Funabashi Station

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Funabashi Station
船橋駅
JR Funabashi sta 003.jpg
The JR East station north entrance in 2007
Location Funabashi, Chiba
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened 1894
Location
Funabashi Station is located in Japan
Funabashi Station
Funabashi Station
Location within Japan

Funabashi Station (船橋駅 Funabashi-eki?) is a railway station in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Funabashi Station is served by the JR East Sobu Main Line and 23.2 kilometers from the starting point of that line at Tokyo Station. It also forms the eastern terminus of the 62.7 km Tobu Urban Park Line (Tobu Noda Line). Passengers can also transfer to nearby Keisei Funabashi Station on the Keisei Main Line.

JR East[edit]

Funabashi Station
船橋駅
JR logo (east).svg JR East station
JR Funabashi sta 002.jpg
The JR East station north entrance in 2007
Location 7 Honcho, Funabashi-shi, Chiba-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Station code
  • JB31 (Chūō-Sōbu Line)
  • JO25 (Sōbu Line (Rapid))
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1382
History
Opened 20 July 1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 135,322

The JR East station has two elevated island platforms, with the station building located underneath. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and also a "View Plaza" travel agency.

Platforms[edit]

1  Chuo-Sobu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Kinshichō, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
Subway TokyoTozai.png Tokyo Metro Tozai Line for Nihombashi, Ōtemachi, and Nakano
2  Chuo-Sobu Line for Tsudanuma, Inage, and Chiba
3  Sobu Line (Rapid) for Kinshichō and Tokyo
4  Sobu Line (Rapid) for Tsudanuma, Chiba, Narita Airport, Kimitsu, and Kazusa-Ichinomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Line (Rapid) (JO25)
Kinshichō (JO22)   Special Rapid   Tsudanuma (JO26)
Kinshichō (JO22)   Commuter Rapid   Chiba (JO28)
Ichikawa (JO24)   Rapid   Tsudanuma (JO26)
Chūō-Sōbu Line (JB31)
Nishi-Funabashi (JB30)   Local   Higashi-Funabashi (JB32)

Tobu[edit]

Funabashi Station
船橋駅
Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu station
Tobu Funabashi sta 001.jpg
Tobu Funabashi station entrance in December 2007
Location 7-1-1 Honcho Funabashi-shi, Chiba-ken
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Noda Line (TD) symbol.svg Tobu Urban Park Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code TD-35
Website railway.tobu.co.jp/guide/station/info/6412.html
History
Opened 27 December 1923
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 112,009

The Tobu station is elevated and consists of a single elevated island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building underneath. Access to the JR East station is by a ground-level concourse.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Tobu Urban Park Line for Kashiwa, Nodashi, Kasukabe, and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Urban Park Line
Shin-Funabashi   Express   Terminus
Shin-Funabashi   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

What is now the JR East Funabashi Station opened on 20 July 1894. The Tobu station opened on 27 December 1923.[1] The JR East (formerly JNR) station opened on 20 July 1952.[2] It became an elevated structure from 26 October 1983.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Noda Line, with Funabashi Station becoming "TD-35".[3]

Platform edge doors were installed on the Tobu Urban Park Line platforms in early February 2014.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the JR East station was used by an average of 135,322 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 23rd-busiest station operated by JR East.[5] The passenger figures for the JR East station for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 131,611[6]
2005 131,579[7]
2010 134,705[8]
2014 135,322[5]

In fiscal 2012, the Tobu station was used by an average of 112,000 passengers daily (entering and exiting passengers).[9]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 224. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 144. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ 東武野田線船橋駅に可動式ホーム柵設置 [Platform doors installed at Funabashi Station on the Tobu Noda Line]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 3 February 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2001-05-06. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 3 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. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 3 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. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 駅情報(乗降人) [Information of Stations (Passenger Statistics)] (in Japanese). Tobu Railwaylocation= Japan. Archived from the original on 2016-08-06. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′06″N 139°59′07″E / 35.701743°N 139.985229°E / 35.701743; 139.985229