Ichikawashiohama Station

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Ichikawashiohama Station
市川塩浜駅
JR Ichikawa shiohama sta 001.jpg
Station forecourt on north side, May 2008
Location 2 Shiohama, Ichikawa, Chiba
(千葉県市川市塩浜2丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Keiyo Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1988
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 7,079 daily

Ichikawashiohama Station (市川塩浜駅?, Ichikawa-Shiohama-eki) is a railway station on the Keiyo Line in Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1][2]

Lines[edit]

Ichikawashiohama Station is served by the Keiyo Line between Tokyo and Soga, and also by Musashino Line through services between Tokyo and Fuchūhommachi. The station is located 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the western terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The elevated station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks.[3] The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Keiyo Line for Minami-Funabashi, Kaihimmakuhari, and Soga
 Musashino Line through service for Nishi-Funabashi, Shim-Matsudo, and Fuchūhommachi
2  Keiyo Line for Maihama, Shin-Kiba, and Tokyo

Facilities and accessibility[edit]

Both platforms have lift access, and wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities are available on the ground floor.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keiyo Line
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Shin-Urayasu   Local   Futamatashimmachi
Shin-Urayasu   Musashino Line through service   Nishi-Funabashi

History[edit]

The south side of the station in May 2008 before the construction of the CVS Bay Hotel and convenience store

The station opened on 1 December 1988.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 7,079 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 3,907[6]
2005 4,696[7]
2006 4,943[8]
2007 5,177[9]
2008 5,493[10]
2009 5,694[11]
2010 6,047[12]
2011 6,377[13]
2012 6,569[14]
2013 7,079[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

Gyotoku Police Station viewed from the station platform, September 2012
  • Gyōtoku Police Station
  • National Route 357
  • Ichikawa Wild Bird Haven (市川野鳥の楽園?, Ichikawa Yachō no Rakuen)[15]
  • Shiohama No. 1 Park
  • Higashi Kaimen Park

Schools[edit]

  • Gyotoku High School
  • Shiohama Junior High School
  • Minami-Gyotoku Junior High School
  • Fukuei Junior High School
  • Shiohama Elementary School
  • Minami Niihama Elementary School
  • Fukuei Elementary School
  • Fumihama Elementary School

Commercial[edit]

Hotels[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(市川塩浜駅) [Station Information (Ichikawashiohama Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "JR East Railway Major Route: Metropolitan Area" (PDF). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (December 2009). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 東京南東部・千葉北西部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 South-east Tokyo and North-west Chiba]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 39. ISBN 978-4-06-270021-4. 
  4. ^ Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 612. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  5. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [FY2013 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Fiscal 2000 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Fiscal 2005 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Fiscal 2006 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Fiscal 2007 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Fiscal 2008 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Fiscal 2009 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [FY2011 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  14. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [FY2012 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  15. ^ 市川野鳥の楽園 [Ichikawa Wild Bird Haven] (in Japanese). Japan: Ichikawa City. 6 October 2008. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "Ichikawa-Shiohama Station". Keiyo Line Navi (in Japanese). Japan: Art Plan. 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′0.19″N 139°55′24.85″E / 35.6667194°N 139.9235694°E / 35.6667194; 139.9235694