Makuhari Station

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JB35
Makuhari Station

幕張駅
JR Makuhari Station southexit - Dec 29 2011.jpg
The south side of the station, December 2011
Location5-121 Makuharicho, Hanamigawa-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JB Chūō-Sōbu Line (the official line name: Sōbu Main Line)
Distance31.6 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks3
Other information
Station codeJB35
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1423
History
Opened9 December 1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)15,730 daily[1]

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

Lines[edit]

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).

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō-Sōbu Line JB35
Makuharihongō JB34   Local   Shin-Kemigawa JB36

History[edit]

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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger boarding figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 23 December 2017.

External links[edit]

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