Isogo Station

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Isogo Station
磯子駅
IsogoStnishi.jpg
Isogo Station west exit
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokohama
Ward Isogo
Neighborhood etc. 1-1-1 Mori
Postal code 235-0023
(in Japanese) 横浜市磯子区森一丁目1-1
History
Year opened 1964
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Negishi Line
Yokohama Line
Statistics 19,047 passengers/day (FY2007)

Isogo Station (磯子駅 Isogo-eki?) is a railway station on the Negishi Line in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Isogo Station is served by the Negishi Line, with through-running to and from the Keihin-Tohoku Line extending to Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. The station is located 11.1 km from the terminus of the Negishi Line at Yokohama Station and 70.2 km from the northern terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya Station.

Station layout[edit]

Isogo Station is located at surface level and features a single island platform with a two tracks. Both tracks are utilised by the Keihin-Tohoku Line and Yokohama Line; track 1 serves southbound trains to Ōfuna whilst track 2 serves northbound trains to Yokohama and Tokyo. An adjacent side platform formerly used to support freight operations, was sold to the Nisshin OilliO Group.[citation needed]

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tōhoku Line—Negishi Line
Shin-Sugita   Rapid   Negishi
Shin-Sugita   Local   Negishi

History[edit]

Isogo Station opened on May 9, 1964 as the terminus of the Negishi Line until the line was extended to Yōkōdai in 1970. All freight operations were suspended from October 1986. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) in 1987. The station building was extensively remodelled in 2000 with the addition of ticket gates, automatic ticket machines, and new ticket windows.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2007, the station was used by 19,047 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ JR East fiscal 2007 passenger figures. Retrieved on 20 January 2009. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°24′00″N 139°37′05″E / 35.400°N 139.618°E / 35.400; 139.618