Tsuchiura Station

Tsuchiura Station (土浦駅, Tsuchiura eki) is a railway station in the city of Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is also a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

Tsuchiura Station

土浦駅
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Tsuchiura Station in November 2020
Location1-30 Ariake-cho, Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Japan
Coordinates36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067Coordinates: 36°04′41″N 140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067
Operated by
Line(s) Jōban Line
Distance63.8 km from Nippori
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened4 November 1895
Passengers
FY201915,956 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kashiwa
JJ07
(limited service)
toward Shinagawa
Hitachi
(limited service)
Mito
toward Sendai
Kairakuen
(limited service, seasonal)
toward Sendai
Arakawaoki
(limited service)
toward Shinagawa
Tokiwa Ishioka
toward Takahagi
Arakawaoki
toward Shinagawa
Jōban Line
  Special Rapid
Terminus
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Kandatsu
toward Sendai
Location
Tsuchiura Station is located in Ibaraki Prefecture
Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station
Location within Ibaraki Prefecture
Tsuchiura Station is located in Japan
Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Tsuchiura Station is served by the Joban Line, and is located 63.8 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Jōban Line for Ishioka, Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi and Iwaki
2, 3  Jōban Line
(JU Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Toride, Kashiwa, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa

HistoryEdit

Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895.[1]

The Tsukuba Railway Line operated from this station from 1 April 1987.[citation needed] On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people.[citation needed] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 15,956 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Other transportionEdit

Port of TsuchiuraEdit

Name Via Destination Company Note
Tsuchiura・Itako Line Hozaki・Tamatsukuri Itako Station Jōyō Kankō and Lacusmarina You must reserve the seats of the ferry.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tsuchiura Station at Wikimedia Commons