Tsuchiura Station

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Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station in January 2006
Location 1-30 Ariake-cho, Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Coordinates 36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067Coordinates: 36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Joban Line
Distance 63.8 km from Nippori
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
Website Official website
Opened 4 November 1895
Passengers (FY2013) 16,236 daily
Tsuchiura Station is located in Japan
Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station
Location within Japan

Tsuchiura Station (土浦駅, Tsuchiura eki) is a railway station on the Joban Line in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Tsuchiura Station is served by the Joban 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 a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Joban Line for Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi, and Iwaki
2/3  Joban 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

See also[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. 

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