Mabashi Station

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JL24
Mabashi Station

馬橋駅
Mabashi-station Nagareyama-Line premises.JPG
The Ryutetsu platforms at Mabashi Station, December 2007
LocationMabashi, Matsudo, Chiba
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Other information
Station codeJL24 (Jōban Line)
History
Opened1898

Mabashi Station (馬橋駅, Mabashi-eki) is a railway station on the Jōban Line in Matsudo, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Ryūtetsu.

Lines[edit]

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.

Station layout[edit]

Mabashi Station has two island platforms, one each for the Jōban Line and the Nagareyama Line.

Platforms[edit]

JR[edit]

1 JL Jōban Line (Local) for Kashiwa, Abiko, and Toride
2 JL Jōban Line (Local) for Matsudo, Ayase
C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kita-senju, Nishi-nippori and Yoyogi-uehara

Nagareyama Line[edit]

1  Nagareyama Line for Kōya and Nagareyama
2  Nagareyama Line for Kōya and Nagareyama (Only used during rush hours)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line (Local) JL24
Kita-Matsudo JL23 Local Shim-Matsudo JL25
Nagareyama Line
Terminus Local Kōya

History[edit]

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.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°48′42″N 139°55′02″E / 35.811732°N 139.917306°E / 35.811732; 139.917306