Kanazawa-Hakkei Station

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Kanazawa-Hakkei Station
金沢八景駅
Keikyu-Kanazawa-Hakkei Station-platform.jpg
Platforms
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokohama
Ward Kanazawa
Neighborhood etc. 15-1 Seto
Postal code 236-0027
(in Japanese) 横浜市金沢区瀬戸15番地1号
History
Year opened 1930
Rail services
Station number(s) KK50
Operator(s) Keikyu
Line(s) Keikyu Main Line
Statistics 54,173 (Keikyu) passengers/day (FY2008)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Kanazawa-Hakkei Station (金沢八景駅 Kanazawa-Hakkei-eki?) is a junction railway station in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.

Lines[edit]

Kanazawa-Hakkei Station is served by the Keikyu Main Line and is located 40.9 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo. It is also a terminal station for both the Keikyū Zushi Line and the Kanazawa Seaside Line.

Station layout[edit]

Kanazawa-Hakkei Station is an elevated station with two island platforms serving four tracks. Track 4 is dual-gauge (1,067 mm narrow gauge and 1,435 mm standard gauge) to allow narrow-gauge rolling stock to be moved at night from the nearby J-TREC factory to JR tracks via Zushi Station.

Keikyu platforms[edit]

1 Keikyu Main Line for Yokosuka Chūō, Uraga, and Misakiguchi
2 Keikyu Main Line for Yokosuka Chūō, Uraga, and Misakiguchi
Keikyu Zushi Line for Shin-Zushi
3 Keikyu Main Line for Yokohama, Shinagawa, Haneda Airport, and Oshiage
4 Keikyu Main Line for Yokohama, Shinagawa, Haneda Airport, and Oshiage
Keikyu Zushi Line for Shin-Zushi

Kanazawa Seaside Line platforms[edit]

The Kanazawa Seaside Line station is located south of the Keikyu station, and is an elevated single track, single side platform station for bi-directional traffic. The Kanazawa Seaside Line station is a temporary station, with plans in place to extend to connect directly to the existing Keikyu station at some point in the future.


1 Kanazawa Seaside Line for Hakkeijima, Torihama, and Shin-Sugita

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyu Main Line
Kanazawa-Bunko   Local   Oppama
Kanazawa-Bunko   Airport Express   Mutsuura
(Zushi Line)
Kanazawa-Bunko   Ltd. Express   Oppama
Kanazawa-Bunko   Rapid Ltd. Express   Yokosuka-Chūō
Kanazawa-Bunko Keikyu Wing Yokosuka-Chūō
Keikyu Zushi Line
Kanazawa-Bunko
(Main Line)
  Local   Mutsuura
Kanazawa-Bunko
(Main Line)
  Airport Express   Mutsuura
Kanazawa-Bunko
(Main Line)
  Ltd. Express   Mutsuura
Kanazawa Seaside Line
Nojimakōen - Terminus

History[edit]

Kanazawa-Hakkei Station was opened on April 1, 1930 as a station on the Shonan Electric Railway, which merged with the Keihin Electric Railway in 1941. The station was rebuilt in July 1987.[citation needed]

The name Kanazawa Hakkei (lit. Eight Views of Kanazawa) is taken from the name of a series of Ukiyo-e woodblock prints, of eight places in the area, which were made between 1835 and 1836, by Ando Hiroshige.

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)

External links[edit]

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