Hitachino-Ushiku Station

Hitachino-Ushiku Station (ひたち野うしく駅, Hitachino-Ushiku-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Hitachino-Ushiku Station

ひたち野うしく駅
JR Hitachi no Ushiku sta 001.jpg
Hitachino-Ushiku Station, August 2009
General information
LocationHitachino-Nishi 3-41-16, Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki-ken 300-1206
Japan
Coordinates36°00′28″N 140°09′31″E / 36.0078°N 140.1586°E / 36.0078; 140.1586Coordinates: 36°00′28″N 140°09′31″E / 36.0078°N 140.1586°E / 36.0078; 140.1586
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
Distance54.5 km from Nippori
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened14 March 1998
Passengers
FY20196952 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Ushiku
towards Shinagawa
Tokiwa
(limited service)
Arakawaoki
(limited service)
towards Takahagi
Jōban Line
  Special Rapid
Arakawaoki
towards Tsuchiura
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Arakawaoki
towards Sendai
Location
Hitachino-Ushiku Station is located in Ibaraki Prefecture
Hitachino-Ushiku Station
Hitachino-Ushiku Station
Location within Ibaraki Prefecture
Hitachino-Ushiku Station is located in Japan
Hitachino-Ushiku Station
Hitachino-Ushiku Station
Hitachino-Ushiku Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Hitachino-Ushiku Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 54.5 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two island platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Jōban Line
(JU Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Toride, Kashiwa, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
2  Jōban Line
(JU Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Toride, Kashiwa, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
 Jōban Line
(Tokiwa Limited Express)
for Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
3  Jōban Line (Tokiwa Limited Express) for Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Mito, Takahagi
 Jōban Line for Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Mito, Takahagi and Iwaki
4  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Mito, Takahagi and Iwaki

HistoryEdit

Hitachino-Ushiku Station opened on 14 March 1998 on the site of the Banpaku-Chuo Station (万博中央駅), a temporary station which had been erected for Expo '85.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 6952 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hitachino-Ushiku Station at Wikimedia Commons