Machida Station (JR East)

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Machida Station
町田駅
MachidaStminami.jpg
South side of the station, November 2005
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Machida
Neighborhood etc. 1 Haramachida
Postal code 194-0013
(in Japanese) 東京都町田市原町田1丁目
History
Year opened 1908
Former name Haramachida Station
Present name since 1980
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Yokohama Line
Statistics 110,940 passengers/day (FY2013)
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Machida Station (町田駅 Machida-eki?) is a railway station on the Yokohama Line in Machida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

The station is located adjacent to Machida Station on the Odakyu Odawara Line.

Lines[edit]

Machida Station is served by the Yokohama Line from Hachiōji to Higashi-Kanagawa.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Machida Station has two island platforms serving four tracks.[2]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1, 2 Yokohama Line for Shin-Yokohama, Higashi-Kanagawa, and Yokohama
3, 4 Yokohama Line for Hashimoto and Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yokohama Line
Nagatsuta   Rapid   Sagamihara
Naruse   Local   Kobuchi

History[edit]

The station first opened as Haramachida Station (原町田駅?) on September 23, 1908.[2] The station was moved 0.4 km toward Hachiōji and renamed Machida on April 1, 1980 to reduce the walking distance between it and Shin-Haramachida Station (now Machida Station) on the Odakyu Odawara Line from 700 m to 300 m.[2][3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 110,940 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 28th-busiest station operated by JR East.[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 100,602[5]
2005 104,452[6]
2010 109,077[7]
2011 109,042[8]
2012 110,543[9]
2013 110,940[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(町田駅) [Station Information: Machida Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d 週刊JR全駅・全車両基地 No.03 [Weekly All Stations and All Depots No.3]. Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc. August 2012. p. 27. ISBN 4910232440825. 
  3. ^ Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. Japan: JTB. p. 77-78. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 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 18 November 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°32′31.22″N 139°26′43.69″E / 35.5420056°N 139.4454694°E / 35.5420056; 139.4454694