Saruhashi Station seen from nearby hill
|Location||Saruhashi-cho, Ōtsuki, Yamanashi
|Operated by||East Japan Railway Company|
|Line(s)||Chūō Rapid Line|
|Passengers (2011)||1,567 daily|
Saruhashi Station (猿橋駅 Saruhashi-eki) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line of East Japan Railway Company in Ōtsuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is 85.3 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.
Saruhashi Station was opened on October 1, 1902, as a passenger and freight station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR) Chūō Main Line. The name of the station was originally Eikyo-eki, but changed to its present pronunciation of the same kanji on August1, 1918. Freight services were discontinued from April 20, 1960. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. The station building was rebuilt in 1997. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation from November 18, 2001.
Saruhashi Station has a single island platform serving two tracks.
|1||■■Chūō Line||for Takao, Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku,Tokyo|
|2||■■Chūō Line||for Ōtsuki, Kōfu, Kobuchizawa, Kami-Suwa, Matsumoto|
|Chūō Main Line|
- Saruhashi,Enkyō (猿橋 Monkey bridge), 1 of 3 strange bridges in Japan, 1 km east of this station.
- 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. 145. ISBN 4-16-748701-2.
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- Official home page.(in Japanese)