Shimomizo Station

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Shimomizo Station
下溝駅
Shimomizoekisha.jpg
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Sagamihara
Ward Minami
Neighborhood etc. Shimomizo 1364
Postal code 252-0335
(in Japanese) 神奈川県相模原市南区下溝1364
History
Year opened 1931
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Sagami Line
Statistics 1,001 passengers/day (2008)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Shimomizo Station (下溝駅 Shimomizo-eki?) is a train station in the city of Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 23.5 rail kilometers from the terminal station of the Sagami Line, Chigasaki.

History[edit]

Shimomizo Station was opened on April 29, 1931 as a station on the Sagami Railway. On June 1, 1944, the Sagami Railway was nationalized and merged with the Japan National Railways. Freight services were discontinued from October 1962. On April 1, 1987, with the dissolution and privatization of the Japan National Railways, the station came under the operation of JR East. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC card system came into operation from November 2001. The station has been manned since 2004.

Line[edit]

Shimomizo Station is served by the following line:

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single side platform and a dilapidated wooden station building.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sobudaishita   JR Sagami Line   Harataima

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°31′5.5″N 139°22′50″E / 35.518194°N 139.38056°E / 35.518194; 139.38056