Tendō Station

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Tendō Station
天童駅
Tendō Station East Entrance.jpg
The east entrance in August 2006
Location Honchō, Tendō, Yamagata
Japan
Coordinates 38°21′36″N 140°22′10″E / 38.359969°N 140.369503°E / 38.359969; 140.369503Coordinates: 38°21′36″N 140°22′10″E / 38.359969°N 140.369503°E / 38.359969; 140.369503
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Connections Bus stop
History
Opened 1901
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 1,729 daily
Location
Tendō Station is located in Japan
Tendō Station
Tendō Station
Location within Japan

Tendō Station (天童駅?, Tendō-eki) is a railway station in Tendō, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Tendō Station is served by the Ōu Main Line and the Yamagata Shinkansen, and is located 100.4 rail kilometers from the terminus of both lines at Fukushima Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Tendō Station is an elevated station with one side platform and one island platform, serving three tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Yamagata Shinkansen for Yamagata, Fukushima, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
 Yamagata Line for Yonezawa, and Yamagata
2  Yamagata Shinkansen for Murayama and Shinjō
 Yamagata Line for Murayama and Shinjō
3  Yamagata Shinkansen for Murayama and Shinjō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamagata Shinkansen
Yamagata   Tsubasa   Sakurambo Higashine
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Tendō-Minami   Local   Midaregawa

History[edit]

Tendō Station opened on 23 August 1901.[2] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987.[1] A new station building was completed in September 1992.[citation needed] The Yamagata Shinkansen began operations from 4 December 1999.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 1,729 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 1,938[4]
2005 1,828[5]
2010 1,701[6]
2011 1,714[7]
2012 1,729[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is in the heart of Tendō with the bus station and shops adjacent.

  • Tendō City Hall
  • Tendō post office
  • Hiroshige Art Museum
  • Tendō Shogi Museum
  • Tendō onsen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 530. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 126. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 

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