Gotemba Station

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Gotemba Station
御殿場駅
JR Gotemba sta 001.jpg
Hakone Otome Side, February 2012
Location
Prefecture Shizuoka
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
City Gotemba
Neighborhood etc. 1898-3 Niihashi
Postal code 412-0043
(in Japanese) 静岡県御殿場市新橋1898-3
History
Year opened 1889
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Gotemba Line
Statistics 4,698 passengers/day (FY2006)
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Gotemba Station (御殿場駅 Gotemba-eki?) is a railway station on the Gotemba Line in the eastern part of Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). It is one of the gateway stations to Mount Fuji and the Fuji Five Lakes (including Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka).

Lines[edit]

Gotemba Station is served by the Gotemba Line. The limited express train Asagiri runs between Shinjuku (Tokyo) and this station via Matsuda.

Station layout[edit]

Gotemba Station has a single side platform and a single island platform serving three tracks. The station building has automated ticket machines, IC card TOICA automated turnstiles (IC card is available only for Numazu direction), and a seat reservation service counter. The station building is elevated, and connected to the platforms by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

View of the platforms, April 2012
1 Gotemba Line for Yamakita, Matsuda, and Kōzu
2 Gotemba Line for Susono and Numazu
3 Gotemba Line for both directions, and Limited Express Asagiri for Shinjuku

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Gotemba Line
Ashigara - Minami-Gotemba

History[edit]

Gotemba Station opened on February 1, 1889 as one of the original stations of the Tōkaidō Main Line between Kōzu and Shizuoka.

From 1955, in a joint operation with Odakyu Electric Railway, JNR began operating the limited express Asagiri service from Shinjuku to Gotemba.

Along with its division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Bus terminals[edit]

Bus tickets and "Hakone Free Pass" (excursion ticket) can be bought at Bus Information on each side.

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  • Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. vol. II. ISBN 4533029809.  (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°18′02″N 138°56′04″E / 35.300467°N 138.934361°E / 35.300467; 138.934361