Shiojiri Station

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Shiojiri Station
塩尻駅
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Shiojiri Station, June 2015
Location Daimon Hachibancho, Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture 399-0737
Japan
Coordinates 36°6′53.2″N 137°56′52.5″E / 36.114778°N 137.947917°E / 36.114778; 137.947917Coordinates: 36°6′53.2″N 137°56′52.5″E / 36.114778°N 137.947917°E / 36.114778; 137.947917
Elevation 715.8 meters
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 222.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms 3 island platforms
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=774
History
Opened 15 December 1902
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 3981 (daily)
Location
Shiojiri Station is located in Japan
Shiojiri Station
Shiojiri Station
Location within Japan

Shiojiri Station (塩尻駅 Shiojiri-eki?) is a train station in the city of Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East), with a freight terminal operated by the Japan Freight Railway Company. It is the operational border between JR East and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai) for the Chūō Main Line.

Lines[edit]

Shiojiri Station is served by the Chūō Main Line (Chūō East Line), and is 222.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also the terminus of the 27.7 kilometer Okaya – Shiojiri branch line. It is also the terminus for the Shinonoi Line.

Station layout[edit]

The the station consists of a three ground-level island platforms, connected to the station building by an elevated station building. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
2  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
3  Chūō Main Line Tatsuno and Iida
   Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
   Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
   Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
4  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
   Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
   Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
5  Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
6  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
JR East
Midoriko   Chūō East Line (New Line)   Terminus
Ono   Chūō East Line (Old Line)   Terminus
Terminus   Shinonoi Line   Hirooka
JR Central
Terminus   Chūō West Line   Seba

History[edit]

Shiojiri Station opened on 15 December 1902,[1] initially as the terminal of a Chuo Line extension from Matsumoto. The station was relocated in 1982, with the old station being converted to a classification yard. In the 1987 privatization of the Japanese National Railways, the station was assigned to the control of the East Japan Railway Company.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 3,981 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shiojiri City Hall

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 54. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 

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