Banda Station

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Banda Station
番田駅
Sagami banda station.jpg
Location Kamimizo 378, Chūō, Sagamihara, Kanagawa
(神奈川県相模原市中央区上溝378)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sagami Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1931
Previous names Kamimizo (until 1944)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 2,990 daily

Banda Station (番田駅?, Banda-eki) is a train station in the city of Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 26.9 rail kilometers from the terminal station of the Sagami Line, Chigasaki.

History[edit]

Banda Station was opened on April 29, 1931 as Kamimizo Station (上溝駅?, Kamimizo-eki) on the Sagami Railway. On June 1, 1944, the Sagami Railway was nationalized and merged with the Japan National Railways, at which time the station received its current name. On April 1, 1987, with the dissolution and privatization of the Japan National Railways, the station came under the operation of JR East. The station building was complexly rebuilt in 1991. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC card system came into operation from November 2001.


Line[edit]

Banda Station is served by the following line:

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform connected to a small station building by an overpass.

Platforms

1 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Hashimoto
2 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Chigasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Harataima   JR Sagami Line   Kamimizo

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°32′43″N 139°21′48″E / 35.545287°N 139.363254°E / 35.545287; 139.363254