Gotemba Station

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CB10
Gotemba Station

御殿場駅
170504 Gotemba Station Gotemba Japan02n.jpg
Mount Fuji Side in May 2017
Location1898-3 Niihashi, Gotemba-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°18′02″N 138°56′04″E / 35.300467°N 138.934361°E / 35.300467; 138.934361Coordinates: 35°18′02″N 138°56′04″E / 35.300467°N 138.934361°E / 35.300467; 138.934361
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Gotemba Line.svg Gotemba Line
Distance35.5 kilometers from Kōzu
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeCB10
History
OpenedFebruary 1, 1889
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)4879 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR Central   Following station
CB11
toward Numazu
Gotemba Line
CB09
toward Kōzu
Odakyu
TerminusRomancecar
CB08
toward Shinjuku or Kita-Senju
Location
Gotemba Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Gotemba Station
Gotemba Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Gotemba Station is located in Japan
Gotemba Station
Gotemba Station
Gotemba Station (Japan)
Hakone Otome Side in February 2012

Gotemba Station (御殿場駅, Gotenba-eki) is a railway station on the Gotemba Line in the eastern part of the city 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, and is located 35.5 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōzu. The limited express train Mt. Fuji 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, and a staffed ticket office. The station building is elevated above the platforms.

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 Mt. Fuji for Shinjuku

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.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 4879 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Gotemba Minami High School
  • Gotemba High School

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]

  • 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.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link) (in Japanese)

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