Sagamihara Station

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Sagamihara Station
相模原駅
South Entrance of JR Sagamihara Station in 2008.jpg
South side of the station, November 2008
Location 1 Sagamihara, Chūō, Sagamihara, Kanagawa
(神奈川県相模原市中央区相模原1丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Yokohama Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1941
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 27,858 daily

Sagamihara Station (相模原駅, Sagamihara-eki) is a railway station on the Yokohama Line in Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Sagamihara Station is served by the Yokohama Line from Hachiōji to Higashi-Kanagawa,[2] and is 31.0 km from the southern terminus of the Yokohama Line at Higashi-Kanagawa.

Station layout[edit]

Sagamihara Station is an elevated station with two opposed side platforms serving two tracks.[2]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yokohama Line
Machida   Rapid   Hashimoto
Yabe   Local   Hashimoto

History[edit]

Sagamihara Station before rebuilding, October 1994

Sagamahara Station was opened on April 4, 1941 as a station on the Japanese Government Railway (JGR). The JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. With the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East. A new station building was completed in October 1996.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 27,858 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 26,897[4]
2005 26,943[5]
2010 28,079[6]
2011 27,858[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(相模原駅) [Station Information: Sagamihara Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c 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. ISBN 978-4-02-239099-8. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°34′53″N 139°22′14″E / 35.5814°N 139.370531°E / 35.5814; 139.370531