Myōrenji Station

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Myōrenji Station

妙蓮寺駅
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The east entrance of Myōrenji Station in February 2008
Location 1-1-1 Kikuna, Kōhoku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(横浜市港北区菊名一丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) Tokyu Toyoko Line
History
Opened 1926
Previous names Myōrenji-mae (until 1931)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 25,094 daily

Myōrenji Station (妙蓮寺駅, Myōrenji-eki) is a railway station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line in Kōhoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. It is located in front of Myōrenji Buddhist temple after which it takes its name.

Lines[edit]

Myōrenji Station is served by the Tokyu Toyoko Line, and lies 20.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shibuya Station in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

Myōrenji Station has two elevated opposed side platforms, with the station building underneath.

1  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama, Minatomirai, and Motomachi-Chūkagai
2  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Kikuna, Musashi-Kosugi, Jiyūgaoka, Naka-Meguro, and Shibuya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Toyoko Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Kikuna   Local   Hakuraku

History[edit]

The station opened on February 14, 1926, as Myōrenji-mae Station (妙蓮寺前駅). It was renamed Myōrenji on January 1, 1931.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackworth. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°29′55″N 139°37′59″E / 35.498474°N 139.633138°E / 35.498474; 139.633138