Aikō-Ishida Station

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Aikō-Ishida Station
愛甲石田駅
Aiko-ishida Sta north entrance.jpg
North Exit of Aikō-Ishida Station, 2008
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Atsugi
Neighborhood etc. Aikō
Postal code 243 - 0035
(in Japanese) 神奈川県厚木市愛甲
History
Year opened 1927
Rail services
Operator(s) Odakyu Electric Railway
Line(s) Odakyu Odawara Line
Statistics 49,005 passengers/day 2008
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus terminal at this station

Aikō-Ishida Station (愛甲石田駅 Aikō-Ishida-eki?) is a railway station on the Odakyu Electric Railway’s Odakyu Odawara Line in the city of Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Part of the station physically extends into neighboring Isehara city. The station is 48.5 rail kilometers from the line’s terminal at Shinjuku Station.

Station history[edit]

Aikō-Ishida Station was opened on April 1, 1927, on the Odakyu Odawara Line of the Odakyu Electric Railway with normal and 6-car limited express services. A limited number of romancecar express trains began serving the station from 1987, the same year that the new station building was completed.[1]

The station was named after Aikō, Atsugi and adjacent Ishida, Isehara.

Lines[edit]

Bus connections[edit]

  • There is a bus to Shoin University which takes 15 minutes during off-peak traffic.

Building[edit]

Aikō-Ishida Station has two opposed side platforms with two tracks, connected to the station building by an overpass. The station building is built on a cantilever extending on top and at right angles to the rails and platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1 Odakyu Odawara Line Westbound (For Shin-Matsuda, and Odawara)
2 Odakyu Odawara Line Eastbound (For Sagami-Ono, Shin-Yurigaoka, Yoyogi-Uehara, Chiyoda line Ayase, and Shinjuku)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Odakyu Odawara Line
Hon-Atsugi   Rapid Express (快速急行)   Isehara
Hon-Atsugi   Express (急行)   Isehara
Hon-Atsugi   Semi Express (準急)   Isehara
Hon-Atsugi   Section Semi Express (区間準急)   Isehara
Hon-Atsugi   Local (各駅停車)   Isehara

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Japanese Wikipedia entry

Coordinates: 35°25′04″N 139°20′39″E / 35.417844°N 139.344083°E / 35.417844; 139.344083