Okaya Station

岡谷駅
Okaya Station in May 2017
General information
Location1-1-1 Honchō, Okaya-shi, Nagano-ken 394-0028
Japan
Coordinates36°03′24″N 138°02′41″E / 36.056741°N 138.044618°E / 36.056741; 138.044618Coordinates: 36°03′24″N 138°02′41″E / 36.056741°N 138.044618°E / 36.056741; 138.044618
Elevation766 meters[1]
Owned by
JR East
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened25 November 1905
Passengers
FY20153,167 (daily)
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Shiojiri
towards Minami-Otari
Azusa Kami-Suwa
towards Chiba or Tokyo
Midoriko
towards Shiojiri
Chūō Line
Local
Rapid Misuzu
through to JR Central
Chūō Line
Local
Kami-Suwa
towards Tachikawa
Kawagishi
towards Shiojiri
Chūō Line
Local
Tatsuno Branch
Terminus
Preceding station
JR Central
Following station
Kawagishi
towards Iida
Iida Line
Rapid Misuzu
through to JR East
Kawagishi
One-way operation
Iida Line
Rapid
Terminus
Kawagishi
towards Toyohashi
Iida Line
Local
Location
Okaya Station
Okaya Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Okaya Station
Okaya Station
Okaya Station (Japan)

Okaya Station (岡谷駅, Okaya-eki) is a railway station in Honchō, Okaya, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by JR Central and JR East. It is managed by JR East.

Lines

Okaya Station is a terminus of the old route of the Chuo Main Line (Okaya-Shiojiri branch), and is 210.4 km from Tokyo Station. A small number of trains on the Iida Line also continue past the nominal terminus of that line at Tatsuno to stop at this station and the previous Kawagishi Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one ground-level side platform with a cut-out serving two tracks, and one ground-level island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms

0  Iida Line for Tatsuno, Iida, and Ina
1  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa,Kōfu ,and Tokyo
2  Iida Line for Tatsuno, Ina, and Iida
   Chūō Main Line for Shiojiri, Matsumoto and Nagano
for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu, and Tokyo
3  Chūō Main Line for Shiojiri, Matsumoto, and Nagano
   Iida Line for Tatsuno, Ida, and Ina

Bus terminal

Highway buses

History

The station opened on 25 November 1905. 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 3,167 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ [1] JR East
  2. ^ a b "Alpico Express Bus, Route Bus, Index". www.alpico.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016.