Moriya Station

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Gate for the Kantō Railway
Gate for the Tsukuba Express

Moriya Station (守谷駅 Moriya-eki?) is a railway station in Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by the private railway operators Kantō Railway and Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Moriya Station is served by the Tsukuba Express (Station No. 15) and the Jōsō Line.

Station layout[edit]

Platforms[edit]

The Jōsō Line platforms are ground-level and consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.

Kantō Railway[edit]

1, 2  Jōsō Line for Togashira and Toride
3, 4  Jōsō Line for Mitsukaidō, Shimotsuma, and Shimodate

Metropolitan Intercity Railway[edit]

The Tsukuba Express platforms are elevated and consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.

1  Tsukuba Express for Tsukuba
2  Tsukuba Express (Alighting only)
3, 4  Tsukuba Express for Nagareyama-ōtakanomori, Kita-Senju, and Akihabara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tsukuba Express (15)
Nagareyama-ōtakanomori (12)   Rapid   Tsukuba (20)
Kashiwanoha-campus (13)   Commuter-Rapid   Kenkyū-gakuen (19)
Kashiwanoha-campus (13)   Semi-Rapid   Miraidaira (16)
Kashiwa-Tanaka (14)   Local   Miraidaira (16)
Jōsō Line
Minami-Moriya   Rapid   Mitsukaidō
Minami-Moriya   Local   Shin-Moriya

History[edit]

The Kanto Railway station opened on 1 November 1913.[1] The Tsukuba Express station opened on 24 August 2005.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the Kanto Railway station was used by an average of 11,552 passengers daily, and the Tsukuba Express station was used by an average of 22,644 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

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. 206-212. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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Coordinates: 35°57′02″N 139°59′32″E / 35.9506872°N 139.9921972°E / 35.9506872; 139.9921972