Tsuruga Station

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Tsuruga Station
敦賀駅
Tsuruga sta01s3872.jpg
Location
Prefecture Fukui
(See other stations in Fukui)
City Tsuruga
History
Year opened 1882
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Hokuriku Main Line
Obama Line
Tracks

Tsuruga Station (敦賀駅 Tsuruga-eki?) is a railway station in Tsuruga, Fukui, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). It is served by the Hokuriku Main Line and Obama Line.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

The station platforms were rebuilt in December 2012, while a new building just outside the ticket gates attached to the station is expected to be completed before the end of 2013.

Platforms[edit]

The station has three island platforms serving seven tracks. The overhead line power supply changes between 1,500 V DC and 20 kV AC (60 Hz) at this station (Hokuriku Main Line only).

1・2 Obama Line Local trains for Obama, Higashi-Maizuru
3 Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express "Thunderbird", "Shirasagi" for Kanazawa, Toyama, Wakuraonsen
Hokuriku Main LineLocal trains for Fukui, Kanazawa
4 Hokuriku Main Line / Kosei Line Special Rapid / Local trains for Maibara, Osaka
5 Hokuriku Main Line / Kosei Line Special Rapid / Local trains for Maibara, Osaka
Hokuriku Main Line Local trains for Fukui, Kanazawa
Hokuriku Main Line Overnight Limited Express Nihonkai, Twilight Express for Aomori, Sapporo
6 Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Thunderbird for Osaka
Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express Shirasagi for Maibara, Nagoya
7 Hokuriku Main Line/ Kosei Line Special Rapid / Local trains for Maibara, Osaka
Hokuriku Main Line Local trains for Fukui, Kanazawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hokuriku Main Line
Shin-Hikida - Minami-Imajo
Obama Line
Terminus   Local   Nishi-Tsuruga
Terminus   Rapid   Awano

History[edit]

Tsuruga Station opened on 10 March 1882.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 43. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 


Coordinates: 35°38′41″N 136°4′36″E / 35.64472°N 136.07667°E / 35.64472; 136.07667