Tsuchiura Station is a railway station on the Joban Line in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Tsuchiura Station is served by the Joban Line, is located 63.8 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. Tsuchiura Station has one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge; the station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office. Tsuchiura Station opened on 4 November 1895; the Tsukuba Railway Line operated from this station from 1 April 1987. On 26 October 1943, three trains crashed at Tsuchiura killing 110 people; the station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways on 1 April 1987. Tsuchiura City Hall Tsuchiura Post Office Port of Tsuchiura Kasumigaura List of railway stations in Japan Official website
Ōmiya Station (Saitama)
Ōmiya Station is a railway station in Ōmiya-ku, Japan. It is a major interchange station for the East Japan Railway Company, is operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway; the following lines serve the station. Tohoku Shinkansen Hokkaido Shinkansen Yamagata Shinkansen Akita Shinkansen Joetsu Shinkansen Hokuriku Shinkansen Tohoku Main Line Takasaki Line Shōnan-Shinjuku Line Ueno-Tokyo Line Keihin-Tōhoku Line Saikyō Line Kawagoe Line Tobu Urban Park Line Ina Line These are five ground-level island platforms. Tracks 5 and 10 are through tracks not served by platforms; these are three elevated island platforms at the third-floor level. These are two underground island platforms; these platforms are bay platforms. A single platform on the middle of a balloon loop. Ōmiya Station opened on 16 March 1885 as a station of Nippon Railway. In 1894, a railway workshop was opened to the north of the station, this facility is still operated by JR East and Japan Freight Railway Company. In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 245,479 passengers daily, making it the busiest station operated by JR East in Saitama Prefecture and the eighth-busiest station on the JR East network as a whole.
The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. The Railway MuseumLocal and late-night buses and intercity coaches including ones to Narita International Airport and Haneda Airport airports depart from this station. List of railway stations in Japan Ōmiya Station Ōmiya Station information Ōmiya Station information Ōmiya Station information
Minato is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is called Minato City in English, it was formed in 1947 as a merger of Akasaka and Shiba wards following Tokyo City's transformation into Tokyo Metropolis. The modern Minato ward exhibits the contrasting Shitamachi and Yamanote geographical and cultural division; the Shinbashi neighborhood in the ward's northeastern corner is attached to the core of Shitamachi, the original commercial center of Edo-Tokyo. On the other hand, the Azabu and Akasaka areas are representative Yamanote districts; as of 1 July 2015, it has an official population of 243,094, a population density of 10,850 persons per km2. The total area is 20.37 km2. Minato hosts a large number of embassies, it is home to various domestic companies, including Honda, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, NEC, Sony and Toshiba, as well as the Japanese headquarters of a number of multi-national firms, including Google and Goldman Sachs. Minato is located southwest of the Imperial Palace and has boundaries with the special wards of Chiyoda, Chūō, Kōtō, Shinagawa and Shinjuku.
The ward was founded on 15 March 1947 with the merger of Akasaka and Shiba Wards. The name minato means "harbour". Minato is governed by Mayor Masaaki Takei, an Independent supported by all major parties except the Japanese Communist Party; the city legislative assembly is dominated by the Liberal Democratic Party. Minato mayoral election, 2008 Jikei University School of Medicine Nishi Shinbashi campus Kanazawa Institute of Technology Graduate school. Mita Junior High School opened in 2001 after the merger of Minato Junior High School and Shibahama Junior High School; the local public high schools are operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education. Akasaka High School Mita High School Roppongi High School Shiba Commercial High School There are a variety of private schools, including: Keio Girls Senior High School Keiō Chutobu Junior High School Shiba Junior and Senior High School Azabu Junior and Senior High School Friends School, a Quaker school established in 1887. Meiji Gakuin Senior High School in Shirokane Russian Embassy School in Tokyo in Azabudai The city operates the Minato Library, the Mita Library, the Azabu Library, the Akasaka Library, the Takanawa Library, the Konan Library.
The metropolis operates the Tokyo Metropolitan Library Central Library in Minato. The library opened in 1973. Companies with headquarters in Minato include Air Nippon, All Nippon Airways, ANA & JP Express, All Nippon Airways Trading, Asmik Ace Entertainment, Cosmo Oil Company, Daicel,Dentsu, Fuji Xerox, Haseko, Hazama Ando, Japan Tobacco, Kaneka Corporation, Konami, KYB Corporation, Kyodo News, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsui Chemicals, Mitsui O. S. K. Lines, Mitsui Oil Exploration Company, NEC, Nippon Sheet Glass, NYK Line, Obayashi Corporation, Oki Electric Industry, Pizza-La, The Pokémon Company, Toraya Confectionery, Sato Pharmaceutical, Sega Sammy Holdings, Sigma Seven, Sony, SUMCO, Toraya Confectionery, Toyo Suisan, TV Tokyo, WOWOW, Yazaki. In addition ANA subsidiary Air Japan has some offices in Minato; the Japanese division of CB&I, the Japanese division of Aramark and Aim Services, Google Japan, Yahoo! Japan, the main Japanese offices of Hanjin and Korean Air are located there. Air France operates an office and ticketing counter in the New Aoyama Building in Minato.
The Japanese division of Deutsche Post, DHL. Air France's Minato office handles Aircalin-related inquiries. Air China has operations in the Air China Building in Minato. Asiana Airlines operates a sales office on the sixth floor of the ATT New Tower Building. Hawaiian Airlines has its Japan offices in the Eagle Hamamatsuchō Building in Minato. Iran Air has its Tokyo office in Akasaka. Japanese companies that had headquarters in Minato include Air Next, Asatsu, Jaleco Holding, Toa Domestic Airlines,On 22 December 2008 operations of Seiko Epson's Tokyo sales office began at Seiko Epson's Hino Office in Hino, Tokyo. Operations were at the World Trade Centre in Minato. Several countries operate their embassies in Minato. Kiribati Mauritius North Macedonia Tuvalu Akasaka: A large residential and commercial area in northern Minato which includes the Akasaka Palace and surrounding gardens, TBS radio and television studios, Ark Hills complex, National Art Center, the embassy of the United States. Aoyama: Home to Aoyama Cemetery, one of Tokyo's largest graveyards, the Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium.
Atago Shrine, the highest point in all 23 wards of Tokyo. Azabu: One of Tokyo's more upscale residential areas, home to many embassies. Fushimi Sanpō Inari Jinja: A Shinto shrine in Shiba 3-chōme. Hamamatsuchō: Hamamatsucho Station is the terminal for the Tokyo Monorail to Haneda Airport. Mita: Home to Keio University and a large number of small Buddhist temples; the National Art Center, Tokyo is a museum that opened in 2007. Odaiba: One of Tokyo's most popular entertainment areas, featuring the Fuji TV studios, Palette Town sho
Nihombashi Station is a subway station in the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo, jointly operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation and Tokyo Metro. Nihombashi Station is served by the following lines; the Ginza Line station opened as an island platform serving two tracks, but overcrowding prompted the construction of a side platform serving Shibuya-bound trains in 1984. As of 2013, the island platform serves only Asakusa-bound trains, the Shibuya side of the platform is fenced off; the Tōzai Line station consists of an island platform serving two tracks, while the Asakusa Line station consists of two side platforms with two tracks between them. At the Asakusa line station, passengers must choose their direction before passing through the ticket gates; the Tokyo Underground Railway opened a station here on December 24, 1932, when they extended the line south to Kyōbashi. On September 1, 1941, they merged with the Tokyo Rapid Railway to form the Teito Rapid Transit Authority; the next development was the opening of Edobashi Station on February 28, 1963, when Toei Line 1 was extended to Higashi-Ginza.
Transfer was allowed between the two lines here, but the complex only became a true interchange when the Tōzai Line station opened on September 14, 1967. Toei Line 1 only received its name – the Asakusa Line – on July 1, 1978, Edobashi station was renamed on March 19, 1989 to avoid confusion with Edogawabashi Station on the Yūrakuchō Line, which opened in 1974. List of railway stations in Japan
The Yokosuka Line is a railway line in Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company. The Yokosuka Line connects Tokyo Station with Kurihama in Kanagawa; the name Yokosuka Line is assigned to the 23.9 km segment between Ōfuna and Kurihama stations, but the entire route is referred to as the Yokosuka Line by JR East for passenger service. Operators, distances: East Japan Railway Company Ōfuna — Kurihama: 23.9 km Japan Freight Railway Company Ōfuna — Zushi: 8.4 km Double-tracked section: Ōfuna – Yokosuka Railway signalling: Centralized Traffic Control Tokyo — Kurihama: 73.3 km Double-tracked section: Tokyo – Yokosuka Railway signalling: Centralized Traffic Control Maximum speed: 120 km/h The Yokosuka Line runs underground between Tokyo and Shinagawa branches to the west along the Tōkaidō Shinkansen into the city of Kawasaki. It rejoins the Tōkaidō Main Line corridor near Tsurumi Station and follows the Tōkaidō Main Line to Ōfuna, where it branches off to the southeast along the original Yokosuka Line toward the Miura Peninsula.
Yokosuka Line local trains make. Most trains have 11 cars, with two of those being Green cars. Other trains between Tokyo and Zushi are made up of 15 cars—an 11-car set joined to a 4-car set; some day-time trains operate between Zushi and Kurihama and these trains are made up of 4-car set without Green Cars. Shōnan-Shinjuku Line local trains make all stops on the Yokosuka Line between Zushi. For information on the Narita Express and other limited express services, see their respective articles; the Yokosuka Line has through service beyond. Some trains travel as far as: Kazusa-Ichinomiya on the Sotobō Line Kimitsu on the Uchibō Line Narita Airport via Narita on the Narita Line Kashima-Jingū on the Kashima Line Narutō on the Sōbu Main Line The section between Yokosuka and Kurihama is single-tracked; the Yokosuka Line was constructed in response to the request to the Cabinet by the Navy and the Army, dated June 22, 1886, citing the lack of ground transportation to Yokosuka, one of the most important military bases in the country.
On April 22, 1887 the Cabinet ordered the Government Railways to build the line with the budget diverted from the fund for the Tōkaidō Line construction. After the survey from July to December 1887, the construction of the railway between Ōfuna and Yokosuka started in January 1888 and completed in June 1889 spending 408,480 yen in total; the operation of the line started on June 16, 1889. June 16, 1889: Line opens between Ōfuna and Yokosuka with intermediate stations at Kamakura and Zushi April 1, 1895: Line becomes part of the Tōkaidō Line May 1, 1904: Taura Station opens October 12, 1909: Line renamed the Yokosuka Line August 12, 1914: Line doubled-tracked between Zushi and Numama Signal Box September 13, 1916: Line doubled-tracked between Ōfuna and Kamakura March 1917: Line doubled-tracked between Kamakura and Zushi October 20, 1920: Line doubled-tracked between Numama Signal Box and Taura December 25, 1924: Line doubled-tracked between Taura and Yokosuka December 23, 1925: Entire line electrified.
The culprit, a man in his 20s, testified that he had not meant to kill anyone, but to frighten his ex-fiancée, who had left him for an acquaintance. October 1, 1974: Freight service abolished between Yokosuka and Kurihama October 1, 1976: New double-tracked underground line between Tokyo and Shinagawa opens. March 17, 2018: Airport Narita services are discontinued; the Hinkaku Line was built to divert freight traffic from the busy Tōkaidō Main Line, providing an alternate route between Tokyo and Tsurumi. After a 1967 explosion, freigh
Atami Station is a railway station in Atami, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company and Central Japan Railway Company. Atami Station is served by the Tokaido Main Line, Tokaido Shinkansen, Ito Line; the station is 104.6 km from Tokyo Station. Due to its location on the side of a steep hill, Atami Station is built on several levels. On the lowest level is the station building itself, with automated ticket machines, Suica automated turnstiles and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office; the Tokaido Main Line and Ito Line share one side platform and two island platforms with five tracks connected by an underpass to the station building. The Tokaido Shinkansen with two opposing side platforms is one level higher, is connected to the lower platforms by an underpass. Atami Station opened on March 25, 1925. On December 1, 1934 the Tanna Tunnel was completed, through service to Mishima and Numazu began; the Ito Line began operations at Atami from March 30, 1935. The Tokaido Shinkansen opened on October 1, 1964.
On June 27, 2002 at 10:37, a person was hit and killed by a train at the station after climbing down from the platform onto the shinkansen track. List of railway stations in Japan JR Central station information JR East station information