Onoya Station

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Onoya Station

小野屋駅
Onoya station on Kyushu Railway by misijp in Yufu, Oita.jpg
Onoya Station in July 2007
LocationJapan
Coordinates33°11′07″N 131°27′09″E / 33.18528°N 131.45250°E / 33.18528; 131.45250Coordinates: 33°11′07″N 131°27′09″E / 33.18528°N 131.45250°E / 33.18528; 131.45250
Operated byJR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kyūdai Main Line
Distance119.6 km from Kurume
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessNo - platforms linked by footbridge
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened30 October 1915 (1915-10-30)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)357 daily
Rank284th (among JR Kyushu stations)
Location
Onoya Station is located in Japan
Onoya Station
Onoya Station
Location within Japan

Onoya Station (小野屋駅, Onoya-eki) is a railway station in Yufu, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Kyudai Main Line.[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Kyūdai Main Line and is located 119.6 km from the starting point of the line at Kurume.[3]

Layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks at grade. The station building, a modern steel structure, is unstaffed and serves only to house a waiting area and an automatic ticket vending machine. From the access road, it is necessary to go up a short flight of steps to enter the station building. Access to the opposite side platform is by means of a footbridge.[2][3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kyūdai Main Line
Tenjinyama Local Onigase

History[edit]

The private Daito Railway (大湯鉄道) opened the station on 30 October 1915 as the western terminus of a track which it had laid from Ōita. On 1 December 1922, the Daito Railway was nationalized and absorbed into Japanese Government Railways, (JGR) which designated the track which served the station as part of the Daito Line. On 29 September 1923, Onoya became a through-station when the track was extended further west to Yunohira. On 15 November 1934, when the Daito Line had linked up with the Kyudai Main Line further west, JGR designated the station as part of the Kyudai Main Line. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR), the successor of JGR, on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Kyushu.[4][5]

The station, which formerly had an outsourced ticket window, became unstaffed from April 2016.[6]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 357 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), and it ranked 284th among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "小野屋" [Onoya]. hacchi-no-he.net. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第4巻 福岡エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 4 Fukuoka Area] (in Japanese). Kodansha. pp. 41, 75. ISBN 9784062951630.
  4. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 227. ISBN 4533029809.
  5. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. pp. 741–2. ISBN 4533029809.
  6. ^ "小野屋駅の駅営業体制変更のお知らせ" [Announcement of change of business system at Onoya Station] (PDF). 市報ゆふ. 市報ゆふ (Yufu City News). January 2016. p. 9. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  7. ^ "駅別乗車人員上位300駅(平成28年度)" [Passengers embarking by station - Top 300 stations (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF). JR Kyushu. 31 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.


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