Tsuchitaru Station

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Tsuchitaru Station
Tsuchitaru Station 201106.jpg
Tsuchitaru Station in June 2011
Location Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata-ken 949-6103
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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Opened 8 December 1933
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).


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.


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


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