Ōmi-Nagaoka Station

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Ōmi-Nagaoka Station (近江長岡駅, Ōmi-Nagaoka-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Maibara, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai). It is also a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

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Ōmi-Nagaoka Station

近江長岡駅
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Ōmi-Nagaoka Station in February 2015
General information
Location1700-2 Nagaoka, Maibara-shi, Shiga-ken 521-0242
Japan
Coordinates35°21′33″N 136°22′25″E / 35.3593°N 136.3735°E / 35.3593; 136.3735Coordinates: 35°21′33″N 136°22′25″E / 35.3593°N 136.3735°E / 35.3593; 136.3735
Operated by
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Distance435.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
StatusStaffed
History
Opened1 July 1889 (1889-07-01)
Previous namesNagaoka (1889 - 1914)
Passengers
FY2019829 daily
Location
Ōmi-Nagaoka Station is located in Shiga Prefecture
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Ōmi-Nagaoka Station
Location within Shiga Prefecture
Ōmi-Nagaoka Station is located in Japan
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Ōmi-Nagaoka Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Ōmi-Nagaoka Station is served by the Biwako Line portion of the Tōkaidō Main Line, and is 435.2 kilometers from the terminus of the Tōkaidō line at Tokyo.[1]

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two island platforms connected by an underground passage. The station is staffed.

PlatformsEdit

1, 2  Tōkaidō Main Line for Ōgaki, Nagoya
3, 4  Tōkaidō Main Line for Maibara, Kyoto

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tokaido Main Line
Limited Express "Hida": Does not stop at this station
Kashiwabara   Special Rapid   Samegai
Kashiwabara   New Rapid   Samegai
Kashiwabara   Rapid   Samegai
Kashiwabara   Sectional Rapid   Samegai
Kashiwabara   Local   Samegai

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 July 1889, initially named Nagaoka Station (長岡駅).[1] It was renamed Ōmi-Nagaoka Station on 1 December 1914.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 829 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Maibara City Hall Yamahighashi Government Building
  • Nagaoka Genji Firefly Special Natural Monument

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Vol. II. Japan: JTB. p. 31. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ 令和元年度(2019年度)統計書 第12章 運輸・通信 [Shiga Prefectural Statistics (Reiwa 1st Year Edition) Chapter 12 Transportation and Communications] (in Japanese). Japan: Shiga Prefecture. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2021.
  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ōmi-Nagaoka Station at Wikimedia Commons