Chiba Station

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Coordinates: 35°36′47″N 140°06′47″E / 35.613122°N 140.113192°E / 35.613122; 140.113192

For the Keisei station, see Keisei Chiba Station.
Chiba Station
千葉駅
JR Chiba sta 002.jpg
Station exterior, August 2009
Location 1 Shin-Chiba, Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba
(千葉県千葉市中央区新千葉1丁目)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 20 July 1894
Location
Chiba Station is located in Japan
Chiba Station
Chiba Station
Location within Japan

Chiba Station (千葉駅 Chiba-eki?) is a railway station in Chiba, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Chiba Urban Monorail.

Lines[edit]

Chiba Station is served by the following lines.

JR East[edit]

Chiba Urban Monorail[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Chiba Station Interior

JR East[edit]

1, 2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Kinshichō, Akihabara, and Shinjuku
3, 4  Uchibo Line for Soga, Kisarazu, Kimitsu, and Tateyama
5, 6  Sotobo Line for Soga, Ōami, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, and Tōgane
7, 8  Sobu Main Line for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi
9, 10  Narita Line for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Narita, Narita Airport, Sawara, and Kashima-Jingū
3 - 10  Sobu Line (Rapid) for Funabashi, Kinshichō, Tokyo, and Yokohama

Chiba Urban Monorail[edit]

1  Line 1 for Yoshikawa-kōen and Kenchō-mae
2  Line 2 for Sports Center, Dōbutsukōen, and Chishirodai
3  Line 2 for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato
4  Line 1 for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chuō-Sōbu Line
Nishi-Chiba   Local   Terminus
Sobu Line (Rapid)
Tsudanuma   Special Rapid   Soga
(Uchibo Line)
Funabashi   Commuter Rapid   Tsuga
(Narita Line)
Inage   Rapid   Tsuga
(Narita Line)
Hon-Chiba
(Sotobo Line)
Sobu Main Line
Narita line
Tokyo Narita Express[Note 1] Yotsukaido
Funabashi
(Sobu Line (Rapid))
  Commuter Rapid   Tsuga
Inage
(Sobu Line (Rapid))
  Rapid   Tsuga
Terminus Local Higashi-Chiba
Sotobo Line
Uchibo Line
Tsudanuma
(Sobu Line (Rapid))
  Special Rapid   Soga
Inage
(Sobu Line (Rapid))
  Rapid   Hon-Chiba
Terminus Local Hon-Chiba
Chiba Urban Monorail Line 1
Shiyakushomae Local Sakaechō
Chiba Urban Monorail Line 2
Shiyakushomae Local Chiba-kōen
  1. ^ Few trains actually stop at this station.

History[edit]

Chiba Station circa 1900

The station opened on 20 July 1894.[1] The present station building was built in 1963. Rebuilding work is scheduled to start in January 2010, with the new station building opening in fiscal 2015.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 105,812 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 33rd-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2011, the Chiba Urban Monorail station was used by an average of 10,639 passengers per day (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station operated by Chiba Urban Monorail.[4] The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 103,723[5]
2005 103,401[6]
2010 105,777[7]
2011 104,788[8]
2012 104,646[9]
2013 105,812[3]

Bus terminal[edit]

Highway buses[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East: Chiba Station information Retrieved 11 December 2009. (Japanese)
  2. ^ 千葉駅 駅舎・駅ビルが生まれ変わります! (8 December 2009). Retrieved on 11 December 2009. (Japanese)
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  4. ^ 千葉県統計年鑑(平成24年) [11.運輸・通信] [Chiba Prefecture Annual Statistics (2012) [11.Transportation and Communication]] (in Japanese). Chiba Prefecture. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "ちばフラワーバス フラワーライナー". www.flower-bus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  11. ^ "成田空港交通 / 仙台線". www.nariku.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  12. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  13. ^ KCC. "ちばシティバス 館山線". www.citybus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  14. ^ "東京スカイツリータウン前経由新宿~土気(とけ)線|京王バス". www.keio-bus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  15. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス/京都線". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 

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