Tsuge Station

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Tsuge Station

柘植駅
West Japan Railway Company
JR-West regional rail station
Tsuge Station ekisha.JPG
Tsuge Station in November 2015
Location211, Tsuge-machi, Iga
(三重県伊賀市柘植町211)
Mie Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates34°50′49″N 136°15′21″E / 34.84689°N 136.25576°E / 34.84689; 136.25576Coordinates: 34°50′49″N 136°15′21″E / 34.84689°N 136.25576°E / 34.84689; 136.25576
Owned byWest Japan Railway Company West Japan Railway Company (JR-West)
Line(s)
Distance
Platforms1 side platform and 1 island platform
Tracks3
Train operatorsWest Japan Railway Company JR-West
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle facilities Available
Disabled accessNone
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened19 February 1890 (1890-02-19)
ElectrifiedKusatsu Line: 1980
Traffic
Passengers (2014)341 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
Shindō
toward Kamo and Iga-Ueno
  Kansai Line   Kabuto
toward Kameyama
Shindō
toward Kamo and Iga-Ueno
  Kansai Line   Terminus
Aburahi
toward Osaka, Kyoto, and Kusatsu
  Kusatsu Line   Terminus
Location
Tsuge Station is located in Japan
Tsuge Station
Tsuge Station
Location within Japan

Tsuge Station (柘植駅, Tsuge-eki) is a train station of West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) in Iga, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Tsuge Station is served by the Kansai Line and Kusatsu Line and is located 79.9 rail kilometres from the terminus of the Kansai Main Line at Nagoya Station and 20.0 rail kilometers from Kameyama Station and is 36.7 rail kilometers from the opposing terminus of the Kusatsu Line at Kusatsu Station.

Layout[edit]

The station has a side platform and an island platform with three tracks on the ground level, connected by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kansai Line for Kamo and Iga-Ueno
2  Kansai Line for Kameyama
for Kamo (one train only)
 Kusatsu Line for Kyoto and Kusatsu (a few trains in the morning only)
3  Kusatsu Line for Osaka and Kyoto, and Kusatsu
 Kansai Line for Kameyama (one train only)

History[edit]

Tsuge Station was opened on February 18, 1890 with the extension of the Kansai Railway from Mikumo Station, making it the oldest station within Mie Prefecture. The Kansai Railway was extended to Yokkaichi Station on December 25, 1890 and to Ueno Station on January 15, 1897. The line was nationalized on October 1, 1907, becoming part of the Imperial Government Railways (IGR), which became Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. Freight operations were discontinued from August 1, 1972. With the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR-West.

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