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Yubiso Station (湯檜曽駅, Yubiso-eki) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Minakami, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Yubiso Station
湯檜曽駅
Yubiso-Station-Platform for Nagaoka.jpg
Yubiso underground platform for Nagaoka-bound trains
Location Yubiso 18-2, Tone, Minakami, Gunma
(群馬県利根郡みなかみ町湯桧曽18-2)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
History
Opened 1931
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 21 daily
Yubiso Station, July 2010

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LinesEdit

Yubiso Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 62.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layoutEdit

Yubiso Station is unusual in that it has two single side platforms, one of which is elevated, and the other is located underground within the Shin-Shimizu Tunnel. The station is unattended.

PlatformsEdit

underground  Jōetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa, Nagaoka
aboveground  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa and Takasaki

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Minakami - Doai

HistoryEdit

Yubiso Station opened on 1 September 1931. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in January 2010.

Surrounding areaEdit

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