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

Yubiso Station

湯檜曽駅
Yubiso underground platform for Nagaoka-bound trains
General information
LocationYubiso 18-2, Minakami Town, Tone District, Gunma Prefecture 379-1728
Japan
Coordinates36°48′09″N 138°59′10″E / 36.8026°N 138.9860°E / 36.8026; 138.9860
Operated byLogo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East
Line(s)     Jōetsu Line
Distance62.7 km (39.0 mi) from Takasaki
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade and underground
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 September 1931; 92 years ago (1931-09-01)
Passengers
FY201227 daily
Services
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
Minakami
towards Takasaki
Jōetsu Line Doai
towards Nagaoka
Location
Yubiso Station is located in Gunma Prefecture
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Yubiso Station
Location within Gunma Prefecture
Yubiso Station is located in Kanto Area
Yubiso Station
Yubiso Station
Yubiso Station (Kanto Area)
Yubiso Station is located in Japan
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Yubiso Station
Yubiso Station (Japan)
Yubiso Station, July 2010

Lines edit

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 layout edit

The 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.

Platforms edit

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

History edit

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 area edit

See also edit

External links edit

  Media related to Yubiso Station at Wikimedia Commons