Tenryū-Futamata Tenryū-Futamata Turntable and Roundhouse in 2005
|Location||Futamata-cho, Akura, Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 431-3311|
|Operated by||Tenryū Hamanako Railroad|
|Line(s)||■ Tenryū Hamanako Line|
|Distance||26.2 kilometers from Kakegawa|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island platform|
|Opened||June 1, 1940|
|Passengers (FY2016)||256 daily|
The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks. The station is staffed. The rail yard for the Tenryū Hamanako Line is located next to this station, and retains the roundhouse and turntable from the days the line used steam locomotives. Both are listed by that national government as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties under the category of “Heritage of Industrial Modernization”.
|Tenryū Hamanako Railroad|
|Tenryū Hamanako Line|
Tenryū-Futamata Station was established on April 1, 1940 when the section of the Japan National Railways Futamata Line was extended from Enshū-Mori Station to Kanasashi Station. Scheduled freight services were discontinued from 1982. After the privatization of JNR on March 15, 1987, the station came under the control of the Tenryū Hamanako Line.
In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 256 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Locomotive Park
- Hamamatsu City Tenryu Public Library
Media related to Tenryū-Futamata Station at Wikimedia Commons
- Tenryū Hamanako Railroad Station information (in Japanese)