Miraidaira Station

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Miraidaira Station
みらい平駅
Miraidaira Station 2006.jpg
Miraidaira Station in August 2006
Location 1-5 Yōkōdai, Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki
(茨城県つくばみらい市陽光台1-5)
Japan
Operated by Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company
Line(s) Tsukuba Express
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code 16
History
Opened 2005
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 3,387 daily

Miraidaira Station (みらい平駅?, Miraidaira-eki) is a railway station on the Tsukuba Express line in Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operator Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company. It is numbered "16".

Lines[edit]

Miraidaira Station is served by the 58.3 km Tsukuba Express line from Akihabara in Tokyo to Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, and lies 44.3 km from the Tokyo terminus of the line at Akihabara.[1] Only "Semi Rapid" and all-stations "Local" services stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks situated on the first basement ("B1F") level.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tsukuba Express for Tsukuba
2  Tsukuba Express for Akihabara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tsukuba Express (16)
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Moriya (15)   Semi Rapid   Midorino(17)
Moriya (15)   Local   Midorino (17)

History[edit]

The station opened on 24 August 2005, coinciding with the opening of the Tsukuba Express line.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 3,387 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Bus services[edit]

The station is served by buses operated by Kanto Railway and also Mirai community buses operated by Tsukubamirai.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 212. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°59′40.64″N 140°2′18.05″E / 35.9946222°N 140.0383472°E / 35.9946222; 140.0383472