Funabashi-Keibajō Station

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Funabashi-Keibajō Station
船橋競馬場駅
Keisei Funabashikeibajo sta 002.jpg
Funabashi-Keibajo Station, April 2012
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Funabashi
Neighborhood etc. 8-42-1 Miyamoto
Postal code 273-0003
(in Japanese) 千葉県船橋市宮本8-42-1
History
Year opened 1927
Former names Hanawa Station
Center-Keibajō-mae Station
Present name since 1987
Rail services
Station number(s) KS24
Operator(s) Keisei Electric Railway
Line(s) Keisei Main Line
Statistics 18,908 passengers/day (FY2009)

Funabashi-Keibajō Station (船橋競馬場駅 Funabashi-Keibajō-eki?) is a railway station on the Keisei Main Line in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by Keisei Electric Railway.

Lines[edit]

Funabashi-Keibajō Station is served by the Keisei Main Line, and is located 27.2 km from the terminus of the line at Keisei-Ueno Station. The station name refers to the nearby Funabashi Racecourse.

Station layout[edit]

Funabashi-Keibajō Station has two island platforms connected by an overpass to the elevated station building.

Platforms[edit]

1・2 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Takasago, Nippori, and Keisei-Ueno
3・4 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Tsudanuma, Chiharadai, and Keisei-Narita

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keisei Main Line
Keisei-Funabashi   Rapid   Keisei-Tsudanuma
Daijingūshita   Local   Yatsu

History[edit]

Funabashi-Keibajō Station opened on August 21, 1927 as Hanawa Station (花輪駅 Hanawa-eki?). The station was renamed to Funabashi-Keibajō-mae (船橋競馬場前駅?)on July 5, 1950, and to Center-Keibajō-mae (センター競馬場前駅?) on December 1, 1963. On May 5, 1977, Funabashi Health Center (the origin of the word "center" in the station name) closed. The station assumed its present name on April 1, 1987.

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Coordinates: 35°41′23.11″N 139°59′52.49″E / 35.6897528°N 139.9979139°E / 35.6897528; 139.9979139