Akashina Station

明科駅
Akashina Station, August 2007
Location3712 Akashina-Nakagawate, Azumino-shi, Nagano-ken 399-8203
Japan
Coordinates36°21′14″N 137°55′48″E / 36.3540°N 137.9300°E / 36.3540; 137.9300Coordinates: 36°21′14″N 137°55′48″E / 36.3540°N 137.9300°E / 36.3540; 137.9300
Elevation525.5 meters[1]
Operated by
JR East
Line(s) Shinonoi Line
Distance28.2 km from Shiojiri
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=32
History
Opened15 June 1902
Passengers
FY20151067
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Matsumoto
towards Shiojiri
Shinano
(limited service)
Hijiri-Kōgen
(limited service)
towards Nagano
Tazawa
One-way operation
Shinonoi Line
Good Morning Liner
Nagano
Terminus
Tazawa
towards Shiojiri
Shinonoi Line
Rapid
Nishijō
(limited service)
towards Nagano
Shinonoi Line
Local & Rapid Misuzu
Nishijō
towards Nagano
Location
Akashina Station
Akashina Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Akashina Station
Akashina Station
Akashina Station (Japan)

Akashina Station (明科駅, Akashina-eki) is a train station in the city of Azumino, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Akashina Station is served by the Shinonoi Line and is 28.2 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shiojiri Station.[1]

Station layout

The station consists of one ground-level island platform and one side platform serving a three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is a Kan'i itaku station.

Platforms

1  Shinonoi Line for Shinonoi and Nagano
2  Shinonoi Line siding
3  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto and Shiojiri

History

Akashina Station opened on 15 June 1902.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,067 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. p. 83. ISBN 9784784071647.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.