Yomiuri-Land-mae Station

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Yomiuri-Land-mae Station
読売ランド前駅
Odakyu Yomiurirandomae eki 1.jpg
North Exit of Yomiuri-Land-mae Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Kawasaki
Ward Tama
Neighborhood etc. Ikuta
Postal code 214 - 0037
(in Japanese) 神奈川県川崎市多摩区西生田
History
Year opened 1927
Former name Nishi-Ikuta Station
Present name since 1964
Rail services
Operator(s) Odakyu Electric Railway
Line(s) Odakyu Odawara Line
Statistics 34,174 passengers/day (2008)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Yomiuri-Land-mae Station (読売ランド前駅 Yomiuri Rando Mae eki?) is a railway station on the Odakyu Odawara Line in Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 19.2 rail kilometers from the Odakyu Odawara Line's terminus at Shinjuku Station.

History[edit]

Yomiuri-Land-mae Stated opened as Nishi-Ikuta Station (西生田駅 Nishi-Ikuta eki?) on April 1, 1927. It became a local stop in 1945, and was promoted to a “Semi-Express” stop in 1946, a “Sakura Semi-Express” stop in 1948, and “Commuter Special Express” stop in 1960. It was renamed to its present name in 1964. A new station concourse was completed in 1995.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Yomiuri-Land-mae Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks 2 tracks[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Odakyu Odawara Line Westbound (For Sagami-Ono, Hon-Atsugi, and Odawara)
2 Odakyu Odawara Line Eastbound (For Kyodo, Shimo-Kitazawa, Yoyogi-Uehara), Chiyoda line Ayase and Shinjuku

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »[2]
Odakyu Odawara Line
Ikuta   Semi Express (準急)   Yurigaoka
Ikuta   Section Semi Express (区間準急)   Yurigaoka
Ikuta   Local (各駅停車)   Yurigaoka

Surroundings[edit]

Yomiuri Land, Home to one of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team's training grounds, as well as a large amusement park is nearby the station. Japan Women's University is also located here.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 35°36′53″N 139°31′41″E / 35.6147°N 139.5280°E / 35.6147; 139.5280