Toyohara Station

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Toyohara Station
豊原駅
Toyohara station.jpg
Toyohara Station, September 2010
Location Toyohara, Nasu, Nasu, Tochigi
(栃木県那須郡那須町大字豊原甲)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tohoku Main Line
History
Opened 1887
Traffic
Passengers (FY2008) 55 daily

Toyohara Station (豊原駅?, Toyohara-eki) is a railway station on the Tohoku Main Line in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Toyohara Station is served by the Tohoku Main Line, and is located 176.7 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Toyohara Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tohoku Main Line for Kuroiso and Utsunomiya
2  Tohoku Main Line for Shirakawa and Kōriyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Main Line
Kurodahara - Shirasaka

History[edit]

Toyohara Station opened on July 16, 1887. It was renamed Shimotsuke Toyohara Station (下野豊原駅?) on April 1, 1925, but reverted to its original name on August 1, 1948. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in an isolated mountainous area, with few buildings in the vicinity.

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Coordinates: 37°03′19″N 140°09′18″E / 37.0553°N 140.1550°E / 37.0553; 140.1550