Ushiku Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ushiku Station
牛久駅
牛久駅デッキ.JPG
Ushiku Station, March 2010
Location Ushiku-cho 282, Ushiku, Ibaraki
(茨城県牛久市牛久町282)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
History
Opened 1896
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 13,826 daily

Ushiku Station (牛久駅?, Ushiku-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Ushiku Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 50.6 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout[edit]

Ushiku Station has two opposed side platforms, connected to the elevated station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōban Line For Tsuchiura, Mito, and Iwaki
2  Jōban Line For Abiko, Matsudo, and Ueno

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Sanuki Special Rapid Hitachino-Ushiku
Sanuki Local Hitachino-Ushiku

History[edit]

Ushiku Station was opened on 25 December 1896. The current station building was completed in July 1984. 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]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°58′32.97″N 140°08′27.54″E / 35.9758250°N 140.1409833°E / 35.9758250; 140.1409833