Mitsutōge Station

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Mitsutōge Station
三つ峠駅
Fuji-Kyuko-Mitsutoge-Station-01.jpg
Mitsutōge Station, January 2011
Location 1583 Onuma, Nishikatsura, Minamitsuru, Yamanashi
(山梨県西桂町小沼1583)
Japan
Operated by Fuji Kyuko
Line(s) Fujikyuko Line
Other information
Station code FJ11
History
Opened 1929
Previous names Onuma (until 1943)
Traffic
Passengers (FY1998) 651 daily

Mitsutōge Station (三つ峠駅 Mitsutōge-eki?) is a railway station on the Fujikyuko Line in Nishikatsura, Yamanashi, Japan, operated by Fuji Kyuko (Fujikyu).[1]

Lines[edit]

Mitsutōge Station is served by the 26.6 km (16.5 mi) privately operated Fujikyuko Line from Ōtsuki to Kawaguchiko, and is 15.8 kilometres (9.8 mi) from the terminus of the line at Ōtsuki Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms and tracks from the west, August 2009

The station is staffed and consists of an island platform serving two tracks, with the station building located on the south (down) side of the tracks. Passengers cross the track to the platform via a level crossing.[1] It has a waiting room and toilet facilities.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Fujikyuko Line for Fujisan and Kawaguchiko
2  Fujikyuko Line for Ōtsuki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Fujikyuko Line
Tsuru-bunkadaigaku-mae Fuji Tozan Densha Shimoyoshida
Higashi-Katsura Local Kotobuki
Fujisan Tokkyū: Does not stop at this station

History[edit]

Mitsutōge Station opened on 19 June 1929, initially named Onuma Station (小沼駅?).[2] It was renamed on 20 September 1943.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 1998, the station was used by an average of 651 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

TV drama location[edit]

The station was used as a location in the TV Asahi drama Teruteru Ashita (てるてるあした?).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 各駅のご案内 [Station information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fujikyuko. 1 December 2007. 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°31′26″N 138°50′43″E / 35.52389°N 138.84528°E / 35.52389; 138.84528