Ichikawa Station

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Coordinates: 35°43′44.86″N 139°54′27.72″E / 35.7291278°N 139.9077000°E / 35.7291278; 139.9077000

JO24 JB27
Ichikawa Station

市川駅
JR Ichikawa sta 003.jpg
The south entrance and station forecourt, July 2010
Location1 Ichikawa, Ichikawa, Chiba
(千葉県市川市市川1丁目)
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code
  • JO24 (Sōbu Line (Rapid))
  • JB27 (Chūō-Sōbu Line)
History
Opened1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013)59,153 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
JO23
toward Tokyo
Sōbu Line
     Rapid
JO25
JB26
toward Mitaka
Chūō-Sōbu Line
JB28
toward Chiba

Ichikawa Station (市川駅, Ichikawa-eki) is a railway station in Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Ichikawa Station is served by the Sōbu Line (Rapid) and all-stations Chūō-Sōbu Line services.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two elevated island platforms serving four tracks, with additional passing tracks on either side of the Sōbu Line (Rapid) tracks for non-stop (limited express and commuter rapid) services.

Platforms[edit]

1 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Kinshichō, Akihabara, and Shinjuku
2 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
3 JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Kinshichō, Tokyo, and Yokohama
4 JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Funabashi, Chiba, Narita, Kisarazu, and Kazusa-Ichinomiya

Facilities[edit]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency. The "Shapo" shopping building adjoins the station.

History[edit]

The north entrance in March 2007, before addition of an overhanging roof

The station opened on 20 July 1894.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 59,153 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 75th-busiest station operated by JR East.[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 56,955[3]
2005 57,349[4]
2010 58,979[5]
2011 58,331[6]
2012 58,522[7]
2013 59,153[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

The north entrance, October 2011

Bus services[edit]

Bus stops are located on the north and south sides of the station, served by Keisei Bus. As of January 2015, the following bus services are available from Ichikawa Station.[8]

Service No. Destination
松11 Matsudo Station
市41・42, 市45 Higashi-Matsudo Station
松51, 松54・55, 市43・44 Matsudo Station via Kita-Kokubun Station
市81・82 Kita-Kokubun Station
市61, 市62, 市63 Motoyawata Station

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 604. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  3. ^ 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 9 October 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  4. ^ 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 9 October 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  5. ^ 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 6 October 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  8. ^ 路線バス時刻表検索 [Keisei Bus service timetable search] (in Japanese). Japan: Keisei Bus. Archived from the original on 25 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.

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