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|West gate of JR Ōfuna Station|
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
|Neighborhood etc.||1 Ōfuna|
|Operator(s)||JR East, Shonan Monorail|
|Line(s)||Tōkaidō Main Line
Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line
|Statistics||92,839 passengers/day (FY2008)|
|Medium bus terminal at this station|
Ōfuna Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Negishi Line (Keihin-Tōhoku Line), Yokosuka Line as well as the Shonan Monorail. It is 46.5 km from the terminus of the Tōkaidō Main Line at Tokyo Station.
Ōfuna Station is an elevated station with five island platforms serving a total of 11 tracks. "Track 0" to the outside of Track 1 has no platform access and is reserved for the through passage of freight trains. The adjacent Shonan Monorail station has a single bay platform.
There are above-track station buildings at both ends of the platforms, toward Fujisawa and toward Totsuka, offering passage between lines inside the ticket gates. The Sunaoshi River (砂押川 Sunaoshi-gawa?), which runs between the two current station buildings, is a city boundary, meaning that the end of the station near Fujisawa is in Kamakura, while the end toward Totsuka is in Sakae-ku, Yokohama. However, the station master's office is, as was before the station's rebuilding, on the Kamakura side, so the station is treated as a Kamakura station, and not considered to be within the city of Yokohama.
The Fujisawa-side station building has the southern ticket gates and connects to East and West exits. The station building is connected by a passageway beside the building to the Shounan Monorail station. There is also a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency.
In the Totsuka-side station building is the northern ticket gate, connected to the Kasama Entrance.
|1-2||■Tokaido Main Line||for Yokohama, Kawasaki, Shinagawa, and Tokyo|
|■Shonan Shinjuku Line||for Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, Kumagaya, Takasaki, and Maebashi|
|3-4||■Tokaido Main Line||for Fujisawa, Chigasaki, Hiratsuka, Kōzu, Odawara, and Atami|
|5-6||■Yokosuka Line||for Shinagawa, Tokyo
Sōbu Main Line for Chiba, Narita Line for Narita Airport,
Uchibō Line for Kimitsu, Sotobō Line for Kazusa-Ichinomiya
|■Shonan Shinjuku Line||for Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, Oyama, and Utsunomiya|
|7||■Yokosuka Line||for Zushi, Kamakura, Yokosuka, and Kurihama|
|■Shonan Shinjuku Line||for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ōmiya|
|8||■Yokosuka Line||for Zushi, Kamakura, Yokosuka, and Kurihama|
|9-10||■Keihin-Tohoku Line||for Ueno and Ōmiya|
|■Yokohama Line||for Shin-Yokohama and Hachioji|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line|
Ōfuna Station opened on November 1, 1888 as a station on the Tōkaidō Main Line. The Yokosuka Line between Ōfuna and Yokosuka opened on June 16, 1889. Freight operations began in 1894.
In May 1966, the Yokohama Dreamland Monorail began operations from Ōfuna to Yokohama Dreamland, an amusement park built some 7 km north of the station. However, the monorail stopped running in September 1967 after cracks were found in the guideway.
- Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
- Demery, Leroy W. Monorails in Japan, p.25. Carquinez Associates, 2005.
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