Yachiho Station in July 2012
|Location||Hozumi, Sakuho-machi, Minamisaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-0702
|Elevation||785.4 meters|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Koumi Line|
|Distance||53.9 km from Kobuchizawa|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||11 March 1919|
|Previous names||Sakuhozumi Station (until 1959)|
|Passengers (FY2015)||123 (daily)|
The station has two ground-level opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing.
|station side||■ Koumi Line||for Koumi and Kobuchizawa|
|opp side||■ Koumi Line||for Nakagomi and Komoro|
The station opened on 11 March 1919 as Sakuhozumi Station (佐久穂積駅?). It was renamed Yachiho on 1 October 1959. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 123 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 203. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
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