Yoshida Station

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Yoshida Station

吉田駅
YoshidaSta March2020.jpg
Yoshida Station in March 2020
General information
LocationYoshida-Tsutsumi-chō, Tsubame-shi, Niigata-ken 959-0237
Japan
Coordinates37°41′14″N 138°52′43″E / 37.68714°N 138.87868°E / 37.68714; 138.87868Coordinates: 37°41′14″N 138°52′43″E / 37.68714°N 138.87868°E / 37.68714; 138.87868
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms1 side + 2 island platforms
Tracks5
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened25 August 1912
Previous namesNisei-Yoshida (1913 -1959)
Passengers
FY20171,514 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Minami-Yoshida
towards Kashiwazaki
Echigo Line Kita-Yoshida
towards Niigata
Yahagi
towards Yahiko
Yahiko Line Nishi-Tsubame
Location
Yoshida Station is located in JR Echigo Line
Yoshida Station
Yoshida Station
Location within JR Echigo Line
Yoshida Station is located in JR Yahiko Line
Yoshida Station
Yoshida Station
Yoshida Station (JR Yahiko Line)
Yoshida Station is located in Japan
Yoshida Station
Yoshida Station
Yoshida Station (Japan)

Yoshida Station (吉田駅, Yoshida-eki) is a railway station in Tsubame, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Yoshida Station is served by the Yahiko Line, and is 4.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Yahiko. It is also served by the Echigo Line and is 49.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kashiwazaki.

Station layout[edit]

View of station platforms with platform 5 on right, May 2017

The station consists of one side platform and two island platforms serving five tracks. The platforms ate connected by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. The station has toilets and a concessions store.

Platforms[edit]

1  Echigo Line for Maki, Uchino, and Niigata
2  Echigo Line for Bunsui, Izumozaki, and Kashiwazaki
3  Yahiko Line for Tsubame, Tsubame-Sanjō, and Higashi-Sanjō
4  Yahiko Line for Yahiko
5  Yahiko Line (not normally used)

History[edit]

The station opened on 25 August 1912.[1] Then station was renamed Nishi-Yoshida Station (西吉田駅) on 20 April 1913, but reverted to its original name on 1 October 1959.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1514 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 2,055[4]
2005 1,721[5]
2010 1,745[6]
2015 1,580[7]

Surrounding area[edit]

A street near the station

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 142. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 週刊 JR全駅・全車両基地. 週刊朝日百科. Vol. 21号 新潟駅・弥彦駅・津南駅ほか. Asahi Shimbun Publishing. 2012-12-30. p. 22.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  8. ^ 新潟県立吉田高等学校 [Niigata Prefectural Yoshida High School]. Official website (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

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