Unazuki Onsen Station

Unazuki Onsen Station (宇奈月温泉駅, Unazuki-onsen-eki) is a railway station in Unazuki, Kurobe, Toyama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Toyama Chihō Railway. It is the terminus of the line. It is also located close to Unazuki Station on the narrow-gauge Kurobe Gorge Railway.

Unazuki Onsen Station

宇奈月温泉駅
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Unazuki Onsen Station building
Location260 Unazuki Onsen, Kurobe-shi, Toyama-ken 938-0282
Japan
Coordinates36°48′57″N 137°35′00″E / 36.8158°N 137.5833°E / 36.8158; 137.5833Coordinates: 36°48′57″N 137°35′00″E / 36.8158°N 137.5833°E / 36.8158; 137.5833
Operated byToyama Chiho Railway logo.jpg Toyama Chihō Railway
Line(s) Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Distance53,3 from Dentetsu-Toyama
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened21 November 1923
Previous namesMomohara; Unazuki (until 1 August 1971)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015)1058 daily
Location
Unazuki Onsen Station is located in Japan
Unazuki Onsen Station
Unazuki Onsen Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Unazuki Onsen Station is served by the Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line, and is located 53.3 km from the starting point of the line at Dentetsu Toyama.[1]

Station layoutEdit

The station has one island platform with two tracks, ending with buffer stops. In former times, these tracks merged to enter a facility for loading and unloading narrow-gauge trucks with material for and from the construction of dams in the Kurobe River gorge.

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Aimoto   Limited Express   Terminus
Otozawa   Rapid Express   Terminus
Otozawa   Express   Terminus
Otozawa   Local   Terminus

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 21 November 1923, initially named Momohara Station (桃原駅).[1] This was renamed Unazuki Station (宇奈月駅) on 21 February 1924, eventually becoming Unazuki Onsen Station on 1 August 1971.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by 1,058 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Unatsuki onsen

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ 私鉄主要駅旅客輸送状況(1日平均)) (in Japanese). Japan: Toyama Prefectural Office. 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2017.

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