Sakura Station (Chiba)

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For the station of Keisei Electric Railway, see Keisei-Sakura Station.
Sakura Station
佐倉駅
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Sakura Station
Location 235-2 Mutsuzaki, Sakura, Chiba
(佐倉市六崎235-2)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Narita Line, Sōbu Main Line
History
Opened 1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2009) 10,736 daily

Sakura Station (佐倉駅 Sakura-eki?) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line and Narita Line in Sakura, Chiba, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Sakura Station is an elevated station, built over two island platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Sōbu Main Line for Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi
2  Narita Line for Narita, Narita Airport, Sawara, and Kashima-Jingu
3  Sōbu Main Line for Chiba, Funabashi, and Tokyo
4  Narita Line for Chiba, Funabashi, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Main Line
Yotsukaidō   Commuter Rapid   Terminus
Monoi   Rapid   Terminus
Monoi Local Minami-Shisui
Narita Line
Yotsukaidō
(Sōbu Main Line)
Narita Express[Note 1] Narita
Yotsukaidō
(Sōbu Main Line)
  Commuter Rapid   Shisui
Monoi
(Sōbu Main Line)
  Rapid
Airport Narita
  Shisui
Monoi
(Sōbu Main Line)
Local Shisui
  1. ^ Few trains actually stop at this station.

History[edit]

Sakura Station was opened on July 20, 1894 as a terminal station on the Sōbu Railway Company.

A new station building was completed in December 1985. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

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Coordinates: 35°42′35.02″N 140°13′33.77″E / 35.7097278°N 140.2260472°E / 35.7097278; 140.2260472