Kotobuki Station

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Kotobuki Station
Kotobuki Station entrance, July 2009
Prefecture Yamanashi
(See other stations in Yamanashi)
City Fujiyoshida
Neighborhood etc. 2930-2 Kamikurechi
Postal code 403-0001
(in Japanese) 山梨県富士吉田市上暮地2930-2
Year opened 1929
Former name Kurechi Station
Present name since 1930
Rail services
Station number(s) FJ12
Operator(s) Fuji Kyuko
Line(s) Fujikyuko Line
Statistics 518 passengers/day (FY1998)

Kotobuki Station (寿駅 Kotobuki-eki?) is a railway station on the Fujikyuko Line in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan, operated by Fuji Kyuko (Fujikyu).[1]


Kotobuki Station is served by the 26.6 kilometres (16.5 mi) privately operated Fujikyuko Line from Ōtsuki to Kawaguchiko, and is 18.8 kilometres (11.7 mi) from the terminus of the line at Ōtsuki Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platform and track looking east, February 2006

The station is unstaffed, and consists of a single side platform serving a single bidirectional track, with the station structure located on the south side of the track.[1] It has a waiting room but no toilet facilities.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Fujikyuko Line
Mitsutōge Local Yoshiikeonsenmae
Fujisan Tokkyū: no stop
Fuji Tozan Densha: no stop


Kotobuki Station opened on 19 June 1929, initially named Kurechi Station (暮地駅?).[2] It was renamed on 11 June 1930 due to the name's similar appearance to bochi (墓地?), the Japanese word for graveyard.[1][2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 1998, the station was used by an average of 518 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 各駅のご案内 [Station information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fujikyuko. 3 January 2008. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d 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. 

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Coordinates: 35°30′30″N 138°49′31″E / 35.50833°N 138.82528°E / 35.50833; 138.82528