YRP Nobi Station
YRP Nobi Station
( See other stations in Kanagawa)
Neighborhood etc. Nobi 1-9-1
239 - 0841
Year opened 1963
Former name Nobi Station
Present name since 1998
Station number(s) KK68
Keikyu Kurihama Line
Statistics 20,974 passengers/day 2008
There is a bus stop near this station
YRP Nobi Station ( is a railway station on the YRP野比駅 Waiārupī Nobi-eki) Keikyu Kurihama Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.
YRP Nobi Station is served by the
Keikyu Kurihama Line, and is located 7.2 km from Horinouchi Station, and 59.5 km from Shinagawa Station in Tokyo.
Station layout [ edit ]
YRP Nobi Station has two opposing elevated
side platforms. The station acts as a passing loop on the single track section of the Kurihama Line between Keikyū Kurihama Station and Keikyū Nagasawa Station.
Platforms [ edit ]
Adjacent stations [ edit ]
Keikyū Kurihama Line
Rapid Ltd. Exp.
Keikyu Wing Keikyū Nagasawa
History [ edit ]
YRP Nobi Station opened on November 1, 1963 as the southern
terminal station for the Kurihama Line, At that time, it was named simply Nobi Station (. It became a through station on March 27, 1966 when the Kurihama Line was extended to 野比駅) Tsukuihama Station. With the opening of the nearby Yokosuka Research Park, the station was renamed on April 1, 1998. It is the fourth station in Japan (and the first non-JR station) to have letters of the alphabet in its name.
References [ edit ]
Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 35°12′43.59″N 139°41′05.94″E / 35.2121083°N 139.6849833°E