Ishioka Station

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Ishioka Station
石岡駅
Ishioka sta.jpg
Ishioka Station, May 2006
Location
Prefecture Ibaraki
(See other stations in Ibaraki)
City Ishioka
Neighborhood 1-1-17 Kokufu
Postal code 315-0014
Address in Japanese 茨城県石岡市国府1-1-17
History
Opened 1895
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
Statistics 5,595 passengers/day (FY2011, JR East)

Ishioka Station (石岡駅 Ishioka-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōban Line in Ishioka, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Ishioka Station is served by the Jōban Line. It also used to be the terminal for the Kashima Railway Line until the line closed on 31 March 2007.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter.[1]

Platforms[edit]

The former Kashima Railway platform in September 2006
1  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura, Toride, and Ueno
2  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi, and Iwaki
3  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi, and Iwaki

There was also a platform and depot for the Kashima Railway Line, which closed on 31 March 2007.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Takahama Local Hatori

History[edit]

The station opened on 4 November 1895.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 5,595 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

East side of the station, February 2012

There is a bus service from here to Ibaraki Airport.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(石岡駅) [Station Information: Ishioka Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Ibaraki Airport website. Retrieved 8 September 2012.

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°11′29″N 140°16′47″E / 36.19139°N 140.27972°E / 36.19139; 140.27972