Mito Station (Ibaraki)
Mito Station South entrance, May 2012
(See other stations in Ibaraki)
|Address in Japanese||茨城県水戸市宮町1-1-1|
Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo
|Statistics||28,783 (JR Lines) passengers/day (FY2014)|
|Medium bus terminal at this station|
Mito Station is served by the JR East Jōban Line and Suigun Line, and also by the Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Ōarai-Kashima Line. It is located is located 115.3 km from the official starting point of the Jōban Line at Nippori Station and is a terminus of the Suigun Line and of the Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Ōarai-Kashima Line.
The station consists of four island platforms serving eight tracks.
|1/2||■ Suigun Line||for Kami-Sugaya, Hitachi-Ōta, Hitachi-Daigo, and Kōriyama|
|3/4||■ Jōban Line||for Hitachi, Takahagi, Iwaki, and Sendai|
|5/6||■ Jōban Line and Mito Line||for Tomobe, Tsuchiura, Ueno, Kasama, Shimodate, and Oyama|
|7||■ Jōban Line (Limited express)||for Tomobe, Tsuchiura, Kashiwa, and Ueno|
|8||■ Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Ōarai-Kashima Line||for Ōarai, Shin-Hokota, and Kashima-Jingu|
Mito station opened on the Mito Line on 16 January 1889. The Suigun Line opened on 16 November 1897. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new station building was completed in July 1994.
The Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo Ōarai-Kashima Line opened on 14 March 1985.
The JR East station was used by 28,782 passengers in fiscal 2014 (boarding passengers only).
The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average|
- Mito City Office
- The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
- 各駅情報（水戸駅） [Station Information (Mito Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
- 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 480. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
- 各駅の乗車人員 （2000年度） [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
- 各駅の乗車人員 （2005年度） [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
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