Ashikaga Station

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Ashikaga Station
足利駅
Ashikaga station 2015.12.JPG
Ashikaga Station north entrance in December 2015
Location Ise-cho 118, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi-ken 326-0053
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ryōmō Line
Distance 38.2 km from Oyama
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=52
History
Opened 22 May 1888 (1888-05-22)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 3,366 daily

Ashikaga Station (足利駅?, Ashikaga eki) is a railway station on the Ryōmō Line in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Ashikaga Station is served by the Ryōmō Line, and is located 38.2 km from the terminus of the line at Oyama Station. Some trains offer through service to Utsunomiya and Kuroiso on Utsunomiya Line.

Station layout[edit]

Ashikaga Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ryōmō Line for Sano, Tochigi and Oyama
2  Ryōmō Line for Kiryu, Isesaki, Maebashi, Shin-Maebashi, and Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ryōmō Line
Tomita Local Yamamae

History[edit]

Ashikaga Station opened on 22 May 1888, as a station operated by the Ryomo Railway.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The south side of the station in April 2007

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 459. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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Coordinates: 36°19′57″N 139°27′21″E / 36.3325°N 139.4557°E / 36.3325; 139.4557