Ukibuchi Station

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Ukibuchi Station

浮鞭駅
LocationUkibuchi, Kuroshio-chō, Hata-gun, Kōchi-ken 789-1911
Japan
Coordinates 33°02′22″N133°01′48″E / 33.0394°N 133.0299°E / 33.0394; 133.0299 Coordinates: 33°02′22″N133°01′48″E / 33.0394°N 133.0299°E / 33.0394; 133.0299
Operated by Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Line(s) Tosa Kuroshio Railway Nakamura Line
Distance31.7 km from Kubokawa
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingLimited
Bicycle facilitiesBike shed
Disabled accessNo - steps from street level, underpass with steps to reach island platform
Other information
Statusunstaffed
Station codeTK36
History
Opened1 October 1970 (1970-10-01)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011)40 daily
Location
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Ukibuchi Station
Location within Japan

Ukibuchi Station (浮鞭駅, Ukibuchi-eki) is a train station in Kuroshio, Hata District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by the Tosa Kuroshio Railway and has the station number "TK36". [1] [2]

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Lines

The station is served by the Tosa Kuroshio Railway Nakamura Line, and is located 31.7 km from the starting point of the line at Kubokawa. [3] Only local trains stop at the station. [4]

Layout

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks on an embankment above the roads and farmland on either side. Steps lead up from a secondary road to an underpass which gives access to the island platform which has a shelter for waiting passengers. The station is unstaffed. [5] [6]

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Nakamura Line
Uminoōmukae - Tosa-Irino

History

The station opened on 1 October 1970 under the control of Japanese National Railways (JNR). After the privatization of JNR, control of the station passed to Tosa Kuroshio Railway on 1 April 1988. [3]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 40 passengers daily. [3]

Surrounding area

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References

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