Jichiidai Station

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Jichi-idai Station
自治医大駅
Jichiidai-eki-1.jpg
Jichi-idai East entrance, December 2006
Location 3-13-3 Idaimae, Shimotsuke, Tochigi
(栃木県下野市医大前三丁目13-3)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1983
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 3,702 daily[1]

Jichi-idai Station (自治医大駅?, Jichi-idai eki) is a railway station on the Utsunomiya Line in Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is named for Jichi Medical University.

Lines[edit]

Jichi-idai Station is served by the Utsunomiya Line (Tohoku Main Line), and is 90.7 km from the starting point of the line at Tokyo. Through services to and from the Tokaido Line and Yokosuka Line are also provided via the Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line.

Station layout[edit]

This station has an elevated station building, located above one island platform serving two tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Ōmiya, and Ueno
 Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Utsunomiya
for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Zushi
2  Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya and Kuroiso

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Koganei   Commuter Rapid   Ishibashi
Koganei   Rapid   Ishibashi
Kogane   Local   Ishibashi

History[edit]

Jichi-idai Station opened on 27 April 1983. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°23′44″N 139°51′17″E / 36.3956°N 139.8546°E / 36.3956; 139.8546