Sakura Station (Chiba)

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Sakura Station
佐倉駅
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Sakura Station
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Sakura
Neighborhood etc. 235-2 Mutsuzaki
Postal code 285-0812
(in Japanese) 佐倉市六崎235-2
History
Year opened 1894
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Narita Line, Sōbu Main Line
Statistics 10,736 passengers/day (FY2009)

Sakura Station (佐倉駅 Sakura-eki?) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line and Narita Line in Sakura, Chiba, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Sakura Station is an elevated station, built over two island platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1 Sōbu Main Line for Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi
2 Narita Line for Narita, Narita Airport, Sawara, and Kashima-Jingu
3 Sōbu Main Line for Chiba, Funabashi, and Tokyo
4 Narita Line for Chiba, Funabashi, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Main Line
Yotsukaidō   Commuter Rapid   Terminus
Monoi Rapid Terminus
Monoi Local Minami-Shisui
Narita Line
Yotsukaidō   Commuter Rapid   Shisui
Monoi Rapid Shisui
Monoi Local Shisui

History[edit]

Sakura Station was opened on July 20, 1894 as a terminal station on the Sōbu Railway Company.

A new station building was completed in December 1985. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

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Coordinates: 35°42′35.02″N 140°13′33.77″E / 35.7097278°N 140.2260472°E / 35.7097278; 140.2260472