Ōami Station

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Ōami Station
Oami Station May 2005.jpg
Ōami Station
Location 21 Minamidama, Ōamishirasato, Chiba
Operated by JR East
Opened 1897
Passengers (FY2009) 11,004 daily

Ōami Station (大網駅 Ōami-eki?) is a railway station in Ōamishirasato, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Ōami Station is served by the Sotobō Line and Tōgane Line. It is located 22.9 km from the terminus of the Sotobō Line at Chiba Station, and forms the eastern terminus of the Tōgane Line.

Station layout[edit]

Ōami Station has two opposed side platforms serving the Sotobō Line tracks and a single island platform serving the Tōgane Line tracks.


1  Sotobō Line for Soga, Chiba, Kaihin-Makuhari, and Tokyo
2  Sotobō Line for Mobara, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, and Awa-Kamogawa
3  Tōgane Line for Tōgane and Narutō
4  Tōgane Line for Tōgane, Narutō, and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sotobō Line
Toke Limited Express Mobara
Toke Rapid Mobara
Toke Local Nagata
Tōgane Line
Terminus - Fukudawara


Ōami Station was opened on January 20, 1896, as the terminal station of the Bōsō Railway. The line was extended to Ichinomiya in 1897. The Tōgane Line began operations from June 30, 1900. On September 1, 1907, the Bōsō Railway was nationalized and became part of the Japanese Government Railways, which was transformed into the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. Freight operations were discontinued on July 1, 1971. On May 27, 1972, the station building was relocated to its present location, to eliminate the use of a switchback. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.


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Coordinates: 35°31′21″N 140°18′41″E / 35.5224°N 140.3113°E / 35.5224; 140.3113