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.
Itō Station in December 2016
|Location||Yukawa 3-chome, Itō-shi, Shizuoka-ken|
|Distance||13.0 kilometers from Atami|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Status||Staffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")|
|Station code||JT26, IZ01|
|Opened||December 15, 1938|
|FY2017||7822 daily (JR); 5316 (Izukyu)|
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.
|1||■ Izu Kyūkō Line||for Izu-Kōgen, Izu-Atagawa, Izu-Inatori, Kawazu and Izukyū Shimoda|
|2||Itō Line||(Reversing and letting faster trains pass only)|
|Itō Line||for Atami (Night time only)|
|3||Tōkaidō Line・Ueno-Tokyo Line)Itō Line (||for Atami, Yokohama, Tōkyō, Ōmiya, Utsunomiya (via Utsunomiya Line), Kagohara (via Takasaki Line)|
|■ Izu Kyūkō Line||for Izu-Kōgen, Izu-Atagawa, Izu-Inatori, Kawazu, Izukyū Shimoda|
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.
In fiscal 2017, the JR portion of station was used by an average of 7822 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The Izukyu portion of the station was used by 5316 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Itō Onsen
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