Toba Station

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Toba Station

鳥羽駅
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Toba Station
General information
Location1-8-13 Toba, Toba-shi, Mie-ken 517-0011
Japan
Coordinates 34°29′11″N136°50′34″E / 34.486467°N 136.8427849°E / 34.486467; 136.8427849
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance29.1 km from Taki
Platforms2 bay + 2 island platforms
Other information
Station codeM78
History
OpenedJuly 21, 1911;112 years ago (1911-07-21)
Passengers
FY2019318 (JR Central)
1,728 (Kintetsu) daily
Location
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Toba Station
Location within Mie Prefecture
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Toba Station
Toba Station (Japan)

Toba Station (鳥羽駅, Toba-eki) is a junction passenger railway station located in the city of Toba, Mie Prefecture. Japan. It is jointly operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway.

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Lines

Toba Station is served by the JR Sangū Line and is 29.1 rail kilometers from the terminus at the Taki Station. It is also served by the Kintetsu Toba Line and Shima Line, and is located 41.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of that line at Ise-Nakagawa Station.

Station layout

The station consists of two bay platforms for JR Central, only one of which is in use, and two island platforms for use by the Kintetsu Lines. Then JR portion of the station is staffed.

Platforms

0  Sangu Line local trains for Iseshi, Taki, Matsusaka, Tsu and Kameyama

Mie rapid trains for Iseshi, Taki, Matsusaka, Tsu, Yokkaichi and Nagoya

1 2 Not in use
3  Toba Line for Nagoya and Osaka
4  Shima Line for Ugata and Kashikojima
5 6 Toba Linefor Nagoya and Osaka

Adjacent stations

«Service»
JR Sangū Line
Matsushita  Rapid Mie (some services) Terminus
Futaminoura  Rapid Mie (most services) Terminus
Matsushita Local Terminus
Kintetsu Toba ・ Shima Line
Ujiyamada  Limited Express Shimakaze  Ugata
Ujiyamada Non-stop Limited Express  Shima-Isobe
Isuzugawa  Limited Express Shima-Isobe
Ikenoura  Rapid Express Terminus
Ikenoura Express Terminus
Ikenoura Local  Nakanogō

History

Toba Station in 1911 Toba station in 1911.jpg
Toba Station in 1911

Toba Station opened on July 21, 1911 [1] as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Sangū Line. The Shima Electric Railway connected to the station on July 23, 1929. [2] JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. Through a series of mergers, the Shima Electric Railway became the part of the Kintetsu Group by April 1, 1965. [3] The Kintetsu portion of the station was rebuilt in March 1970. The JNR portion of the station burned down in a fire on January 6, 1974 and rebuilt by October 14, 1975. [4] The Kintetsu portion of the station was rebuilt again on July 23, 1999. [5]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the JR portion of the station was used by an average of 318 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), whereas the Kintetsu portion of the station was used by 1728 passengers daily. [6]

Surrounding area

See also

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References

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