Shimpu Station

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Shimpu Station
新府駅
ShinpuSt3.jpg
Shimpu Station platforms
Location
Prefecture Yamanashi
(See other stations in Yamanashi)
City Nirasaki
Neighborhood etc. 4103-1, Nakada-machi Nakajo
Coordinates 35°44′14″N 138°26′00″E / 35.737228°N 138.433347°E / 35.737228; 138.433347Coordinates: 35°44′14″N 138°26′00″E / 35.737228°N 138.433347°E / 35.737228; 138.433347
(in Japanese) 山梨県韮崎市中田町中條4103-1
History
Year opened 1972
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Statistics 57 passengers/day (2008)
There are no bus services at this station

Shimpu Station (新府駅 Shinpu-eki?) is a railway station of Chūō Main Line, East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Nakata-Nakajō, Nirasaki City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is 151.2 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

History[edit]

Shimpu Station opened on June 10, 1945 as a signal stop, and was elevated to a full station on September 10, 1972 as a station on the JNR (Japanese National Railways). With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company.

Layout[edit]

Shimpu Station has two opposed side platforms built on an embankment. There is no station building and the station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

down Chūō Main Line for Kobuchizawa, Shiojiri and Matsumoto
up Chūō Main Line for Kōfu, Enzan, Ōtsuki and Tachikawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR East
Nirasaki   Chūō Main Line   Anayama

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. 0. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 

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