Tōkai Station

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Tōkai Station

東海駅
JREast-Tokai-station-platform.jpg
Tōkai Station, August 2006
LocationFunaishikawaekinishi 1-1-1, Tōkai, Ibaraki
(茨城県那珂郡東海村舟石川駅西一丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated byJR East
Line(s)Jōban Line
History
Opened1898
Previous namesIshigami (until 1957)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013)4,615 daily

Tōkai Station (東海駅, Tōkai-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Tōkai, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Tōkai Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 130 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout[edit]

Tōkai Station has one side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1,2  Jōban Line for Hitachi, Takahagi, and Iwaki
2,3  Joban Line
(JU Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Mito, Tomobe, Tsuchiura, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
 Mito Line for Mito, Tomobe, Kasama, Shimodate, and Oyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Sawa Local Ōmika

History[edit]

Tōkai Station was opened on 1 April 1898 as Ishigami Station (石神駅). The station was renamed to its present name on 1 April 1957. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new station building was completed in July 1994.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tōkai Village Hall
  • Tōkai Post Office

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°27′55″N 140°33′57″E / 36.4654°N 140.5657°E / 36.4654; 140.5657