Tsuchiura Station

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West side of Tsuchiura Station

Tsuchiura Station (土浦駅 Tsuchiura eki?) is a railway station on the Jōban Line in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Tsuchiura station is served by the Jōban Line from Ueno Station in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1 Jōban Line for Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi, and Iwaki
2/3 Jōban Line for Toride, Kashiwa, and Ueno

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Arakawaoki Kandatsu

History[edit]

Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895.[1]

On 17 April 1918, the Tsukuba Railway Line opened from Tsuchiura Station to Iwase Station.[citation needed]

On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people.[citation needed]

The Tsukuba Railway Line closed on 1 April 1987.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067