Kotobuki Station

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Kotobuki Station
寿駅
Fuji-kyuko-Kotobuki-station-entrance.jpg
Kotobuki Station entrance in July 2009
Location 2930-2 Kamikurechi, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi-ken
Japan
Operated by Fuji Kyuko
Line(s) Fujikyuko Line
Distance 18.8 km from Ōtsuki
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Station code FJ12
History
Opened 19 June 1929
Previous names Kurechi (until 1930)
Traffic
Passengers (FY1998) 518 daily
Location
Kotobuki Station is located in Japan
Kotobuki Station
Kotobuki Station
Location within Japan

Kotobuki Station (寿駅 Kotobuki-eki?) is a railway station on the Fujikyuko Line in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Fuji Kyuko (Fujikyu).[1]

Lines[edit]

Kotobuki Station is served by the 26.6 km (16.5 mi) privately operated Fujikyuko Line from Ōtsuki to Kawaguchiko, and is 18.8 kilometres (11.7 mi) from the terminus of the line at Ōtsuki Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platform and track looking east in February 2006

The station is unstaffed, and consists of a single side platform serving a single bidirectional track, with the station structure located on the south side of the track.[1] It has a waiting room but no toilet facilities.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Fujikyuko Line
Mitsutōge Local Yoshiikeonsenmae
Fujisan Tokkyū: Does not stop at this station
Fuji Tozan Densha: Does not stop at this station

History[edit]

Kotobuki Station opened on 19 June 1929, initially named Kurechi Station (暮地駅?).[2] It was renamed on 11 June 1930 due to the name's similar appearance to bochi (墓地?), the Japanese word for graveyard.[1][2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 1998, the station was used by an average of 518 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 各駅のご案内 [Station information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fujikyuko. 3 January 2008. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 220. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°30′30″N 138°49′31″E / 35.50833°N 138.82528°E / 35.50833; 138.82528