Chigasaki Station

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Chigasaki Station
茅ヶ崎駅
JREast-Tokaido-main-line-Chigasaki-station-north-entrance.jpg
North side of the station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Chigasaki
Neighborhood etc. Motomachi 1-1
(in Japanese) 神奈川県茅ヶ崎市元町1-1
History
Year opened 1898
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Sagami Line
Statistics 55,990 passengers/day (2008)
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Chigasaki Station (茅ヶ崎駅 Chigasaki-eki?) is a station in Chigasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by the East Japan Railway Company. It is 56.8 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

History[edit]

Chigasaki Station was opened on June 15, 1898 for both passenger and freight service as part of the section of the Japan National Railway (JNR) Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Yokohama with Kōzu. The adjacent Sagami Line station (then operated by the Sagami Railway opened on September 28, 1921. It was nationalized on June 1, 1944, becoming part of the Japan National Railways. Scheduled freight services were discontinued from 1984, and small parcel services from 1985. With the dissolution and privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of the East Japan Railway Company. The north exit bus terminal was greatly expanded in 1996 and 1998. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC Card system came into operation on November 18, 2001. The station building was reconstructed in 2006 to include a multi-story department store.

Lines[edit]

This station is served by the following lines:

Station layout[edit]

Chigasaki Station has three island platforms connected by overpasses/


1・2 Sagami Line EbinaKamimizoHashimoto ・(Yokohama Line) Hachiōji
3 Tōkaidō Line (Shōnan Liner) ShinagawaTokyoShinjuku
4 Tōkaidō Line (Shōnan Liner) HiratsukaOdawara
5 Tōkaidō Line ŌfunaYokohama ・ Shinagawa ・ Tokyo
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
(through service for Takasaki Line)
Shibuya ・ Shinjuku ・ IkebukuroŌmiyaKumagayaTakasakiMaebashi
6 Tōkaidō Line Hiratsuka ・ Odawara ・ AtamiNumazu ・ (Itō Line) Itō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tsujidō   Tōkaidō Line   Hiratsuka
Fujisawa Rapid Acty Hiratsuka
Fujisawa Commuter Rapid Hiratsuka
    Shōnan-Shinjuku Line    
Tsujidō Rapid Hiratsuka
Fujisawa Special Rapid Hiratsuka
Terminus   Sagami Line   Kita-Chigasaki

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1 (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°19′49″N 139°24′24″E / 35.33028°N 139.40667°E / 35.33028; 139.40667