Sakaori Station

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Sakaori Station
The whole view of JR East Sakaori Station.JPG
Sakaori Station, Sep 2010
Location Sakaori, Kōfu, Yamanashi
Coordinates 35°39′34″N 138°35′57″E / 35.659422°N 138.599208°E / 35.659422; 138.599208Coordinates: 35°39′34″N 138°35′57″E / 35.659422°N 138.599208°E / 35.659422; 138.599208
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1926

Sakaori Station (酒折駅, Sakaori-eki) is a railway station of the Chūō Main Line, East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Sakaori 1-chōme, in the city of Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It is located rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.


Sakaori Station was opened on February 11, 1926 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Chūō Main Line. The JGR became the JNR (Japanese National Railways) after the end of World War II. Scheduled freight services were discontinued from November 1986. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation from October 16, 2004. The current station building was completed in February 2006.


Sakaori Station has a single side platform and a single island platform serving three tracks.


1 Chūō Main Line for Kōfu, Nirasaki, Kobuchizawa and Matsumoto
2 Chūō Main Line sidetrack
3 Chūō Main Line for Ōtsuki, Takao, Hachiōji and Tachikawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

JR East
Isawa-onsen   Chūō Main Line   Kōfu


  • Miyoshi Kozo. Chuo-sen Machi to eki Hyaku-niju nen. JT Publishing (2009) ISBN 453307698X (in Japanese)
  • JR全線全駅ステーション倶楽部編(上) [Complete JR Line/Station Compendium (Vol. 1)] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Bunshun Bunko. September 1988. p. 0. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 

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