Makuhari Station

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Makuhari Station
JR Makuhari Station southexit - Dec 29 2011.jpg
The south side of the station, December 2011
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Chiba
Ward Hanamigawa
Neighborhood 5 Makuhari-cho
Postal code 262-0032
Address in Japanese 千葉県千葉市花見川区幕張町5丁目
Opened 1894
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Sōbu Main Line

Makuhari Station (幕張駅 Makuhari-eki?) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line in Hanamigawa-ku, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Makuhari Station is served by the Sōbu Main Line (Chūō-Sōbu Line local service). Tracks for non-stop Sōbu Line (Rapid) services are situated on the north side of the platforms.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving three tracks (platforms 2 and 3 serve the same track).


1/2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Akihabara, Shinjuku, and Mitaka
3/4  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Inage and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Makuhari-Hongō   Local   Shin-Kemigawa


The north side in December 2007, before the addition of a passenger lift

The station opened on 9 December 1894. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°39′34″N 140°03′28″E / 35.6594°N 140.0577°E / 35.6594; 140.0577