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 in November 2020
|Location||1-30 Ariake-cho, Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki-ken|
|Line(s)||■ Jōban Line|
|Distance||63.8 km from Nippori|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island platform|
|Status||Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)|
|Opened||4 November 1895|
|1||■ Jōban Line||for Ishioka, Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi and Iwaki|
|2, 3||■ Jōban Line
( Ueno-Tokyo Line)
|for Toride, Kashiwa, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa|
Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895.
The Tsukuba Railway Line operated from this station from 1 April 1987. On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 15,956 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
Port of TsuchiuraEdit
|Tsuchiura・Itako Line||Hozaki・Tamatsukuri||Itako Station||Jōyō Kankō and Lacusmarina||You must reserve the seats of the ferry.|
- Tsuchiura City Hall
- Tsuchiura Post Office
- Port of Tsuchiura
- Lake Kasumigaura
Media related to Tsuchiura Station at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)