Kameari Station

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Kameari Station
亀有駅
JRE-kameari-entrance-north.jpg
North entrance
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Katsushika
Neighborhood etc. Kameari 3-chōme
(in Japanese) 東京都葛飾区亀有3丁目
History
Year opened 1897
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line

Kameari Station (亀有駅 Kameari-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan.

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Jōban Line.

Station layout[edit]

There is an island platform with two tracks for local services. The express (rapid) tracks run parallel to the local tracks but do not have platform at this station.

1 Jōban Line (Local) MatsudoKashiwaAbikoToride
2 Jōban Line (Local) Kita-Senju ・ (via Chiyoda Line Nishi-NipporiYoyogi-Uehara

History[edit]

The station opened on 17 May 1897.

Around the station[edit]

The koban located at the north entrance of the train station is known as a model of a koban in Osamu Akimoto's long-run manga Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo. The police cartoon stages in Kameari area where the train station is situated. As a tribute to the cartoon, two statues of the officer Kankichi Ryotsu, the main character of the series, were placed near north and south entrances of the train station in 2006.

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Coordinates: 35°46′00″N 139°50′52″E / 35.7666°N 139.8477°E / 35.7666; 139.8477