium (Vol. 1)] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Bunshun Bunko. September 1988. p. 145. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 
  1. ^ a b c "各駅情報(大月駅)" [Station Information (Ōtsuki Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ JR Timetable, October 2012 issue, p.112-113
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 220. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  4. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 

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