Funabashi Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the Keisei Station, see Keisei Funabashi Station.
Funabashi Station
船橋駅
JR Funabashi sta 003.jpg
JR East station north entrance, 2007
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Funabashi
History
Year opened 1923
Rail services
Station number(s) TD-35
Operator(s) JR East, Tobu Railway
Line(s) Sōbu Main Line
Tobu Urban Park Line

Funabashi Station (船橋駅 Funabashi-eki?) is a railway station in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Funabashi Station is served by the JR East Sōbu Main Line and forms the eastern terminus the 62.7 km Tobu Noda Line. Passengers can also transfer to nearby Keisei Funabashi Station on the Keisei Main Line.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and also a "View Plaza" travel agency.

Platforms[edit]

JR East[edit]

1 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Kinshichō, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
Subway TokyoTozai.png Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Nihombashi, Ōtemachi, and Nakano
2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Tsudanuma, Inage, and Chiba
3 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Kinshichō and Tokyo
4 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Tsudanuma, Chiba, Narita Airport, Kimitsu, and Kazusa-Ichinomiya

Tobu[edit]

1, 2 Tobu Urban Park Line for Kashiwa, Nodashi, Kasukabe, and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Line (Rapid)
Kinshichō   Commuter Rapid   Chiba
Ichikawa   Rapid   Tsudanuma
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Nishi-Funabashi Local Higashi-Funabashi
Tobu Urban Park Line
Terminus Local Shin-Funabashi

History[edit]

The Tobu station opened on 27 December 1923.[1] The JR East (formerly JNR) station opened on 20 July 1952.[2] It became an elevated structure from 26 October 1983.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Noda Line, with Funabashi Station becoming "TD-35".[3]

Waist-high platform edge doors were installed on the Tobu Noda Line platforms in early February 2014.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 224. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 144. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ "「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します" [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "東武野田線船橋駅に可動式ホーム柵設置" [Platform doors installed at Funabashi Station on the Tobu Noda Line]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 3 February 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′06″N 139°59′07″E / 35.701743°N 139.985229°E / 35.701743; 139.985229