Yayoidai Station

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Yayoidai Station
弥生台駅
Sagami-railway-izumino-line-Yayoidai-station-south-entrance.jpg
South Exit, September 2008
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokohama
Ward Izumi
Neighborhood etc. 5-2 Yayoidai
Postal code 245-0008
(in Japanese) 神奈川県 横浜市泉区弥生台5-2
History
Year opened 1976
Rail services
Operator(s) Sagami Railway
Line(s) Sagami Railway Izumino Line
Statistics 16,032 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Yayoidai Station (弥生台駅 Yayoidai-eki?) is a railway station on the Sagami Railway Izumino Line in Izumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Sagami Railway (Sotetsu).

Lines[edit]

Izumino Station is served by the Sagami Railway Izumino Line, and lies 4.9 km from the starting point of the line at Futamatagawa Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Yayoidai Station has a two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, connected to the station building by an overpass. The station building is elevated, and is built over the platforms and tracks. The station is known for its cherry blossom in spring.

Platforms[edit]

1 Sagami Railway Izumino Line for Shōnandai
2 Sagami Railway Izumino Line for Futamatagawa, Ebina, Yamato, and Yokohama

From 27 October 2013, an experimental platform edge door system is to be installed for evaluation purposes on the down (Shōnandai-bound) platform.[2] Originally scheduled to be introduced in the summer of 2013, the low-cost system developed by Takamisawa Cybernetics consists of three bars that are raised and lowered in front of the train doors, and will be installed for a length of one carriage on the down platform for a period of one year.[3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sagami Railway Izumino Line
Ryokuentoshi   Rapid   Izumino
Ryokuentoshi   Local   Izumino

History[edit]

Yayoidai Station was opened on April 8, 1976.[1] The station building was remodeled on September 30, 1998.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 16,032 passengers daily.[1]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 234. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ "関東私鉄2社、新タイプのホームドア実証試験開始-低コストの昇降タイプ" [Two private rail companies to experimentally introduce low-cost platform-edge door systems] (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "西武・東急・相鉄で新形ホームドアの実証実験" [New platform edge doors to be evaluated at Seibu, Tokyu, and Sotetsu stations]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 35°25′48″N 139°30′23″E / 35.43000°N 139.50639°E / 35.43000; 139.50639