Dentetsu-Kurobe Station

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Dentetsu-Kurobe Station
電鉄黒部駅
Dentetsukurobe sta1.jpg
Dentetsu-Kurobe Station in September 2009
Location 815 Mikkabi, Kurobe-shi, Toyama-ken 9938-0031
Japan
Coordinates 36°52′27″N 137°26′40″E / 36.8742°N 137.4444°E / 36.8742; 137.4444Coordinates: 36°52′27″N 137°26′40″E / 36.8742°N 137.4444°E / 36.8742; 137.4444
Operated by Toyama Chiho Railway logo.jpg Toyama Chihō Railway
Line(s) Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Distance 37.2 km from Dentetsu-Toyama
Platforms 2 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
History
Opened 5 November 1922
Previous names Nishi-Mikkaichi (to 1951); Dentetsu-Sakurai (to 1989)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 748 daily
Location
Dentetsu-Kurobe Station is located in Japan
Dentetsu-Kurobe Station
Dentetsu-Kurobe Station
Location within Japan

Dentetsu-Kurobe Station (電鉄黒部駅, Dentetsu-Kurobe-eki) is a railway station on the Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line in the city of Kurobe, Toyama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Toyama Chihō Railway.

Lines[edit]

Dentetsu-Kurobe Station is served by the Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line, and is 37.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Dentetsu-Toyama.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level opposed island platforms with one ground-level island platform sandwiched in-between. The platforms are reached by crossing the first track by a level crossing and walking up the stairs. The side platform furthest from the station building is not in service. The station is staffed. There is a depot with two tracks at the opposite side of the station building. To the east from the station building, there is a dead-end track.

History[edit]

The station opened on 5 November 1922 as Nishi-Mikkaichi Station (西三日市駅).[1] It was renamed Dentetsu-Sakurai Station (電鉄桜井駅) in June 1951, and renamed Dentetsu-Kurobe Station on 1 April 1989.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Shin-Uozu   Limited Express   Higashi-Mikkaichi
Dentetsu-Ishida   Rapid Express   Higashi-Mikkaichi
Dentetsu-Ishida   Express   Higashi-Mikkaichi
Dentetsu-Ishida   Local   Higashi-Mikkaichi

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by 748 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kurobe City Hall
  • Kurobe Post Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 私鉄主要駅旅客輸送状況(1日平均)) (in Japanese). Japan: Toyama Prefectural Office. 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2017. 

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