Gotemba Station

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Gotemba Station
御殿場駅
JR Gotemba sta 001.jpg
Hakone Otome Side in February 2012
Location 1898-3 Niihashi, Gotemba-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s) Gotemba Line
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1 February 1889
Traffic
Passengers (FY2006) 4,698 daily
Location
Gotemba Station is located in Japan
Gotemba Station
Gotemba Station
Location within Japan

Gotemba Station (御殿場駅?, Gotemba-eki) is a railway station on the Gotemba Line in the eastern part of Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). It is one of the gateway stations to Mount Fuji and the Fuji Five Lakes (including Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka).

Lines[edit]

Gotemba Station is served by the Gotemba Line. The limited express train Asagiri runs between Shinjuku (Tokyo) and this station via Matsuda.

Station layout[edit]

Gotemba Station has a single side platform and a single island platform serving three tracks. The station building has automated ticket machines, IC card TOICA automated turnstiles (IC card is available only for Numazu direction), and a seat reservation service counter. The station building is elevated, and connected to the platforms by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

View of the platforms in April 2012
1  Gotemba Line for Yamakita, Matsuda, and Kōzu
2  Gotemba Line for Susono and Numazu
3  Gotemba Line for both directions, and Limited Express Asagiri for Shinjuku

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Gotemba Line
Suruga-Oyama
Matsuda
Asagiri Terminus
Ashigara - Minami-Gotemba

History[edit]

Gotemba Station opened on February 1, 1889 as one of the original stations of the Tōkaidō Main Line between Kōzu and Shizuoka.

From 1955, in a joint operation with Odakyu Electric Railway, JNR began operating the limited express Asagiri service from Shinjuku to Gotemba.

Along with its division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Bus terminals[edit]

Bus tickets and "Hakone Free Pass" (excursion ticket) can be bought at Bus Information on each side.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  • Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. ISBN 4533029809.  (Japanese)
  1. ^ 河口湖~横浜線(レイクライナー) - 富士急行バス [Kawaguchiko - Yokohama Line "Lake Liner" - Fuji Kyuko Bus] (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  2. ^ 大阪・京都~新富士・沼津・御殿場・新松田・小田原(金太郎号) - 富士急行バス [Osaka/Kyoto - Shin-Fuji/Numazu/Gotemba/Shina-Matsuda/Odawara "Kintaro" - Fuji Kyuko Bus] (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  3. ^ ja福岡・博多・北九州~静岡・富士山・富士急ハイランド線 - 富士急行バス [Fukuoka/Hakata/Kita-Kyushu - Shizuoka/Fujisan/Fuji-Q Highland Line - Fuji Kyuko Bus] (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 35°18′02″N 138°56′04″E / 35.300467°N 138.934361°E / 35.300467; 138.934361