Itō Station

Itō Station (伊東駅, Itō-eki) is a railway station located in the city of Itō, Shizuoka, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). with the Izukyū Corporation's Izu Kyūkō Line as a tenant running a through service. It also has a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company.

JT26 IZ01
Itō Station

伊東駅
Ito station.jpg
Itō Station in December 2016
LocationYukawa 3-chome, Itō-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Japan
Coordinates34°58′29″N 139°05′32″E / 34.974789°N 139.092161°E / 34.974789; 139.092161Coordinates: 34°58′29″N 139°05′32″E / 34.974789°N 139.092161°E / 34.974789; 139.092161
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance13.0 kilometers from Atami
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
Station codeJT26, IZ01
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1938
Passengers
FY20177822 daily (JR); 5316 (Izukyu)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
through to Izukyū Corporation Saphir Odoriko Atami
JT21
toward Tokyo or Shinjuku
Odoriko Ajiro
JT24
toward Tokyo
Itō Line Usami
JT25
toward Atami
Preceding station IzukyuLogotype.svg Izukyū Following station
Izu-Kōgen
IZ06
Saphir Odoriko and Odoriko through to JR East
Minami-Itō
IZ02
Izu Kyūkō Line
Location
Itō Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Itō Station
Itō Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Itō Station is located in Japan
Itō Station
Itō Station
Itō Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Itō Station is the terminal station of the Itō Line, and is located 16.9 kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Atami Station and 121.5 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station layoutEdit

Itō Station has a single island platform serving Track 1 and Track 2 and a single side platform serving Track 3. The platforms are connected by an underpass. The Izu Kyūkō trains use the outer Tracks 1 and 3, whereas the Itō Line pulls into Track 2, and reverses out in the opposite direction. The station building has automated ticket machines and Suica and PASMO automated turnstiles as well as a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Izu Kyūkō Line for Izu-Kōgen, Izu-Atagawa, Izu-Inatori, Kawazu and Izukyū Shimoda
2 JT Itō Line (Reversing and letting faster trains pass only)
JT Itō Line for Atami (Night time only)
3 JT Itō Line (Tōkaidō LineUeno-Tokyo Line) for Atami, Yokohama, Tōkyō, Ōmiya, Utsunomiya (via JU Utsunomiya Line), Kagohara (via JU Takasaki Line)
 Izu Kyūkō Line for Izu-Kōgen, Izu-Atagawa, Izu-Inatori, Kawazu, Izukyū Shimoda

HistoryEdit

Itō Station opened on December 15, 1938 when the section of the Itō Line linking Ajiro with Itō was completed. On December 10, 1961, Izu Kyūkō began operations on a line linking Itō with Shimoda. Freight services were discontinued from October 1, 1980, but were resumed on March 31, 1987. On April 1, 1987 along with division and privatization of the Japan National Railway, East Japan Railway Company started operating this station.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the JR portion of station was used by an average of 7822 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1] The Izukyu portion of the station was used by 5316 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Itō Onsen

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017 (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2019.

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