Tsubame Station

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

Lines[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Nishi-Tubame   Yahiko Line   Tsubame-Sanjō

History[edit]

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]

References[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