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Tsubame-Sanjō Station

Tsubame-Sanjō Station (燕三条駅, Tsubame-Sanjō-eki) is a railway station in the city of Sanjō, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station sits directly on the border of the cities of Sanjō and Tsubame. As the station headquarters are located on the Sanjō side of the station, Tsubame-Sanjō Station is considered to be in Sanjō. The station is located 293.8 kilometers from Tokyo,

Tsubame-Sanjō Station
燕三条駅
Tsubame-Sanjo Station - wicket of Yahiko Line.JPG
The Yahiko Line ticket barriers at Tsubame-Sanjō Station
Location497 Shimosugoro, Sanjō-shi, Niigata-ken 955-0093
Japan
Coordinates37°38′52″N 138°56′19″E / 37.6477088°N 138.9387274°E / 37.6477088; 138.9387274Coordinates: 37°38′52″N 138°56′19″E / 37.6477088°N 138.9387274°E / 37.6477088; 138.9387274
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance293.8 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform (Shinkansen)
1 side platform (Yahiko Line)
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened15 November 1982
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)2,285 daily
Location
Tsubame-Sanjō Station is located in JR Yahiko Line
Tsubame-Sanjō Station
Tsubame-Sanjō Station
Location within JR Yahiko Line
Tsubame-Sanjō Station is located in Japan
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Tsubame-Sanjō Station
Tsubame-Sanjō Station (Japan)

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LinesEdit

Tsubame-Sanjō Station is served by the high-speed Jōetsu Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Niigata, and also by the Yahiko Line.

Station layoutEdit

The station has one elevated island platform and one side platform for the Jōetsu Shinkansen, and one ground-level side platform for the Yahiko Line, which is at a right angle to the Shinkansen platforms. The station building is located above the Yahiko Line platform and underneath the Shinkansen platforms.

The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. Suica farecards can be used at this station[1].

PlatformsEdit

(Unnumbered)  Yahiko Line for Higashi-Sanjō and Yahiko (bidirectional)
11    Jōetsu Shinkansen for Niigata
12/13    Jōetsu Shinkansen for Echigo-Yuzawa and Tokyo

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Jōetsu Shinkansen
Nagaoka - Niigata
Yahiko Line
Tsubame Local Kita-Sanjō

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 15 November 1982.[2][3]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 2285 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

Tsubame-Sanjō Station offers access to the Yahiko Shrine via the Yahiko Line. The shrine, located in the town of Yahiko, was the ichinomiya, or highest shrine, of the ancient Echigo Province, and has numerous Important Cultural Properties of Japan.[3][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Suica>利用可能エリア>新潟エリア>拡大図 [Suica Area in Niigata] (in Japanese). Japan: JR East. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ Tsubame-Sanjō Station information (JR East)
  3. ^ a b 日本の鉄道. 12, 新幹線: 東海道・山陽・東北・上越新幹線 [Japanese trains. 12, Shinkansen, Tōkaidō, San'yō, Tōhoku, Jōetsu Shinkansen]. 国鉄幹線 "車窓の旅" [Kokutetsu kansen "shasō no tabi"] (in Japanese). Tokyo: Yama to Keikokusha. 1984. p. 120. ISBN 9784635061421. OCLC 812424177.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  5. ^ "弥彦神社" [Iyahiko Shrine]. Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika) (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 153301537. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-10-10.

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