The Ryutetsu platforms at Mabashi Station, December 2007
|Location||Mabashi, Matsudo, Chiba
Mabashi Station is served by the Jōban Line from Ueno in Tokyo, and is 19.1 kilometers from the official starting point of the Jōban Line at Nippori Station. It is also forms the terminus of the Ryūtetsu Nagareyama Line.
Mabashi Station has two island platforms, one each for the Jōban Line and the Nagareyama Line.
|1||■ Jōban Line||for Shin-Matsudo, Kashiwa, Abiko, and Toride|
|2||■ Jōban Line||for Matsudo, Kita-Senju, Ōtemachi, and Yoyogi-Uehara|
|1||■ Nagareyama Line||for Kōya and Nagareyama|
|1||■ Nagareyama Line||for Kōya and Nagareyama (Only used during rush hours)|
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Mabashi Station opened on August 6, 1898 as a station on the Nippon Railway Tsuchiura Line. It was nationalised on November 1, 1906, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) and the line name changed on October 12, 1909 to the Jōban Line. The privately owned Nagareyama Line began operations from Mabashi Station from March 14, 1916. Freight services from this station ceased on April 20, 1971, when the Jōban line was quadrupled. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.
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