Hitachi Station

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Hitachi Station
JR Hitachi sta 002.jpg
Hitachi Station, February 2012
Location Saiwai-cho 1-1-1, Hitachi, Ibaraki
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
Opened 1897
Previous names Sukegawa (until 1939)
Passengers (FY2014) 11,651 daily

Hitachi Station (日立駅 Hitachi-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.


Hitachi Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 146.9 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hitachi Station is an elevated station with one side platform and one island platform. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Jōban Line for Iwaki
2  Jōban Line for Iwaki (Express only)
for Mito and Ueno (starting trains only)
3  Jōban Line for Mito and Ueno

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Hitachi-Taga Local Ogitsu


Hitachi Station was opened on 25 February 1897 as Sukegawa Station (助川駅?) . It was renamed to its present name on 20 October 1939. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The current station building was completed in April 2012.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hitachi City Hall
  • Hitachi Post Office
  • Hitachi Company


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°35′25″N 140°39′42″E / 36.5902°N 140.6616°E / 36.5902; 140.6616