Toride Station

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Toride Station west entrance platform, June 2010

Toride Station (取手駅 Toride-eki?) is a railway station located in Toride, Ibaraki, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Platforms[edit]

1 Jōban Line (Local) For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Yoyogi-Uehara
2 Jōban Line (Local) For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Yoyogi-Uehara
3 Jōban Line For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Ueno
4 Jōban Line For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Ueno
Jōban Line (Rapid) For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Ueno
5 Jōban Line (Rapid) For Abiko, Shin-Matsudo, Kita-Senju, and Ueno
Jōban Line For Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Mito, and Takahagi
6 Jōban Line Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Mito, and Takahagi
7 Jōsō Line For Moriya, Mitsukaido, and Shimodate
8 Jōsō Line For Moriya, Mitsukaido, and Shimodate

Adjacent stations[edit]

Toride Station east entrance, June 2009
« Service »
JR East Jōban Line
Kashiwa   Special Rapid   Fujishiro
Tennōdai   Local
(Rapid service between Toride and Ueno)
  Fujishiro
Tennōdai   Local (rush hour)   Terminus
Kantō Railway Jōsō Line
Terminus Local Nishi-Toride

History[edit]

The station opened on 25 December 1896.[1]

2010 knife attack[edit]

A Japanese man, identified as 27-year old, was arrested after stabbing 14 people outside of the west entrance of Toride Station on the morning of December 17, 2010. The suspect is alleged to have boarded a bus where he stabbed mostly high school and middle school students, before being subdued. None of the victims were seriously injured.[2][3][4]

See also[edit]

Media related to Toride Station at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR East Toride Station information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Japan knife attacker injures at least 13 people". BBC News. 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  3. ^ "取手駅前、登校バス乗りこみ切りつけ 容疑の27歳逮捕" (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  4. ^ "14 hurt in Ibaraki Pref. knife attack". Yomiuri Shimbun. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 

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