Tsukayama Station

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Tsukayama Station

塚山駅
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Tsukayama Station, April 2006
Location3335 Nishidani, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 949-5121
Japan
Coordinates 37°21′18″N138°43′48″E / 37.3551°N 138.7300°E / 37.3551; 138.7300 Coordinates: 37°21′18″N138°43′48″E / 37.3551°N 138.7300°E / 37.3551; 138.7300
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shin'etsu Main Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=997
History
Opened27 December 1897
Passengers
210 daily (FY2014)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Nagatori
toward Naoetsu
Shin'etsu Main Line
Local
Echigo-Iwatsuka
toward Niigata
Location
Linemap of Shinetsu Main Line Niigata with Stations.svg
Red pog.svg
Tsukayama Station
Location within JR Shinetsu Main Line
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Red pog.svg
Tsukayama Station
Tsukayama Station (Japan)

Tsukayama Station (塚山駅, Tsukayama-eki) is a railway station in the city of Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Lines

Tsukayama Station is served by the Shin'etsu Main Line and is 55.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Naoetsu Station.

Station layout

The station consists of two ground-level opposed side platforms connected by a footbridge, serving three tracks, with the middle track not in use for passenger traffic. The station is unattended.

Platforms

1  Shin'etsu Main Line for Nagaoka, Niigata
2 Shin'etsu Main Linefor Kashiwazaki, Naoetsu

History

Tsukayama Station opened on 27 December 1897. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. The station building was severely damaged by the 23 October 2004 2004 Chūetsu earthquake and was replaced in 2005.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 210 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding area

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References

  1. 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.