Tsuchizaki Station

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Tsuchizaki Station

土崎駅
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Tsuchizaki Station in December 2012
Location6-16-15 Chūō, Tsuchizakikō, Akita-shi, Akita-ken 011-0946
Japan
Coordinates 39°45′30.44″N140°4′24.98″E / 39.7584556°N 140.0736056°E / 39.7584556; 140.0736056 Coordinates: 39°45′30.44″N140°4′24.98″E / 39.7584556°N 140.0736056°E / 39.7584556; 140.0736056
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance292.3 kilometers from Fukushima
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened21 October 1902
Passengers
FY20182076 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Izumi-Sotoasahikawa
toward Akita
Ōu Main Line
Rapid
Kami-Iijima
toward Aomori
Izumi-Sotoasahikawa
toward Shinjō
Ōu Main Line
Local
Izumi-Sotoasahikawa
toward Akita
Oga Line Kami-Iijima
toward Oga
Location
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Tsuchizaki Station
Location within Akita Prefecture
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Tsuchizaki Station
Tsuchizaki Station (Japan)

Tsuchizaki Station (土崎駅, Tsuchizaki-eki) is a railway station in the city of Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).The station is also a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

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Lines

Tsuchizaki Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 292.3 km from the starting point of the line at Fukushima Station. The Oga Line train services also stop at this station, which is past the nominal terminus of the line at Oiwake.

There is a 1.8 km freight branch line from this station to Akita Port Station.

Station layout

The station has two unnumbered opposed side platforms serving two tracks connected by a footbridge. The station is attended.

Platforms

west  Oga Line for Oga
  Ōu Main Line for Higashi-Noshiro and Hirosaki
east  Ōu Main Line for Akita and Ōmagari

History

Tsuchizaki Station opened on 21 October 1902. [1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 2076 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [2]

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. 127. ISBN   4-533-00503-9.
  2. 各駅の乗車人員 (2018年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2018)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2020.

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