Keikyū Taura Station

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Keikyū Taura Station
京急田浦駅
Keikyu-Taura-Sta-201010.JPG
Keikyu Taura Station, October 2010
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokosuka
Neighborhood etc. 5-2 Funakoshi-chō
Postal code 237-0076
(in Japanese) 神奈川県横須賀市船越町五丁目2
History
Year opened 1930
Former names Shōnan Taura Station
Keihin Taura Station
Present name since 1987
Rail services
Station number(s) KK55
Operator(s) Keikyu
Line(s) Keikyu Main Line
Statistics 13,694 passengers/day (FY2012)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Keikyū Taura Station (京急田浦駅 Keikyū Taura-eki?) is a railway station on the Keikyu Main Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.

Lines[edit]

Keikyū Taura Station is served by the Keikyu Main Line, and is located 44.5 rail kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Keikyū Taura Station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are short, and can only handle six-car long trains.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keikyu Main Line for Yokosuka-Chūō, Keikyū Kurihama, Misakiguchi, and Uraga
2 Keikyu Main Line for Yokohama, Haneda Airport, Shinagawa, Sengakuji
Subway TokyoAsakusa.png Toei Asakusa Line for Oshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyu Main Line
Keikyu Wing: no stop
Rapid Limited Express: no stop
Limited Express: no stop
Oppama   Local   Anjinzuka

History[edit]

The station opened on April 1, 1930[1] as Shōnan Taura Station (湘南田浦駅?).[2] It was renamed Keihin Taura Station (京浜田浦駅?) on November 1, 1963, and to its present name on June 1, 1987.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 13,694 passengers daily.[3]

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)
  1. ^ a b 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. 233. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ a b Imao, Keisuke (19 August 2008). 日本鉄道旅行地図帳4号関東2 [Railway Atlas of Japan 4 Kantō 2]. Japan: Shinchō Publishing. p. 35. 
  3. ^ 駅別1日平均乗降人員 [Average daily passenger figures by station]. Keikyu Machi web (in Japanese). Japan: Keikyu Corporation. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 35°18′04″N 139°37′31″E / 35.3011°N 139.6254°E / 35.3011; 139.6254