Gumyō Station

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Gumyō Station
求名駅
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Gumyō Station
Location Gumyō 141, Tōgane, Chiba
(千葉県東金市求名141)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōgane Line
History
Opened 1911
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 1915 daily

Gumyō Station (求名駅?, Gumyō-eki) is a railway station operated by JR East's Tōgane Line located in Tōgane, Chiba Prefecture Japan. It is the eastern terminus of the Tōgane Line and is 9.6 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ōami Station.

History[edit]

Gumyō Station was opened on November 1, 1911 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), which became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. All scheduled freight operations were discontinued from October 1, 1962. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Gumyō Station has a dual opposed side platforms. The platform is short, and can only handle trains with a length of six carriages or less.

Platform[edit]

1  Tōgane Line For Narutō
2  Tōgane Line For Ōami , Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōgane Line
Tōgane - Narutō

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°34′47″N 140°23′46″E / 35.5798°N 140.3961°E / 35.5798; 140.3961