Kōzu Station (Kanagawa)

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JT14 CB00
Kōzu

国府津駅
JR Kozu Station - May 14 2021 - various 17 20 14 634000.jpeg
The station building in May 2021
General information
Location4-1 Kōzu, Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture 256-0812
Japan
Coordinates35°16′51″N 139°12′46.6″E / 35.28083°N 139.212944°E / 35.28083; 139.212944Coordinates: 35°16′51″N 139°12′46.6″E / 35.28083°N 139.212944°E / 35.28083; 139.212944
Operated byLogo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East
Line(s)
Distance77.7 km (48.3 mi) from Tokyo
Platforms2 island + 1 side platform
Train operators
ConnectionsBus interchange Bus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Station codeJT14, CB00
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened11 July 1887; 135 years ago (1887-07-11)
Passengers
FY20195,845 daily
Services
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
Odawara
JT16
Terminus
Shōnan Ninomiya
JT13
towards Tokyo or Shinjuku
Odawara
JT16
towards Atami
Tōkaidō Line
Rapid Acty
Hiratsuka
One-way operation
Kamonomiya
JT15
towards Atami
Tōkaidō Line
Local
Ninomiya
JT13
towards Tokyo
Odawara
JT16
Terminus
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
Special Rapid
Hiratsuka
JT11
towards Maebashi
Kamonomiya
JT15
towards Odawara
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
Rapid
Ninomiya
JT13
towards Maebashi
Preceding station The logo of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). JR Central Following station
Shimo-Soga
CB01
towards Numazu
Gotemba Line Terminus
Location
Kōzu Station is located in Kanagawa Prefecture
Kōzu Station
Kōzu Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture
Kōzu Station is located in Kanto Area
Kōzu Station
Kōzu Station
Kōzu Station (Kanto Area)
Kōzu Station is located in Japan
Kōzu Station
Kōzu Station
Kōzu Station (Japan)
Platforms, 2021

Kōzu Station (国府津駅, Kōzu-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by operated by both the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai).

Lines[edit]

Kōzu Station is served by both the Tōkaidō Main Line and Gotemba Line, and is located 77.7 kilometers from Tokyo Station. Some trains of the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line also stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and two island platforms serving five tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1,2 JT Tōkaidō Line for Odawara, Atami, Numazu
JT Itō Line for Itō
3 JR Central Gotemba Line.svg Gotemba Line for Matsuda, Yamakita, Gotemba, and Numazu
4,5 JT Tokaido Line
(Ueno-Tokyo Line)
for Hiratsuka, Yokohama, Tokyo, Ueno, Ōmiya
JU Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya and Kuroiso
JU Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Yokohama, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, Takasaki and Maebashi (via JU Takasaki Line)

History[edit]

The original station building

Kōzu Station opened on July 11, 1887.[1] With the dissolution and privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station became a border station under the control of both JR East and JR Central.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 5,845 passengers daily.[2]

The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year daily average
2005 12,122[3]
2010 6,441[4]
2015 6,322[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kōzu Post Office
  • Kōzu Elementary School
  • Kōzu Junior High School
  • Yamachika Memorial Hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1. (in Japanese)
  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 20. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  3. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成18年度) [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2005)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  4. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成23年度) [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Prefecture. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  5. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成28年度 [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Prefecture. Retrieved 26 March 2021.

External links[edit]

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