Hakone-Yumoto Station

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Hakone-Yumoto Station
箱根湯本駅
800px-Hakone-Yumoto Sta 2009.JPG
The station entrance in June 2009
Location 707-1 Yumoto Shiraishishita, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken
Japan
Operated by Hakone Tozan Railway
Line(s) Hakone Tozan Line
Distance 6.1 km from Odawara
Tracks 4
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1 October 1919
Rebuilt 2009
Location
Hakone-Yumoto Station is located in Japan
Hakone-Yumoto Station
Hakone-Yumoto Station
Location within Japan

Hakone-Yumoto Station (箱根湯本駅, Hakone-Yumoto-eki) is a railway station on the Hakone Tozan Line in Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Hakone-Yumoto Station is served by the Hakone Tozan Line from Odawara to Gōra, although all Hakone Tozan Line trains start from this station, and only Odakyu services operate between Hakone-Yumoto and Odawara. The station lies 6.1 kilometers from the line's official starting point at Odawara Station. Odakyu Electric Railway "Romancecar" limited express trains run between Shinjuku and this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station has four tracks. There are some shops, information center for sightseeing and hotel reservations, and bus terminal also in front of the station.

Platforms[edit]

The platforms in December 2016
1  Hakone Tozan Line limited express trains for Odawara
Odakyu Odawara Line for Machida and Shinjuku
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kita-Senju
2  Hakone Tozan Line local trains for Odawara
Odakyu Odawara Line for Shin-Matsuda and Shinjuku
3  Hakone Tozan Line for Gōra
4  Hakone Tozan Line extra

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hakone Tozan Line
Odawara   Limited Express   Terminus
Iriuda   Local   Terminus
Terminus   Local   Tōnosawa

History[edit]

Hakone-Yumoto Station in 1919
The station forecourt in 2005 before remodelling

Hakone-Yumoto station opened on October 1, 1888, as "Odawara Horse-drawn Railway" terminal Yumoto Station, from Kōzu Station (on the Tokaido Main Line), via Odawara Station. On June 1, 1919, a new electrified funicular railway was opened from Hakone-Yumoto to Gōra, and the Hakone Tozan Railway (founded 1928) converted the Odawawa to Hakone-Yumoto tram line to a railway in 1935.

Since 1950, Odakyu Electric Railway provides through servicea from Shinjuku Station on its Odawara Line, by Limited Express "Romancecar" and Express (commuter trains). After March 15, 2008, Odakyu discontinued normal Express services on the Hakone Tozan Line. A new station building was completed in 2009.

Bus services[edit]

Buses are operated by several companies.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°14′0.70″N 139°6′14.07″E / 35.2335278°N 139.1039083°E / 35.2335278; 139.1039083