Yubiso Station

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Yubiso Station
湯檜曽駅
Yubiso-Station-Platform for Nagaoka.jpg
Yubiso underground platform for Nagaoka-bound trains
Location Yubiso 18-2, Tone, Minakami, Gunma
(群馬県利根郡みなかみ町湯桧曽18-2)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
History
Opened 1931
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 21 daily
Yubiso Station, July 2010

Yubiso Station (湯檜曽駅 Yubiso-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Minakami, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Yubiso Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 62.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

Yubiso Station is unusual in that it has two single side platforms, one of which is elevated, and the other is located underground within the Shin-Shimizu Tunnel. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

underground  Jōetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa, Nagaoka
aboveground  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa and Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Minakami - Doai

History[edit]

Yubiso Station opened on 1 September 1931. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in January 2010.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 36°48′09″N 138°59′10″E / 36.8026°N 138.9860°E / 36.8026; 138.9860