Keikyū Taura Station

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Keikyū Taura Station

京急田浦駅
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Keikyu Taura Station, October 2010
Location 5-2 Funakoshi-chō, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
(神奈川県横須賀市船越町五丁目2)
Japan
Operated by Keikyu
Line(s) Keikyu Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK55
History
Opened 1930
Previous names Shōnan Taura; Keihin Taura (until 1987)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 13,694 daily

Keikyū Taura Station (京急田浦駅?, Keikyū Taura-eki) is a railway station on the Keikyu Main Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.

Lines[edit]

Keikyū Taura Station is served by the Keikyu Main Line, and is located 44.5 rail kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Keikyū Taura Station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are short, and can only handle six-car long trains.

Platforms[edit]

1  Keikyu Main Line for Yokosuka-Chūō, Keikyū Kurihama, Misakiguchi, and Uraga
2  Keikyu Main Line for Yokohama, Haneda Airport, Shinagawa, Sengakuji
Subway TokyoAsakusa.png Toei Asakusa Line for Oshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keikyu Main Line
Keikyu Wing: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Oppama   Local   Anjinzuka

History[edit]

The station opened on April 1, 1930[1] as Shōnan Taura Station (湘南田浦駅?).[2] It was renamed Keihin Taura Station (京浜田浦駅?) on November 1, 1963, and to its present name on June 1, 1987.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 13,694 passengers daily.[3]

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)
  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 233. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ a b Imao, Keisuke (19 August 2008). 日本鉄道旅行地図帳4号関東2 [Railway Atlas of Japan 4 Kantō 2]. Japan: Shinchō Publishing. p. 35. 
  3. ^ 駅別1日平均乗降人員 [Average daily passenger figures by station]. Keikyu Machi web (in Japanese). Japan: Keikyu Corporation. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°18′04″N 139°37′31″E / 35.3011°N 139.6254°E / 35.3011; 139.6254