Shiotsu Station

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Shiotsu Station
四方津駅
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Shiotsu Station
Location
Prefecture Yamanashi
(See other stations in Yamanashi)
City Uenohara
Neighborhood etc. 1981 Shiotsu
Postal code 409-0121
(in Japanese) 山梨県上野原市四方津1981
History
Year opened 1910
Rail services
Operator(s) East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Chūō Rapid Line
Statistics 1,948 passengers/day (2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus terminal at this station

Shiotsu Station (四方津駅 Shiotsu-eki?) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line of East Japan Railway Company in Uenohara, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is 74.0 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station history[edit]

Shiotsu Station first opened on December 15, 1910, as a station for both freight and passenger service on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Chūō Main Line. The JGC became the JNR after the end of World War II. Regularly scheduled freight services were discontinued in April 20, 1960. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation from November 18, 2001.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Shiotsu Station has a single island platform and a single side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1 Chūō Main Line For Takao, Tachikawa, Shinjuku
2 Chūō Main Line auxiliary platform
3 Chūō Main Line For Ōtsuki, Kōfu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Main Line
Uenohara   -   Yanagawa

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. 145. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°36′51″N 139°04′21″E / 35.6142°N 139.0726°E / 35.6142; 139.0726