|Location||4852-2 Komono, Komono, Mie
|Operated by||Kintetsu Railway|
|Previous names||Yunoyama (until 1970)|
|Passengers (FY2010)||296 daily|
Yunoyama-Onsen Station (湯の山温泉駅? Yunoyama-Onsen-eki) is a railway station on the Yunoyama Line in Komono, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. Komono Station is a terminal station for the line, and is located 15.4 rail kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Kintetsu-Yokkaichi Station.
Yunoyama-Onsen has two bay platforms, one of which is only used early in the mornings. There is a Sanco bus station immediately outside the station entrance. This station has a window for buying limited express tickets.
|1||■ Yunoyama Line||for Yokkaichi • Nagoya • Osaka Namba • Kashikojima|
|2||■ Yunoyama Line||for Yokkaichi • Nagoya • Osaka Namba • Kashikojima (early morning only)|
Yunoyama-Onsen Station is used primarily by morning and evening commuters to school and work. During the day, it also sees many tourists going to and from Yunoyama Onsen.
According to a study conducted on November 8, 2005, there are 1137 people that pass through this station daily. This makes it the:
- 241th busiest Kintetsu station (out of 323 total stations at the time).
- 67th busiest Kintetsu station in Mie Prefecture (out of 116 total stations at the time).
- 7th busiest station on the Yunoyama Line (out of 10 total stations).
- June 1, 1913 - Yokkaichi Railway opens the station as Yunoyama Station (湯ノ山駅? Yunoyama-eki).
- March 1, 1931 - Due to mergers, station falls under the ownership of Mie Railway.
- February 11, 1944 - Due to mergers, station falls under the ownership of Sanco.
- February 1, 1964 - Railway division of Sanco splits off and forms separate company, station falls under the ownership of Mie Electric Railway.
- April 1, 1965 - Due to mergers, stations fall under the ownership of Kintetsu.
- July 15, 1965 - Direct Kintetsu limited express service between both Osaka and Nagoya begins.
- March 1, 1970 - Officially renamed Yunoyama-Onsen Station.
- 1979 - Platforms extended to support 4-car trains.
- March 17, 1998 - Direct service to both Osaka and Nagoya ends.
- March 18, 2004 - Limited express service ends.
- April 1, 2007 - Support for PiTaPa and ICOCA begins.
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