Hongōdai Station

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Hongōdai Station
本郷台駅
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Hongōdai Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokohama
Ward Sakae
Neighborhood etc. 1 Kosugaya-cho, Sakae-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Postal code 247-0001
(in Japanese) 横浜市栄区小菅ヶ谷一丁目
History
Year opened 1973
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Negishi Line / Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Statistics 19,304 passengers/day (FY2008)

Hongōdai Station (本郷台駅 Hongōdai-eki?) is a railway station on the Negishi Line in Sakae-ku, Yokohama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hongōdai Station is served by the Negishi Line, with through services inter-running to and from the Keihin-Tōhoku Line and also the Yokohama Line. It is 18.5 km from the starting point of the Negishi Line at Yokohama Station and 77.6 km from the northern terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hongōdai Station has an island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by an underpass. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keihin-Tohoku Line—Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2 Keihin-Tohoku Line—Negishi Line for Yokohama,Tokyo, and Ōmiya
Yokohama Line for Shin-Yokohama, Machida, and Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tohoku Line—Negishi Line
Kōnandai   Rapid   Ōfuna
Kōnandai   Local   Ōfuna

History[edit]

Hongōdai Station opened on 9 April 1973.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. p. 80. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°22′3″N 139°33′1″E / 35.36750°N 139.55028°E / 35.36750; 139.55028