Fujisawa Station

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Fujisawa Station
藤沢駅
Fujisawa Station SouthGate.jpg
South entrance of Fujisawa Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Fujisawa
Neighborhood Fujisawa
Postal code 251-0052
Address in Japanese 神奈川県藤沢市藤沢
History
Opened 1887
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Odakyu Electric Railway
Enoshima Electric Railway
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Odakyu Enoshima Line
Enoshima Electric Railway Line
Statistics 106,254(JR East)
160,538 (Odakyu) passengers/day 2013
Bus Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Fujisawa Station (藤沢駅 Fujisawa-eki?) is a railway station in Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operators Odakyu Electric Railway and Enoshima Electric Railway. Clustered around the station are large department stores and office buildings, forming the center of the city.

Lines[edit]

This station is served by the JR East Tokaido Main Line, the Odakyu Enoshima Line, and the Enoshima Electric Railway. The station lies 51.1 km from the official starting point of the Tokaido Line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

JR East[edit]

JR East uses two island platforms connected by a footbridge to the main station building. Platforms 1 and 2 are used by Shōnan Liner services.


1  Tokaido Line
(Shōnan Liner)
for Shinagawa, Tokyo, and Shinjuku
2  Tōkaidō Line
(Shōnan Liner)
for Hiratsuka and Odawara
3  Tōkaidō Line for Yokohama, Shinagawa, and Tokyo
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Yokohama, Ōsaki, Shinjuku, Ōmiya, Kumagaya, and Maebashi
4  Tōkaidō Line for Chigasaki, Hiratsuka, Kōzu, Odawara, Atami, and Numazu
Ito Line for Itō

Odakyu[edit]

The Odakyu line uses a double bay platform. Trains arrive and depart from the west end of the platform and go through crossover points to the northbound and southbound tracks.


1  Odakyu Enoshima Line for Katase-Enoshima / Yamato, Sagami-Ōno, Machida, and Shinjuku
(10-car trains)
2  Odakyu Enoshima Line for Katase-Enoshima / Yamato, Sagami-Ōno, Machida, and Shinjuku (limited express trains)
3/4  Odakyu Enoshima Line for Yamato, Sagami-Ōno, Machida, and Shinjuku

Enoshima Electric Railway[edit]

The Enoden station uses a single bay platform. Its automated turnstiles are compatible with Suica and Pasmo systems.


   Enoshima Electric Railway for Kamakura
   Enoshima Electric Railway Alighting passengers only

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokaido Main Line
Ōfuna   Commuter Rapid   Chigasaki
Ōfuna   Rapid Acty   Chigasaki
Ōfuna   Local   Tsujidō
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Ōfuna   Special Rapid   Chigasaki
Ōfuna   Rapid   Tsujidō
Odakyu Enoshima Line
Yamato   Limited Express   Katase-Enoshima
Shōnandai   Rapid Express   Katase-Enoshima
Shōnandai   Express (10 cars)   Katase-Enoshima
Shōnandai   Express (6 cars)   Hon-Kugenuma
Fujisawa-Honmachi   Local   Hon-Kugenuma
Enoshima Electric Railway Line
Terminus - Ishigami

History[edit]

What is now the JR East station opened on July 11, 1887.[1] The adjacent Enoshima Electric Railway station opened on September 1, 1902, and the Odakyu station opened on April 1, 1929.[2] With the dissolution and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 106,254 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 32nd-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2013, the Odakyu station was used by an average of 160,538 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers), making it the busiest station on the Odakyu Enoshima Line.[4] A total of 3,669,375 passengers used the Enoshima Electric Railway station in fiscal 2012.[5] The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 92,640[6]
2005 95,436[7]
2010 102,284[8]
2011 102,054[9]
2012 104,300[10]
2013 106,254[3]

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1 (Japanese)
  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 19. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 237-238. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  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. ^ 1日平均乗降人員 [User daily average] (in Japanese). Odakyu Electric Railway. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 運輸・通信・道路 [Transportation, Communications and Roads] (PDF) (in Japanese). Kanagawa Prefectual Government. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ 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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°20′14″N 139°29′14″E / 35.33722°N 139.48722°E / 35.33722; 139.48722