Higashi-Yamanashi Station

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Higashi-Yamanashi Station
Higashi-Yamanashi Station platforms
Location 192, Sangasho, Yamanashi, Yamanashi
Coordinates 35°41′39″N 138°42′10″E / 35.694172°N 138.702683°E / 35.694172; 138.702683Coordinates: 35°41′39″N 138°42′10″E / 35.694172°N 138.702683°E / 35.694172; 138.702683
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1957
Passengers (2010) 678 daily

Higashi-Yamanashi Station (東山梨駅, Higashi-Yamanashi-eki) is a railway station of Chūō Main Line, East Japan Railway Company (JR East), in Sangasho, in the city of Yamanashi, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is located 120.1 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.


Higashi-Yamanashi Station has two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing.


down Chūō Main Line for Kōfu, Kobuchizawa, Kami-Suwa and Matsumoto
up Chūō Main Line for Ōtsuki, Hachiōji, Shinjuku and Tōkyō


Higashi-Yamanashi Station opened on February 5, 1957 as a passenger station on the JNR (Japanese National Railways). It has been unattended since October 1970. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation from October 16, 2004.

Adjacent stations[edit]

JR East
Enzan   Chūō Main Line   Yamanashishi


  • Miyoshi Kozo. Chuo-sen Machi to eki Hyaku-niju nen. JT Publishing (2009) ISBN 453307698X (in Japanese)
  • JR全線全駅ステーション倶楽部編(上) [Complete JR Line/Station Compendium (Vol. 1)] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Bunshun Bunko. September 1988. p. {{{1}}}. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 

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