Tsubame Station

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Tsubame Station
Tsubame 040704.jpg
Tsubame Station in July 2004
Location 2 Tsubame Honcho, Tsubame-shi, Niigata-ken 959-128
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Yahiko Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Opened 1922
Passengers (FY2015) 1040 (daily)
Tsubame Station is located in Japan
Tsubame Station
Tsubame Station
Location within Japan

Tsubame Station (燕駅 Tsubame-eki?) is a railway station located in Tsubame, Niigata, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Tsubame Station is served by the Yahiko Line, and is 10.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Yahiko Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two opposed ground-level side platforms serving two tracks. connected by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Yahiko Line for Tsubame-Sanjō and Higashi-Sanjō
2  Yahiko Line for Yoshida and Yahiko

Adjacent stations[edit]

Nishi-Tubame   Yahiko Line   Tsubame-Sanjō


Tsubame Station opened on 20 April 1922. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,040 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tsubame-Higashi Elementary School

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°40′06″N 138°55′44″E / 37.6683°N 138.9289°E / 37.6683; 138.9289