Kitakurihama Station

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Kitakurihama Station

北久里浜駅
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Kitakurihama Station
Location Negishi 2-206, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
(神奈川県横須賀市根岸町二丁目-206)
Japan
Operated by Keikyū
Line(s) Kurihama Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK66
History
Opened 1942
Previous names Shōnan-ida (until 1963)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 26,283 daily

Kitakurihama Station (北久里浜駅?, Kitakurihama-eki) is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Kurihama Line located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 1.7 rail kilometers from the Horinouchi Station, and 54.0 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Kurihama Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.

History[edit]

Kitakurihama Station opened on December 1, 1942 as a station on the Tokyu Shōnan Line. At that time, it was named Shōnan Station (昭南駅?, Shōnan-eki), using the same kanji as the war-time Japanese name for Singapore in celebration of the Japanese victory. On February 1, 1948, the station was renamed Shōnan-ida Station (湘南井田駅?, Shōnan-ida-eki), using the kanji for the Shōnan area of Japan. It became a station on the Keihin Electric Express Railway from June 1, 1948. The station was renamed to its present name on November 1, 1963. A new station building was completed in December 1985.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Kitakurihama Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keikyū Kurihama Line Keikyū Kurihama and Misakiguchi
2 Keikyū Kurihama Line Yokosuka-chūō, Yokohama, Shinagawa, Haneda Airport and Oshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keikyū Kurihama Line
Morning Wing: Does not stop at this station
Shin-ōtsu   Keikyu Wing   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-ōtsu   Limited Express (Kaitoku)   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-ōtsu   Limited Express (Tokkyū)   Keikyū Kurihama
Shin-ōtsu   Local   Keikyū Kurihama

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°14′58″N 139°41′11″E / 35.24944°N 139.68639°E / 35.24944; 139.68639