Kimitsu Station

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Kimitsu Station
Kimitsu Station
Location 1-1-1 Higashi-Sakata, Futtsu, Chiba
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Uchibō Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1915
Previous names Susai (until 1956)
Passengers (FY2009) 9,018 daily

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   Sanukimachi
Kisarazu   Special Rapid   Sanukimachi
Kisarazu   Commuter Rapid   Aohori
Kisarazu   Rapid
(Sobu Line)
Kisarazu   Rapid
(Keiyo Line)
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 Japanese 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 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). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 618. 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