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Nasushiobara Station

那須塩原駅
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Nasushiobara Station in July 2018
General information
LocationŌharama, Nasushiobara-shi, Tochigi-ken
Japan
Coordinates36°55′54″N 140°01′14″E / 36.931678°N 140.020666°E / 36.931678; 140.020666Coordinates: 36°55′54″N 140°01′14″E / 36.931678°N 140.020666°E / 36.931678; 140.020666
Operated by
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JR East
Line(s)
Distance157.8 kilometers from Tokyo
Platforms2 side + 2 island platforms
ConnectionsBus stop
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened24 November 1898
Previous namesHigashi-Nasuno (until 1982)
Passengers
FY20205,291 daily
Services
Preceding station
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JR East
Following station
Utsunomiya
towards Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen Shin-Shirakawa
towards Morioka
Tōhoku Shinkansen Shin-Shirakawa
towards Kōriyama
Nishi-Nasuno
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya Line
Local
Kuroiso
Terminus
Location
Nasushiobara Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station is located in Japan
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station (Japan)

Nasushiobara Station (那須塩原駅, Nasushiobara-eki) is a railway station in the city of Nasushiobara, Tochigi, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Nasushiobara Station is served by both the Utsunomiya Line (Tohoku Main Line) and the high-speed Tohoku Shinkansen, and lies 157.8 kilometers from the starting point of both lines at Tokyo.

Station layout

This station has two elevated side platforms with the station building underneath for Tohoku Shinkansen services, and two ground-level island platforms serving three tracks for Utsunomiya Line services. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms

1,2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Kōriyama and Fukushima
5  Tohoku Shinkansen for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
7  Utsunomiya Line for Kuroiso
8  Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Kuroiso
for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami (via JT Tokaido Line)
9  Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami (via JT Tokaido Line)

History

Higashi-Nasuno Station in the 1970s
Higashi-Nasuno Station in the 1970s

The station opened on November 24, 1898, originally named Higashi-Nasuno Station (東那須野駅). From October 12, 1909, the station became part of the Tohoku Main Line.[citation needed]

On June 23, 1982, the Tohoku Shinkansen opened, and the station was renamed Nasushiobara.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 5291 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1] The Tohoku Shinkansen portion of the station was used by an average of 3371 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

Highway

See also

References

  1. ^ 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 May 2020.
  2. ^ 新幹線駅別の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2020.

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