Zama Station

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Zama Station
座間駅
Zama-Station-East.jpg
East Exit of Zama Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Zama
Neighborhood etc. 5-1682 Iriya
Postal code 252-0024
(in Japanese) 神奈川県座間市入谷5丁目1682番地
History
Year opened 1927
Former names Shin-Zama Station
Zama-Yūen Station
Present name since 1941
Rail services
Operator(s) Odakyu Electric Railway
Line(s) Odakyu Odawara Line
Statistics 21,723 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus terminal at this station

Zama Station (座間駅 Zama-eki?) is a railway station on the Odakyu Odawara Line in Zama, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Odakyu Electric Railway.

Lines[edit]

Zama Station is served by the Odakyu Odawara Line, and is located 39.2 km from the line's Tokyo terminal at Shinjuku Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Zama Station has two side platforms serving two tracks, connected to the station building by overpasses. The station building is elevated, and is located above the tracks and platforms.

Platforms[edit]

View of the platforms, October 2007
1 Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi, Shin-Matsuda, and Odawara
2 Odakyu Odawara Line for Sagami-Ono, Shin-Yurigaoka, Yoyogi-Uehara, and Shinjuku
Subway TokyoChiyoda.png Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Ayase

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Odakyu Odawara Line
Express: no stop
Sōbudai-mae   Semi Express   Ebina
Sōbudai-mae   Section Semi Express   Ebina
Sōbudai-mae   Local   Ebina

History[edit]

The station opened on March 1, 1927 as Shin-Zama Station (新座間駅?).[1] It was renamed Zama-Yūen Station (座間遊園駅?) on July 1, 1937, and on October 15, 1941, it was renamed Zama Station.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 21,723 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

West Entrance[edit]

  • Hoshigaya Temple
  • Nashi-no-ki ruins
  • Suzukamyō Shrine
  • Iriya Elementary School
  • Zama High School
  • Zama Special School
  • JA Sagami Zama
  • Uni Zama store (department store)
  • Zama Police station
  • Iriya Station (JR Sagami Line)

East Entrance[edit]

  • Odakyu OX
  • Yatoyama Park
  • Zama Station Post office

Buses[edit]

West Entrance[edit]

Services are operated by Kanagawa Chuo Transportation and Zama Community Bus.

  • <Iriya Route> City Office branch (ZCB)
  • <Iriya Route> Main City Office (ZCB)
  • <Ebina 10> Ebina Station East Entrance (Kanachu)
  • <Ebina 10> Sobudai-mae Station (via Tatsunodai) (Kanachu)

East Entrance[edit]

Services are operated by Kanagawa Chuo Transportation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 236. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ Route for Kanachu buses

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°28′50.5″N 139°23′59.7″E / 35.480694°N 139.399917°E / 35.480694; 139.399917