Yachiho Station

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Yachiho Station
Yachiho Station in July 2012
Location Hozumi, Sakuho-machi, Minamisaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-0702
Elevation 785.4 meters[citation needed]
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Koumi Line
Distance 53.9 km from Kobuchizawa
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Website Official website
Opened 11 March 1919
Previous names Sakuhozumi Station (until 1959)
Passengers (FY2015) 123 (daily)
Yachiho Station is located in Japan
Yachiho Station
Yachiho Station
Location within Japan

Yachiho Station (八千穂駅 Yachiho-eki?) is a railway station on the Koumi Line in the town of Koumi, Minamisaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yachiho Station is served by the Koumi Line, and is 53.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Kobuchizawa Station.


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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Koumi Line
Takaiwa Local Kaize


The station opened on 11 March 1919 as Sakuhozumi Station (佐久穂積駅?).[1] It was renamed Yachiho on 1 October 1959.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 123 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 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. 
  2. ^ 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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°08′00″N 138°28′39″E / 36.1334°N 138.4774°E / 36.1334; 138.4774