Tsuchiura Station

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Tsuchiura Station
土浦駅
Tsuchiura-station-2006-1.JPG
Tsuchiura Station, January 2006
Location Ariake-cho 1-30, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki
(茨城県土浦市有明町1-30)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line,
History
Opened 1895
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 16,236 daily

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

Lines[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

References[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