Yamanashishi Station

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Yamanashishi Station
Yamanashishi Station building
Location 1561, Kamikanogawa, Yamanashi, Yamanashi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1903
Closed 35°41′06″N 138°40′59″E / 35.685064°N 138.683186°E / 35.685064; 138.683186Coordinates: 35°41′06″N 138°40′59″E / 35.685064°N 138.683186°E / 35.685064; 138.683186
Previous names Kusakabe (until 1962)
Passengers (2010) 1,770 daily

Yamanashishi Station (山梨市駅 Yamanashishi-eki?) is a railway station of Chūō Main Line, East Japan Railway Company (JR East), in Kamikanogawa, in the city of Yamanashi, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 122.2 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.


Yamanashishi Station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks. The platforms are connected by an overpass.


1 Chūō Main Line for Ōtsuki, Hachiōji, Shinjuku and Tōkyō
2 Chūō Main Line sidetrack
3 Chūō Main Line for Kōfu, Kobuchizawa, Kami-Suwa and Matsumoto


Yamanashishi Station opened on 11 June 1903 as Kusakabe Station (日下部駅?) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Chūō Main Line. The JGR became the JNR (Japanese National Railways) after the end of World War II. The station was renamed to its present name on January 15, 1962. Scheduled freight services were discontinued from November 15, 1982. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation from October 16, 2004.

Adjacent stations[edit]

JR East
Higashi-Yamanashi   Chūō Main Line   Kasugaichō


  • Miyoshi Kozo. Chuo-sen Machi to eki Hyaku-niju nen. JT Publishing (2009) ISBN 453307698X (Japanese)
  • JR全線全駅ステーション倶楽部編(上) [Complete JR Line/Station Compendium (Vol. 1)] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Bunshun Bunko. September 1988. ISBN 4-16-748701-2. 

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