Chikura Station

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Chikura Station
Chikura Station
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Minamibōsō
Neighborhood 2079 Chikura-chō Seto
Postal code 295-0004
Address in Japanese 千葉県南房総市千倉町瀬戸2079
Opened 1921
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Uchibō Line
Statistics 558 passengers/day (FY2009)
Bus 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).


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.


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


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