Machida Station (JR East)

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Machida Station
町田駅
MachidaStminami.jpg
South side of Machida Station, November 2005
Location 1-1-36 Haramachida, Machida, Tokyo
(東京都町田市原町田1丁目1-36)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Yokohama Line
Platforms 2 island platforms
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1908
Previous names Haramachida (until 1980)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 110,233 daily
Location
Machida Station is located in Japan
Machida Station
Machida Station
Location within Japan

Machida Station (町田駅 Machida-eki?) is a railway station on the Yokohama Line in Machida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

The station is located adjacent to Machida Station on the Odakyu Odawara Line.

Lines[edit]

Machida Station is served by the Yokohama Line from Hachiōji to Higashi-Kanagawa.[2]It is located 22.9 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Higashi-Kanagawa.

Station layout[edit]

Machida Station has two island platforms serving four tracks,[2] with the station building located above and perpendicular to the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Yokohama Line for Shin-Yokohama, Higashi-Kanagawa, and Yokohama
3, 4  Yokohama Line for Hashimoto and Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yokohama Line
Nagatsuta   Rapid   Sagamihara
Naruse   Local   Kobuchi

History[edit]

The station first opened as Haramachida Station (原町田駅?) on September 23, 1908.[2] The station was moved 0.4 km toward Hachiōji and renamed Machida on April 1, 1980 to reduce the walking distance between it and Shin-Haramachida Station (now Machida Station) on the Odakyu Odawara Line from 700 m to 300 m.[2][3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 110,233 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 28th-busiest station operated by JR East.[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 100,602[5]
2005 104,452[6]
2010 109,077[7]
2011 109,042[8]
2012 110,543[9]
2013 110,940[10]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(町田駅) [Station Information: Machida Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d 週刊JR全駅・全車両基地 No.03 [Weekly All Stations and All Depots No.3]. Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc. August 2012. p. 27. EAN 4910232440825. 
  3. ^ Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. Japan: JTB. pp. 77–78. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°32′31.22″N 139°26′43.69″E / 35.5420056°N 139.4454694°E / 35.5420056; 139.4454694