Shin-Kawasaki Station

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Shin-Kawasaki Station
新川崎駅
Bahnhof Shin-Kawasaki.JPG
Station entrance, February 2008
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Kawasaki
Ward Saiwai
Postal code 212-0058
(in Japanese) 神奈川県川崎市幸区鹿島田
History
Year opened 1980
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Yokosuka Line
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Statistics 25,347 passengers/day (FY 2012)

Shin-Kawasaki Station (新川崎駅 Shin-Kawasaki-eki?) is a railway station in Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Shin-Kawasaki Station is served by the Yokosuka Line and Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and is located 12.7 km Shinagawa Station and 19.5 km from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are capable of handling 15-car trains. The station is located adjacent to JR Freight's Shin-Tsurumi locomotive depot.[1] The station is located on the former Hinkaku freight spur line of the Tōkaidō Main Line, but is not on the Tōkaidō Main Line itself, nor do trains from the Tōkaidō Main Line pass through the station.

Platforms[edit]

1 Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, Kamakura, Zushi, Yokosuka, and Kurihama
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Zushi
2 Yokosuka Line for Tokyo and Sōbu Main Line to Chiba and Narita Airport
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Utsunomiya Line to Ōmiya and Utsunomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Musashi-Kosugi   Yokosuka Line   Yokohama
Musashi-Kosugi   Shōnan-Shinjuku Line   Yokohama

History[edit]

Shin-Kawasaki Station opened on 1 October 1980 as a commuter station for people living in the surrounding large residential areas working in Tokyo or Yokohama.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Kashimada Station on the Nambu Line lies approximately 400 meters to the east.

Passenger statistics[edit]

From fiscal 2008 to 2012, the station was used by an average number of passengers daily (boarding passengers only) as follows:

  • 2008: 27,989[3]
  • 2009: 27,072[4]
  • 2010: 25,159[5]
  • 2011: 25,227[6]
  • 2012: 25,347[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hashimoto, Makoto (1997). 新鶴見機関区&新鶴見信号場 (Shin-Tsurumi Locomotive Depot & Shin-Tsurumi Yard). Japan: Shin. ISBN 4-916183-17-7. 
  2. ^ Shin-Kawasaki station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  3. ^ JR East statistics (2008)
  4. ^ JR East statistics (2009)
  5. ^ JR East statistics (2010)
  6. ^ JR East statistics (2011)
  7. ^ JR East statistics (2012)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°33′04″N 139°40′19″E / 35.551°N 139.672°E / 35.551; 139.672