Kitakurihama Station

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Kitakurihama Station
北久里浜駅
Kita-Kurihama stn.jpg
Kitakurihama Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokosuka
Neighborhood etc. Negishi 2-206
Postal code 239 - 0807
(in Japanese) 神奈川県横須賀市根岸町二丁目-206
History
Year opened 1942
Former name Shōnan-Iida Station
Present name since 1963
Rail services
Station number(s) KK66
Operator(s) Keikyū
Line(s) Kurihama Line
Statistics 26,283 passengers/day (2008)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Kitakurihama Station (北久里浜駅 Kitakurihama-eki?) is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Kurihama Line located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 1.7 rail kilometers from the Horinouchi junction, and 54.0 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Kurihama Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.

History[edit]

Kitakurihama Station opened on December 1, 1942 as a station on the Tokyu Shōnan Line. At that time, it was named Shōnan Station (昭南駅 Shōnan-eki?), using the same kanji as the war-time Japanese name for Singapore in celebration of the Japanese victory. On February 1, 1948, the station was renamed Shōnan-Iida Station (湘南井田駅 Shōnan-Iida-eki?), using the kanji for the Shōnan area of Japan. It became a station on the Keihin Electric Express Railway from June 1, 1948. The station was renamed to its present name on November 1, 1963. A new station building was completed in December 1985.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Kitakurihama Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keikyū Kurihama Line Keikyū KurihamaMisakiguchi
2 Keikyū Kurihama Line Yokosuka-ChūōYokohamaShinagawaHaneda AirportOshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyū Kurihama Line
Shin-Ōtsu   Local   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-Ōtsu   Ltd. Exp.   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-Ōtsu   Rapid Ltd. Exp.   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-Ōtsu Keikyu Wing Keikyū Kurihama

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°14′58″N 139°41′11″E / 35.24944°N 139.68639°E / 35.24944; 139.68639