Higashi-Chiba Station

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Higashi-Chiba Station
東千葉駅
Higashichiba sta01.jpg
Station north exit
Location Kaname-chō 1-10, Chūō, Chiba, Chiba
(千葉県千葉市中央区要町1-10)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sōbu Main Line
History
Opened 1965
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 2098 daily

Higashi-Chiba Station (東千葉駅?, Higashi-Chiba-eki) is a railway station in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is located 40.1 rail kilometers from the western terminus of the Sōbu Main Line at Tokyo Station.

History[edit]

Higashi-Chiba Station was opened on December 20, 1965 on the location of a former switchback located near the Chiba City Public Assembly Hall. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Higashi-Chiba Station is an elevated station with a single island platform.

Platforms[edit]

1  Sōbu Main Line For Chiba, Tokyo
2  Sōbu Main Line Narita, Sawara, Chōshi, Kashima-Jingū

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Main Line
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Airport Narita: Does not stop at this station
Chiba Local Tsuga

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Coordinates: 35°37′0.41″N 140°7′19.78″E / 35.6167806°N 140.1221611°E / 35.6167806; 140.1221611