Tsuruta Station

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Tsuruta Station

Tsuruta Station in July 2014
LocationNishikawata-machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi
Operated byJR East
Line(s)Nikkō Line

Tsuruta Station (鶴田駅, Tsuruta-eki) is a railway station on the Nikkō Line in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Tsuruta Station is served by the Nikkō Line, and is located 4.8 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Utsunomiya.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one island platform, serving two tracks and connected to the station building by a footbridge.


1  Nikkō Line for Utsunomiya
2  Nikkō Line for Kanuma, Imaichi, and Nikkō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nikkō Line
Utsunomiya Local Kanuma


Tsuruta Station opened on 2 September 1902. Prior to this, the area was served by Togami Station (砥上駅), which was located to the west of present-day Tsuruta Station. Togami Station was closed with the opening of Tsuruta. On 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East with the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR). A new station building was completed in March 2014.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 36°32′18″N 139°51′31″E / 36.5382°N 139.8587°E / 36.5382; 139.8587