Hitachi Station

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Hitachi Station
日立駅
JR Hitachi sta 002.jpg
Hitachi Station, February 2012
Location Saiwai-cho 1-1-1, Hitachi, Ibaraki
(茨城県日立市幸町一丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
History
Opened 1897
Previous names Sukegawa (until 1939)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 11,651 daily

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

Lines[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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