Tarui Station (Gifu)

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Tarui Station
垂井駅
JR Tarui Station 4.jpg
Location
Prefecture Gifu
(See other stations in Gifu)
District Fuwa
Town Tarui
History
Opened 1884
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Statistics 2,532 passengers/day 2009

Tarui Station (垂井駅 Tarui-eki?) is a train station on the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) Tōkaidō Main Line in Tarui, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Layout[edit]

Platforms[edit]

  • 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

History[edit]

1902 Tokaido Line around Tarui was duplicated.
1944 Down bound by-pass line (westbound, hill climb) and Shin Tarui were opened. Former down line was removed. Only up trains stopped at Tarui. Down trains stopped at Shin-Tarui.
1946 Tarui Branch Line was opened where there had been former down line.
1986 Shin-Tarui Station was closed.
  • 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.
JR Tarui Station 1.jpg

Lines[edit]

  • 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.

Shin-Tarui Station[edit]

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. 35°23′30″N 136°30′47″E / 35.391542°N 136.512931°E / 35.391542; 136.512931

The following photographs taken in December 2002 show the remains of Shin Tarui Station:

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Ōgaki   Local   Sekigahara
Ōgaki   Semi Rapid (westbound only)   Sekigahara
Ōgaki   Rapid   Sekigahara
Ōgaki   New Rapid   Sekigahara
Ōgaki   Special Rapid   Sekigahara
Ōgaki   Home Liner Sekigahara (westbound only)   Sekigahara

Coordinates: 35°22′11″N 136°31′53″E / 35.369661°N 136.531362°E / 35.369661; 136.531362