Katori Station

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Katori Station
香取駅
Katori station,katori-city,japan.JPG
Station shelter after rebuilding, December 2007
Location 1428 Tsunomiya, Katori, Chiba
(香取市津宮1428)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s)
History
Opened 1931
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 232 daily

Katori Station (香取駅 Katori-eki?) is a railway station on the Narita Line in Katori, Chiba, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Katori Station is served by the Narita Line, and is located 43.6 kilometers from the terminus of line at Sakura Station. It is also the nominal terminal station for the Kashima Line, although all Kashima Line trains terminate at Sawara Station. The station is unattended.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two opposed side platforms connected by a footbridge to a small single-story station building.

Platforms[edit]

1  Narita Line for Sawara, Narita, Sakura, and Chiba
for Sasagawa and Chōshi
 Kashima Line for Kashima-Jingū
2  Narita Line Sawara, Narita, Sakura, and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Narita Line
Sawara Local Suigō
Kashima Line
Sawara Local Jūnikyō

History[edit]

Previous station structure, converted from a former freight wagon, May 2005

Katori Station was opened on November 10, 1931. The station building was replaced in 1986. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

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Coordinates: 35°53′51″N 140°31′56″E / 35.8976°N 140.5322°E / 35.8976; 140.5322