Funabashikeibajō Station

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Funabashikeibajō Station

船橋競馬場駅
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Funabashikeibajō Station, April 2012
Location 8-42-1 Miyamoto, Funabashi, Chiba
(千葉県船橋市宮本8-42-1)
Japan
Operated by Keisei Logo.svg Keisei Electric Railway
Line(s) KS Keisei Main Line
Other information
Station code KS24
History
Opened 1927
Previous names Hanawa; Center-Keibajō-mae (until 1987)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2009) 18,908 daily

Funabashikeibajō Station (船橋競馬場駅 Funabashikeibajō-eki?) is a railway station on the Keisei Main Line in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by Keisei Electric Railway.

Lines[edit]

Funabashikeibajō Station is served by the Keisei Main Line, and is located 27.2 km from the terminus of the line at Keisei-Ueno Station. The station name refers to the nearby Funabashi Racecourse.

Station layout[edit]

Funabashikeibajō Station has two island platforms connected by an overpass to the elevated station building.

Platforms[edit]

1・2  Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Takasago, Nippori, and Keisei-Ueno
3・4  Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Tsudanuma, Chiharadai, and Keisei-Narita

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keisei Main Line (KS24)
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Express: Does not stop at this station
Keisei Funabashi (KS22)   Rapid   Keisei Tsudanuma (KS26)
Daijingūshita (KS23)   Local   Yatsu (KS25)

History[edit]

Funabashikeibajō Station opened on August 21, 1927 as Hanawa Station (花輪駅 Hanawa-eki?). The station was renamed to Funabashi-Keibajō-mae (船橋競馬場前駅?)on July 5, 1950, and to Center-Keibajō-mae (センター競馬場前駅?) on December 1, 1963. On May 5, 1977, Funabashi Health Center (the origin of the word "center" in the station name) closed. The station assumed its present name on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°41′23.11″N 139°59′52.49″E / 35.6897528°N 139.9979139°E / 35.6897528; 139.9979139