Mochimune Station

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Mochimune Station
用宗駅
JRCentral-Tokaido-main-line-Mochimune-station-building-20101215.jpg
JR Mochimune Station in Dec. 2010
Location
Prefecture Shizuoka
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
City Shizuoka
Ward Suruga
Neighborhood etc. 4-1 Mochimune-Shiroyama
Postal code 421-0124
(in Japanese) 静岡市駿河区用宗城山町4-1
History
Year opened 1909
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Statistics 1,715 passengers/day 2006
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Mochimune Station (用宗駅 Mochimune-eki?) is a railway station in Suruga-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, on the Tōkaidō Main Line. It is located 186.6 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station, and is operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

History[edit]

A signal box was established at the site of present-day Mochimune Station on December 21, 1902. It was rebuilt as a station for both passenger and freight services on November 1, 1909. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1974.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Mochimune Station has an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3, and a side platform serving the seldom-used Track 1. The platforms are connected to the station building by an overpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.

Platform[edit]

1 Tōkaidō Main Line auxiliary platform
2 Tōkaidō Main Line For Fujieda, Yaizu, Shimada, Hamamatsu
3 Tōkaidō Main Line For Shizuoka, Numazu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Commuter Rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Abekawa   Local   Yaizu

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(Japanese)


Coordinates: 34°55′17″N 138°21′32″E / 34.92139°N 138.35889°E / 34.92139; 138.35889