Tsuchiura Station

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Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station, January 2006
Location Ariake-cho 1-30, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line,
Opened 1895
Passengers (FY2013) 16,236 daily

Tsuchiura Station (土浦駅 Tsuchiura eki?)} is a JR East railway station located in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.


Tsuchiura Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 63.8 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout[edit]

Tsuchiura Station has one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Jōban Line for Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi, and Iwaki
2/3  Jōban Line for Toride, Kashiwa, and Ueno

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Arakawaoki Special Rapid Terminus
Arakawaoki Local Kandatsu


Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895.[1] The Tsukuba Railway Line operated from this station from 1 April 1987.[citation needed] On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people.[citation needed] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tsuchiura City Hall
  • Tsuchiura Post Office
  • Port of Tsuchiura
  • Kasumigaura

External links[edit]


  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

Coordinates: 36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067