Kōzu Station (Kanagawa)

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Kōzu Station
国府津駅
Odawara Kozu Station 2008 march.jpg
The station building, March 2008
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Odawara
Neighborhood etc. 4 Kōzu
Postal code 256-0812
(in Japanese) 神奈川県小田原市国府津4丁目
History
Year opened 1887
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Gotemba Line
Statistics 6,289 passengers/day (FY2012)
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Kōzu Station (国府津駅 Kōzu-eki?) is a railway station in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is served by both the Tōkaidō Main Line and Gotemba Line. The station is 77.7 km from Tokyo Station.

Lines[edit]

The station is served by following lines.

Station layout[edit]

Kōzu Station has one side platform and two island platforms serving five tracks, connected to the station building by an overpass. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1,2 Tōkaidō Line for Odawara, Atami, and Numazu
Itō Line for Itō
3 Gotemba Line for Matsuda, Yamakita, Gotemba, and Numazu
4,5 Tōkaidō Line for Hiratsuka, Chigasaki, Fujisawa, Ōfuna, Yokohama, Shinagawa, and Tokyo
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, Kumagaya, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōkaidō Main Line
Hiratsuka   Commuter Rapid   Odawara
Hiratsuka   Rapid Acty   Odawara
Ninomiya   Local   Kamonomiya
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Hiratsuka   Special Rapid   Odawara
Ninomiya   Rapid   Kamonomiya
Gotemba Line
Terminus   Local   Shimo-Soga

History[edit]

Kōzu Station opened on July 11, 1887.[1] With the dissolution and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station became a border station under the control of both JR East and JR Central. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC card system came into operation from November 18, 2001.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 6,289 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 6,998[3]
2005 6,464[4]
2010 6,441[5]
2011 6,364[6]
2012 6,289[2]

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1. (Japanese)
  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 20. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°16′51″N 139°12′46.6″E / 35.28083°N 139.212944°E / 35.28083; 139.212944