Tomobe Station

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Tomobe Station
友部駅
Tomobe-sta.jpg
Tomobe Station, July 2007
Location Tomobe-ekimae 1-24, Kasama, Ibaraki
(茨城県笠間市友部駅前1-24)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line, Mito Line
History
Opened 1895
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 3636 daily

Tomobe Station (友部駅 Tomobe-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Tomobe Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 98.8 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. It is also the official terminus of the 50.2 km Mito Line.

Station layout[edit]

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

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura and Ueno
2, 3  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi and Iwaki
3, 4  Mito Line for Mito, Kasama, Shimodate and Oyama
3, 4, 5  Jōban Line for Mito

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Iwama Local Uchihara
Mito Line
Shishido - Terminus

History[edit]

Tomobe Station was opened on 1 January 1895. 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 2007.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kasama City Hall
  • Tomobe Post Office
  • Ibaraki Central Hospital

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°21′02″N 140°18′21″E / 36.3506°N 140.3057°E / 36.3506; 140.3057