Fujisan Station

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Fujisan Station
富士山駅
Fujisan sta.jpg
Fujisan Station, July 2011
Location
Prefecture Yamanashi
(See other stations in Yamanashi)
City Fujiyoshida
Neighborhood etc. 2-5-1 Kamiyoshida
Postal code 403-0005
(in Japanese) 富士吉田市上吉田2-5-1
History
Year opened 1929
Former name Fuji-yoshida Station
Present name since 2011
Rail services
Station number(s) FJ16
Operator(s) Fuji Kyuko
Line(s) Fujikyuko Line
Statistics 1,693 passengers/day (FY1998)

Fujisan Station (富士山駅 Fujisan-eki?) is a railway station on the Fujikyuko Line in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan, operated by Fuji Kyuko (Fujikyu).[1] The station is located at an altitude of 809 metres (2,654 ft).[1] This is one of the gateway stations to Mount Fuji and Fuji Five Lakes, including Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka.

Lines[edit]

Fujisan Station is served by the 26.6 km (16.5 mi) privately operated Fujikyuko Line from Ōtsuki to Kawaguchiko, and lies 23.6 kilometres (14.7 mi) the terminus of the line at Ōtsuki Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms, with platform 1 on the left, October 2010

The station is a terminus station where trains reverse en route between Ōtsuki and Kawaguchiko. It consists of three bay platforms.[1] It has waiting rooms and toilet facilities.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Fujikyuko Line (not used)
2 Fujikyuko Line for Kawaguchiko
3 Fujikyuko Line for Ōtsuki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Fujikyuko Line
Tsuru-bunkadaigaku-mae Fujisan Tokkyū Fujikyu-Highland
Shimoyoshida Fuji Tozan Densha Fujikyu-Highland
Gekkōji Local Fujikyu-Highland

History[edit]

The station opened on 19 June 1929 as Fuji-yoshida Station (富士吉田駅?).[2] It was renamed on 1 July 2011, following renovations overseen by industrial designer Eiji Mitooka.[1][3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 1998, the station was used by an average of 1,693 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "各駅のご案内" [Station information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fujikyuko. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c 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. 
  3. ^ "水戸岡鋭治氏、次は富士吉田の市街地をリニューアル!? - 富士山駅誕生式典" [Fujisan Station Opening Ceremony - Eiji Mitooka: Next plan is to renovate the town of Fujiyoshida?]. Mynavi News (in Japanese). Japan: Mynavi Corporation. 2 July 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°29′01″N 138°47′45″E / 35.48361°N 138.79583°E / 35.48361; 138.79583