Chikura Station

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Chikura Station
千倉駅
Chikura-station-stationhouse1-2007.jpg
Chikura Station
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Minamibōsō
Neighborhood etc. 2079 Chikura-chō Seto
Postal code 295-0004
(in Japanese) 千葉県南房総市千倉町瀬戸2079
History
Year opened 1921
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Uchibō Line
Statistics 558 passengers/day (FY2009)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Chikura Station (千倉駅 Chikura-eki?) is a railway station in Minamibōsō, Chiba Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Chikura Station is served by the Uchibō Line, and is located 96.6 km from the terminus of the line at Soga Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks. The station has a "Midori-no-madoguchi" ticket office and a local tourist information desk.

Platforms[edit]

1 Uchibō Line for Tateyama, Kimitsu, Kisarazu, and Chiba
2 Uchibō Line for Awa-Kamogawa
3 Uchibō Line for Tateyama, Kimitsu, Kisarazu, and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uchibō Line
Kokonoe Local Chitose

History[edit]

Chikura Station opened on June 1, 1921. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in February 2007.

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Coordinates: 34°58′36.16″N 139°57′17.2″E / 34.9767111°N 139.954778°E / 34.9767111; 139.954778