Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station

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Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station
上総一ノ宮駅
Kazusaichinomiya-station-stationhouse-2007.jpg
Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station
Location Ichinomiya 2640, Ichinomiya, Chōsei, Chiba
(千葉県長生郡一宮町一宮2640)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sotobō Line
History
Opened 1899
Previous names Ichinomiya (until 1917)
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 3,112 daily

Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station (上総一ノ宮駅 Kazusa-Ichinomiya-eki?) is a railway station operated by JR East's Sotobō Line located in Ichinomiya, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is 43.0 kilometers from the terminus of the Sotobō Line at Chiba Station.

History[edit]

Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station was opened on April 17, 1898 as Ichinomiya Station (一ノ宮駅 Ichinomiya-eki?) on the Bōsō Railway. The line was further extended to Chiba by December 13, 1899. On September 1, 1907, the Bōsō Railway was nationalized and became part of the Japanese Government Railways, which was transformed into the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station name was changed to the present name on January 1, 1917. Freight operations were discontinued on July 1, 1971. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways on April 1, 1987.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Kazusa-Ichinomiya Station has a single island platform and a single side platform serving three tracks, connected to a white-washed station building by an overpass.

Platform[edit]

1  Sotobō Line Katsuura, Awa-Kamogawa
2  Sotobō Line bi-directional traffic
3  Sotobō Line For Mobara, Soga, Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sotobō Line
Mobara Limited Express Ōhara
Mobara Rapid Torami
Yatsumi Local Torami

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°22′25″N 140°21′55″E / 35.3736°N 140.3653°E / 35.3736; 140.3653