Kimitsu Station

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Kimitsu Station
Kimitsu Station
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Futtsu
Neighborhood 1-1-1 Higashi-Sakata
Postal code 299-1144
Address in Japanese 千葉県君津市東坂田一丁目1-1
Opened 1915
Former name Susai Station
Present name since 1956
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Uchibō Line
Statistics 9,018 passengers/day (FY2009)
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Kimitsu Station (君津駅 Kimitsu-eki?) is a railway station on the Uchibō Line in Kimitsu, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kimitsu Station is served by the Uchibō Line, and is located 38.3 km from the starting point of the line at Soga Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform and a side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori-no-madoguchi" ticket counter.


1  Uchibō Line for Tateyama and Awa-Kamogawa
2,3  Uchibō Line for Kisarazu, Soga, and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uchibō Line
Kisarazu   Sazanami   Chikura
Kisarazu   Rapid (via Sōbu Line)   Terminus
Kisarazu   Rapid (via Keiyo Line)   Aohori
Kisarazu   Local   Aohori


The station opened on January 15, 1915 as Susai Station (周西駅?) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Kisarazu Line. On May 24, 1919, the line was renamed the Hōjō Line, on April 15, 1929, it became the Bōsō Line, and on April 1, 1933, it became the Bōsōnishi Line. It became part of the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was renamed to Kimitsu Station on April 1, 1956, and the line was renamed the Uchibō Line from July 15, 1972. Kimitsu Station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 618, vol. II. ISBN 4533029809. 

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Coordinates: 35°20′0.91″N 139°53′42.15″E / 35.3335861°N 139.8950417°E / 35.3335861; 139.8950417