Minobu Station

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Minobu Station
身延駅
Minobu Station Building.jpg
JR Minobu Station, March 2006
Location Tsunouchi, Minobu, Minamikoma, Yamanashi
(山梨県南巨摩郡身延町角打636)
Japan
Coordinates 35°21′43″N 138°27′12″E / 35.3620°N 138.4532°E / 35.3620; 138.4532
Operated by JR Central
Line(s) Minobu Line
History
Opened 1920
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 455 daily

Minobu Station (身延駅 Minobu-eki?) is a railway station on the Minobu Line of Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) located in the town of Minobu, Minamikoma District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is located 43.5 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Minobu Line at Fuji Station.

History[edit]

Minobu Station was opened on May 18, 1920 as the terminal station on the original Fuji-Minobu Line. The line was extended to Ichikawa-Daimon Station in December 1927, and came under control of the Japanese Government Railways on May 1, 1941. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railway) after World War II. A new station building was completed in June 1980. Freight operations were discontinued from January 16, 1984. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Minobu Station has a single side platform located adjacent to the station building, and a single island platform.

Platform[edit]

1  Minobu Line For Kōfu, Fuji
2  Minobu Line For Kōfu
3  Minobu Line For Fuji,Kōfu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Minobu Line
Kai-Ōshima - Shionosawa

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