Kashiwa Station

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Kashiwa Station
柏駅
Kashiwa-station-dec-2009.jpg
Kashiwa Station in December 2009
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Kashiwa
Neighborhood etc. 1 Kashiwa
Postal code 277-0005
(in Japanese) 千葉県柏市柏一丁目
History
Year opened 1896
Rail services
Station number(s) TD-24
Operator(s) JR East
Tobu Railway
Line(s) Jōban Line
Tobu Urban Park Line

Kashiwa Station (柏駅 Kashiwa-eki?) is a railway station in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Kashiwa Station is served by the JR East Joban Line from Ueno in Tokyo, and the radial Tobu Urban Park Line from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Funabashi in Chiba Prefecture. It lies 42.9 km from the western terminus of the Tobu Noda Line at Ōmiya. [1]

Station layout[edit]

JR East[edit]

The JR East portion of the station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. There are two island platforms serving four tracks.


1 Joban Line (Local) for Shin-Matsudo, and Ayase
Subway TokyoChiyoda.png Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Yoyogi-Uehara
2 Joban Line (Local) for Kita-Kashiwa, Abiko, and Toride
3 Joban Line (Rapid) for Matsudo, Kita-Senju, Nippori, and Ueno
4 Joban Line (Rapid) for Abiko, Toride, Narita, Tsuchiura, Mito, and Iwaki

Tobu[edit]

The Tobu portion of the station has two bay platforms with four tracks. All trains reverse at this station.

1/2 Tobu Urban Park Line For Unga, Nodashi, Kasukabe, and Ōmiya
3/4 Tobu Urban Park Line For Mutsumi, Shin-Kamagaya, and Funabashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line (Rapid)
Matsudo   Special Rapid   Toride
Matsudo   Rapid   Abiko
Joban Line (Local)
Minami-Kashiwa   Local   Kita-Kashiwa
Tobu Urban Park Line
Toyoshiki   Local   Shin-Kashiwa

History[edit]

The present-day JR East station opened on December 25, 1896.[2] The Tobu station opened on May 9, 1911.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987. In July 1998, the platforms for the Jōban Line were lengthened by three meters.[citation needed] The South Exit to the station was opened on April 8, 1999.[citation needed]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kashiwa Station becoming "TD-24".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 119,064 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] In fiscal 2011, the Tobu station was used by an average of 136,499 passengers daily.[1] The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 149,376[5]
2005 135,074[6]
2010 119,825[7]
2011 118,611[8]
2012 119,064[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kashiwa City Office
  • Chiba Prefectural Minami Katsushika High School (千葉県立東葛飾高等学校?)
  • Kashiwa Junior High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 224. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ "「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します" [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  4. ^ 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 20 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°51′44″N 139°58′17″E / 35.8623°N 139.9713°E / 35.8623; 139.9713