Kita-Chigasaki Station

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Kita-Chigasaki Station
Kita-Chigasaki Station.JPG
Location Chigasaki 3-1-1, Chigasaki, Kanagawa
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sagami Line
Opened 1940
Previous names Nitto (until 1944)
Passengers (2008) 2,709 daily
Kita-Chigasaki Station in 2004

Kita-Chigasaki Station (北茅ヶ崎駅?, Kita-Chigasaki-eki) is a train station in the city of Chigasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 1.3 rail kilometers from the terminal station of the Sagami Line, Chigasaki.


Kita-Chigasaki was opened on February 1, 1940 as Nitto Station (日東駅?, Nitto-eki) on the Sagami Railway. It assumed its present name on June 1, 1944, when the Sagami Railway was nationalized and merged with the Japan National Railways. Freight services were discontinued from November 1986. On April 1, 1987, with the dissolution and privatization of the Japan National Railways, the station came under the operation of JR East. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC card system came into operation from November 2001. The station has been unmanned since June 2007.


Kita-Chigasaki Station is served by the following line:

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform connected to a small station building by an overpass.


1 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Hashimoto
2 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Chigasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

Chigasaki   JR Sagami Line   Kagawa

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°20′20.8″N 139°24′27.3″E / 35.339111°N 139.407583°E / 35.339111; 139.407583