Tarui Station (Gifu)
Tarui Station in September 2017
Tarui-cho, Fuwa-gun, Gifu-ken 503-2100|
|Operated by||JR Central|
|Line(s)||■ Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Distance||418.1 km from Tokyo|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island platform|
|Status||Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)|
|Opened||May 25, 1884|
|Passengers (2015)||2628 daily|
Tarui Station is served by the JR Central Tōkaidō Main Line, and is located 418.1 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo. The westbound main line track does not pass Tarui station. Express trains and freight trains use this track. The eastbound main line track passes Tarui station and is used by eastbound local trains. Westbound trains use the "Tarui branch line" which parallels the eastbound main line.
- There is a side platform serving a track on the north side of the station and an island platform serving 2 tracks on the south side of the station.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||for Ōgaki, and Nagoya|
|2||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||trains starting Sekigahara for Ōgaki and Nagoya|
|3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Maibara and Kyōto|
trains starting Sekigahara for Ōgaki and Nagoya
|Central Japan Railway Company|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Ōgaki||Semi Rapid (westbound only)||Sekigahara|
|Ōgaki||Home Liner Sekigahara (westbound only)||Sekigahara|
- 25 May 1884 Ogaki - Sekigahara and Tarui stations were opened.
- 23 Aug 1901 Ogaki - Tarui portion was double tracked.
- 10 Feb 1902 Tarui - Sekigahara portion was double tracked
- 11 Oct 1944 By-pass line and Shin Tarui were opened. Only eastbound trains stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Nov 1946 Tarui branch opened. Every eastbound local train and some westbound local trains stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Nov 1986 Shin-Tarui Station was closed. Every local train in both directions stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Apr 1987 Railways were privatized and Tarui Station was inherited by JR Central.
From 1944 to 1986 there was Shin-Tarui Station (新垂井駅 Shin Tarui Eki) on the westbound main line from Ogaki to Sekigahara. It was about 3 km far from Tarui station and only westbound local trains stopped at the station. It had 1 through track and 1 siding track with a side platform.
The following photographs taken in December 2002 show the remains of Shin Tarui Station:
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2628 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). 
- Tarui Town Hall
- site of Tarui Castle
- 岐阜県統計書（平成２８年） [Gifu Prefecture Statistics (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Gifu Prefecture. 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
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