Iioka Station

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Iioka Station
飯岡駅
IiokaSt.jpg
The station forecourt, March 2006
Location Ushirogusa, Asahi, Chiba
(千葉県旭市後草)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sōbu Main Line
History
Opened 1897
Traffic
Passengers (FY2009) 791 daily

Iioka Station (飯岡駅?, Iioka-eki) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line in Asahi, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Iioka Station is served by the Sōbu Main Line, with Shiosai limited express services between Tokyo and Chōshi also stopping at this station.[1] It is located 109.2 rail km from the western terminus of the Sōbu Main Line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station platforms, August 2012

Iioka Station has a two opposed side platforms, connected by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Sōbu Main Line for Asahi, Yōkaichiba, Narutō, and Chiba
2  Sōbu Main Line for Chōshi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Main Line
Asahi Shiosai Chōshi
Asahi Local Kurahashi

History[edit]

Iioka Station opened on 1 June 1897.[2] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR Timetable, March 2010 issue, p.108-109
  2. ^ 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. 608. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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Coordinates: 35°43′46″N 140°41′01″E / 35.7295°N 140.6837°E / 35.7295; 140.6837