Keisei Funabashi Station

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Keisei Funabashi Station
京成船橋駅
Keisei-Funabashi-Sta-1.JPG
Main station entrance, October 2008
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Funabashi
Neighborhood etc. 1-5-1 Honcho
Postal code 273-0005
(in Japanese) 千葉県船橋市本町1丁目5番1号
History
Year opened 1916
Former name Funabashi Station
Present name since 1931
Rail services
Station number(s) KS22
Operator(s) Keisei Electric Railway
Line(s) Keisei Main Line
Statistics 91,071 passengers/day (FY2011)

Keisei Funabashi Station (京成船橋駅 Keisei-Funabashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Keisei Main Line in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway.

Lines[edit]

Keisei Funabashi Station is served by the Keisei Main Line, and is located 25.1 km from the Tokyo terminus at Keisei-Ueno Station.[1] Passengers can also transfer to the Sobu Line and Tobu Noda Line via a pedestrian passage. Keisei Funabashi is served by the once-daily City Liner limited express service between Keisei Ueno and Keisei-Narita.

Station layout[edit]

Keisei Funabashi Station has two elevated opposed side platforms serving two platforms. The platforms are connected via an underpass to the station building.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Takasago, Nippori, and Keisei-Ueno
2 Keisei Main Line for Keisei Tsudanuma, Chiharadai, and Keisei-Narita

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keisei Main Line
Aoto   City Liner   Keisei Narita
Keisei-Yawata   Rapid Limited Express   Keisei Tsudanuma
Keisei-Yawata   Limited Express   Keisei Tsudanuma
Keisei-Yawata   Commuter Limited Express   Keisei Tsudanuma
Higashi-Nakayama   Rapid   Funabashi-Keibajō
Kaijin   Local   Daijingūshita

History[edit]

The station opened on December 30, 1916, initially named simply Funabashi Station (船橋駅?).[1] This was renamed Keisei Funabashi from November 18, 1931.[1] The station was elevated from November 2006.[1] From 2006, the station became a stop on the Skyliner limited express train service. When the Skyliner moved to the Narita Sky Access Line in July 2010, Keisei Funabashi became a stop on the replacement City Liner service between Ueno and Narita Airport (later truncated to Keisei-Narita).

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 91,071 passengers daily.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 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. 210. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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Coordinates: 35°42′00″N 139°59′06″E / 35.699948°N 139.985132°E / 35.699948; 139.985132