Tsukuba Station

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Tsukuba Station
つくば駅
Tsukuba sta a2.jpg
Entrance A2 of Tsukuba Station in August 2006
Location 2-128 Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
(茨城県つくば市吾妻2-128)
Japan
Operated by Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company
Line(s) Tsukuba Express
Distance 58.3 km from Akihabara
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code 20
History
Opened 2005
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 15,638 daily
Location
Tsukuba Station is located in Japan
Tsukuba Station
Tsukuba Station
Location within Japan

Tsukuba Station (つくば駅?, Tsukuba-eki) is a railway station on the Tsukuba Express line in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operating company Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company. It is numbered "20".

Lines[edit]

Tsukuba Station is the terminus of the 58.3 km Tsukuba Express line from Akihabara Station in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform situated underground.

Platforms[edit]

1-2  Tsukuba Express for Moriya, Minami-Nagareyama, Kita-Senju, and Akihabara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tsukuba Express (20)
Moriya (15)   Rapid   Terminus
Kenkyū-gakuen (19)   Commuter Rapid   Terminus
Kenkyū-gakuen (19)   Semi Rapid   Terminus
Kenkyū-gakuen (19)   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

The station opened on 24 August 2005.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 15,638 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located at the heart of the "science city" of Tsukuba. It is also situated near the central bus terminal.

Bus terminal[edit]

Highway buses[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 212. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g 関東鉄道株式会社. "高速バスご利用案内|バス情報|関東鉄道|地域のふれあいパートナー". www.kantetsu.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-01-24. 
  3. ^ "名古屋線 : 日立・東海・ひたちなか・水戸・石岡・つくば ─ 名古屋駅 | 高速バスのご案内 - 茨城交通". www.ibako.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-01-24. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°4′57.64″N 140°6′40.69″E / 36.0826778°N 140.1113028°E / 36.0826778; 140.1113028