Tarui Station (Gifu)
(See other stations in Gifu)
|Line(s)||Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Statistics||2,532 passengers/day 2009|
- 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
- 25 May 1884 Ogaki - Sekigahara and Tarui station were opened.
- 23 Aug 1901 Ogaki - Tarui was duplicated.
- 10 Feb 1902 Tarui - Sekigahara was duplicated.
- 11 Oct 1944 By-pass line and Shin Tarui were opened. Only up-bound (eastbound) trains stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Nov 1946 Tarui branch opened. Every eastbound local trains and some west bound local trains stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Nov 1986 Shin-Tarui Station was closed. Every local trains stopped at Tarui.
- 1 Apr 1987 Railways were privatized and Tarui Station was inherited by JR Central.
- Down bound (west bound) main line (One way): It does not pass Tarui station. Express trains and freight trains use this line.
- Up bound (east bound) main line (One way): It passes Tarui station.
- Tarui branch line (this is common name )
- Ogaki - Tarui (One way): West bound local trains use this line. (East bound trains use main line. )
- Tarui - Sekigahara (Single track): West bound local trains and east bound local trains which start from Sekigahara use this line.
From 1944 to 1986 there was Shin-Tarui Station (新垂井駅 Shin Tarui Eki?) on the west bound main line from Ogaki to Sekigahara. It was about 3 km far from Tarui station and only down bound (west bound ) 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:
|Central Japan Railway Company|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Ōgaki||Semi Rapid (westbound only)||Sekigahara|
|Ōgaki||Home Liner Sekigahara (westbound only)||Sekigahara|
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