Kataoka Station

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Kataoka Station
Kataoka Sta. West Entrance 20150517.jpg
Kataoka Station west entrance, May 2015
Location Kataoka, Yaita, Tochigi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1897
Passengers (FY2014) 718 daily [1]

Kataoka Station (片岡駅 Kataoka-eki?) is a railway station on the Utsunomiya Line in Yaita, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kataoka Station is served by the Utsunomiya Line (Tohoku Main Line), and lies 135.5 km from the starting point of the line at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

This station has an elevated station building with one island platform and one side platform underneath; however, platform 2 is not in use.


1  Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
3  Utsunomiya Line for Kuroiso

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Kamasusaka   Commuter Rapid   Yaita
Kamasusaka   Rapid   Yaita
Kamasusaka   Local   Yaita


Kataoka Station opened on 5 June 1897.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[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. 
  2. ^ JR East station information. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°45′17″N 139°56′44″E / 36.7547°N 139.9455°E / 36.7547; 139.9455