Ishioka Station

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Ishioka Station
石岡駅
Ishioka-Sta-E.JPG
The east entrance of Ishioka Station in September 2016
Location 1-1-17 Kokufu, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki-ken 315-0014
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Joban Line
Distance 80.0 km from Nippori
Platforms 1 side platform + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=112
History
Opened 1895
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 5,702 daily
Location
Ishioka Station is located in Japan
Ishioka Station
Ishioka Station
Location within Japan

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 Joban Line, and is located 80.0 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. It also used to be the terminal for the Kashima Railway Line until the line closed on 31 March 2007.

Station layout[edit]

Ishioka Station has one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

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

There was also a platform and depot for the Kashima Railway Line, from 1922 until it closed on 31 March 2007.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Takahama Local Hatori

History[edit]

The station opened on 4 November 1895.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 5,702 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]

See also[edit]

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 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Ibaraki Airport website. Retrieved 8 September 2012. Archived 10 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]


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