Tsuchitaru Station

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Tsuchitaru Station
土樽駅
Tsuchitaru Station 201106.jpg
Tsuchitaru Station in June 2011
Location Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata-ken 949-6103
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Distance 80.1 km from Takasaki
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
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History
Opened 8 December 1933
Location
Tsuchitaru Station is located in Japan
Tsuchitaru Station
Tsuchitaru Station
Location within Japan

Tsuchitaru Station (土樽駅 Tsuchitaru-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Tsuchitaru Station is served by the Jōetsu Line, and is located 80.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level opposed side platforms connected by a footbridge. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

station side  Jōetsu Line for Minakami and Takasaki
opposite side  Jōetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa and Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Doai - Echigo-Nakazato

History[edit]

Tsuchitaru Station began passenger operations on 8 December 1933 as a temporary station open during the ski season. It began permanent operations from 10 January 1941. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tsuchitaru Hydroelectric Power Station

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°52′31″N 138°51′41″E / 36.8753°N 138.8615°E / 36.8753; 138.8615