Kanagawa Station (Kanagawa)

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Kanagawa Station
神奈川駅
Kanagawa-station.jpg
Kanagawa Station in January 2007
Location 1-1 Aoki-chō, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Japan
Operated by Keikyu
Line(s) Keikyu Main Line
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK36
History
Opened 25 December 1905 (1905-12-25)
Previous names Aokibashi; Keihin Kanagawa (until 1956)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2008) 5,478 daily

Kanagawa Station (神奈川駅 Kanagawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Keikyu Main Line in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.

Lines[edit]

Kanagawa Station is served by the Keikyu Main Line, and lies 21.5 km from the starting point of the Keikyu Main Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

Kanagawa Station is an elevated station with two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The tracks are on embankments, with the station building underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1  Keikyu Main Line for Yokohama, Shin-Zushi, Uraga, and Misakiguchi
2  Keikyu Main Line for Keikyū Kamata, Haneda Airport, Shinagawa, Sengakuji, and Oshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyu Main Line
Keikyu Wing: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Airport Express: Does not stop at this station
Nakakido   Local   Yokohama

History[edit]

The station opened on December 24, 1905, as a station on the Keihin Electric Railway. It closed on June 22, 1929, but reopened as Aokibashi Station (青木橋駅?) on March 29, 1930. Six days later, it was renamed Keihin Kanagawa Station (京浜神奈川駅?). The station was renamed Kanagawa Station on April 20, 1956. The platforms were lengthened in 1971, and a new station building was completed in February 1992.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyu Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°28′15.66″N 139°37′37.52″E / 35.4710167°N 139.6270889°E / 35.4710167; 139.6270889