Tsuchiura Station

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Tsuchiura Station

土浦駅
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Tsuchiura Station in November 2020
Location1-30 Ariake-cho, Tsuchiura-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Japan
Coordinates 36°04′41″N140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067 Coordinates: 36°04′41″N140°12′24″E / 36.0781°N 140.2067°E / 36.0781; 140.2067
Operated by
Line(s) Jōban Line
Distance63.8 km from Nippori
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed ( Midori no Madoguchi )
Website Official website
History
Opened4 November 1895
Passengers
FY201915,956 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kashiwa
JJ07
(limited service)
towards Shinagawa
Hitachi
(limited service)
Mito
towards Sendai
Kairakuen
(limited service, seasonal)
towards Sendai
Arakawaoki
(limited service)
towards Shinagawa
Tokiwa Ishioka
towards Takahagi
Arakawaoki
towards Shinagawa
Jōban Line
  Special Rapid
Terminus
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Kandatsu
towards Sendai
Location
Ibaraki-ken geolocalisation.svg
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Tsuchiura Station
Location within Ibaraki Prefecture
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Tsuchiura Station
Tsuchiura Station (Japan)

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).

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Lines

Tsuchiura Station is served by the Joban Line, and is located 63.8 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms

1 Jōban Linefor Ishioka, Tomobe, Mito, Takahagi and Iwaki
2, 3 Jōban Line
(JU Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Toride, Kashiwa, Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa

History

Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895. [1]

The Tsukuba Railway Line operated from this station from 1 April 1987.[ citation needed ] On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people.[ citation needed ] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 15,956 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [2]

Other transportion

Buses

Port of Tsuchiura

NameViaDestinationCompanyNote
Tsuchiura・Itako Line Hozaki・Tamatsukuri Itako Station Jōyō Kankō and Lacusmarina Seats on the ferry must be reserved.

Surrounding area

See also

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References

  1. 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧[JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN   4-533-00503-9.
  2. 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

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