Chiba-Chūō Station

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Chiba-Chūō Station
千葉中央駅
Keisei-chiba-chuo-platform.jpg
Chiba-Chūō Station platforms
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Chiba
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood etc. 15-1 Honchiba-chō
Postal code 260 - 0014
(in Japanese) 千葉県千葉市中央区本千葉町15番1号
History
Year opened 1921
Former name Keisei Chiba Station
Present name since 1987
Rail services
Station number(s) KS60
Operator(s) Keisei Electric Railway
Line(s) Keisei Chiba Line
Keisei Chihara Line
Statistics 15,210 passengers/day (2008)

Chiba-Chūō Station (千葉中央駅 Chiba-Chūō-eki?) is a railway station operated by the Keisei Electric Railway located in Chūō-ku, Chiba Japan. It is 12.9 kilometers from the terminus of the Keisei Chiba Line at Keisei-Tsudanuma Station and is a terminal station for the Keisei Chihara Line.

History[edit]

Chiba-Chūō Station was opened on July 17, 1921 as Keisei-Chiba Station (京成千葉駅 Keisei-Chiba-eki?). The station burned down during the Chiba Air Raid of July 6, 1945. On February 10, 1958 the station was relocated to its present location as part of the post-war reconstruction plan for central Chiba. The tracks were elevated in December 1967 and the station was renamed to its present name on April 1, 1987. The Chara Line began operations from April 1992.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Chiba-Chūō Station has two elevated opposed side platforms with the station building underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keisei Chiba Line Keisei-TsudanumaKeisei Chiba
2 Keisei Chihara Line ŌmoridaiChiharadai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keisei Chiba Line
Keisei Chiba - Through to Keisei Chihara Line
Keisei Chihara Line
Through to Keisei Chiba Line - Chibadera

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JTB Timetable No. 979 (August 2007) (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 803. 


Coordinates: 35°36′27″N 140°07′04″E / 35.60750°N 140.11778°E / 35.60750; 140.11778