Atami Station

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JT21 CA00
Atami Station

熱海駅
Atami Station.jpg
Atami Station in April 2018
LocationTahara Honchō, Atami-shi, Shizuoka-ken 413-0011
Japan
Coordinates35°06′12″N 139°04′40″E / 35.10333°N 139.07778°E / 35.10333; 139.07778Coordinates: 35°06′12″N 139°04′40″E / 35.10333°N 139.07778°E / 35.10333; 139.07778
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance104.6 km from Tokyo
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed ( "Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedMarch 25, 1925
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)15,458 daily
Location
Atami Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami Station
Atami Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami Station is located in Japan
Atami Station
Atami Station
Atami Station (Japan)

Atami Station (熱海駅, Atami-eki) is a railway station in the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

Lines[edit]

Atami Station is served by the JR Central Tōkaidō Shinkansen and is 104.6 km from Tokyo Station, as well as Tōkaidō Main Line serves extending westward from Atami. The JR East portion of the station serves the Tōkaidō Main Line between Tokyo Station and Atami, and the station is also the northern terminal station of the Itō Line.

Station layout[edit]

Due to its location on the side of a steep hill, Atami Station is built on several levels. On the lowest level is the station building itself, with automated ticket machines, Suica automated turnstiles and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Tōkaidō Main Line and Ito Line share one side platform and two island platforms with five tracks connected by an underground passage to the station building. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen with two opposing side platforms is one level higher, and is connected to the lower platforms by an underground passage.

Platforms[edit]

1 JT Ito Line for Itō and Izukyū-Shimoda
2,3  Tōkaidō Line (JR Central) for Mishima, Numazu, Shizuoka, and Hamamatsu
JT Ito Line for Itō and Izukyū-Shimoda
4,5 JT Tōkaidō Line (JR East)・Ueno-Tokyo Line for Odawara, Yokohama, Tokyo
JU Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya and Kuroiso
JU Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
6  Tōkaidō・Sanyō Shinkansen for Nagoya, Kyōto, Shin-Osaka, Okayama and Hakata
7  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Odawara, Shin-Yokohama, Shinagawa, and Tokyo

Adjacent Stations[edit]

Service
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Nozomi: Does not stop at this station
Shizuoka   Hikari   Shin-Yokohama
Mishima   Kodama   Odawara
JR East Tōkaidō Main Line JT21
Numazu CA03
(JR Central Tōkaidō Line)
  Sunrise Seto & Sunrise Izumo   Yokohama
YHMJT05
Mishima CA02
(JR Central Tōkaidō Line)
  Odoriko   Yugawara JT20
Terminus   Rapid Acty   Yugawara JT20
some through to JR Central Tōkaidō Line   Local   Yugawara JT20
Itō Line JT21
Ajiro JT24 Odoriko Yugawara JT20
Ajiro JT24
Itō JT26
Super View Odoriko Yugawara JT20
Yokohama
YHMJT05
Kinomiya JT22 Local Yugawara JT20
JR Central Tōkaidō Main Line CA00
Numazu CA03   Sunrise Seto & Sunrise Izumo   Yokohama
YHMJT05

(JR East Tōkaidō Line)
Mishima CA02   Odoriko   Yugawara JT20
(JR East Tōkaidō Line)
Kannami CA01 Local some through to JR East Tōkaidō Line

History[edit]

Atami Station opened on March 25, 1925. On December 1, 1934 the Tanna Tunnel was completed, and through service to Mishima and Numazu began. The Ito Line began operations at Atami from March 30, 1935. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen opened on October 1, 1964.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the local portion of the station was used by an average of 10,653 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]and the Shinkansen portion of the station was used by 4805 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Accidents[edit]

On June 27, 2002 at 10:37, a person was hit and killed by a train at the station after climbing down from the platform onto the shinkansen track.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)
  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  2. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年) [Shizuoka Prefectural statistics (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  3. ^ Sato, Yuichi (July 2011). 鉄道人身事故データブック2002–2009 [Railway Accident Data Book 2002–2009]. Japan: Tsugeshobo. p. 27. ISBN 978-4-8068-0620-2.

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