Shiojiri Station

塩尻駅
Shiojiri Station in June 2015
LocationDaimon Hachibancho, Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture 399-0737
Japan
Coordinates36°6′53.2″N 137°56′52.5″E / 36.114778°N 137.947917°E / 36.114778; 137.947917Coordinates: 36°6′53.2″N 137°56′52.5″E / 36.114778°N 137.947917°E / 36.114778; 137.947917
Elevation715.8 meters[1]
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance222.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms3 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteJR East Shiojiri Station
History
Opened15 December 1902
Passengers
FY20153981 (daily)
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Matsumoto
towards Minami-Otari
Azusa Okaya
towards Chiba or Tokyo
through to Shinonoi Line Chūō Main Line
Rapid Misuzu
Midoriko
towards Tachikawa
Terminus Chūō Main Line
Chūō Main Line
Tatsuno Branch
Ono
towards Okaya
through to JR Central Shinano Matsumoto
towards Nagano
Terminus Shinonoi Line
Good Morning Liner
Murai
towards Nagano
Shinonoi Line
Rapid
Hirooka
towards Nagano
through to Chūō Main Line (JR East) Shinonoi Line
Rapid Misuzu
Terminus Shinonoi Line
Local
Preceding station
JR Central
Following station
Kiso-Fukushima
towards Nagoya
Shinano through to JR East
Seba
towards Nagoya
Chūō Main Line
Local
Terminus
Location
Shiojiri Station
Shiojiri Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Shiojiri Station
Shiojiri Station
Shiojiri Station (Japan)

Shiojiri Station (塩尻駅, Shiojiri-eki) is a train station in the city of Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East), with a freight terminal operated by the Japan Freight Railway Company. It is the operational border between JR East and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai) for the Chūō Main Line.

Lines

Shiojiri Station is served by the Chūō Main Line (Chūō East Line), and is 222.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also the terminus of the 27.7 kilometer Okaya – Shiojiri branch line. It is also the terminus for the Shinonoi Line.[1]

Station layout

The station consists of three ground-level island platforms, connected to the station building by an elevated station building. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms

1  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
2  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
3  Chūō Main Line Tatsuno and Iida
   Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
   Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
   Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
4  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Kōfu and Shinjuku
   Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano
   Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
5  Chūō Main Line for Kiso-Fukushima, Nakatsugawa and Nagoya
6  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto, Shinonoi and Nagano

History

Shiojiri Station opened on 15 December 1902,[2] initially as the terminal of a Chuo Line extension from Matsumoto. The station was relocated in 1982, with the old station being converted to a classification yard. With the 1987 privatization of the Japanese National Railways, the station was assigned to the control of the East Japan Railway Company.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 3,981 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area

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. 178. ISBN 9784784071647.
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 54. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  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 5 July 2016.