Samukawa Station

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Samukawa Station
寒川駅
Samukawa Station north entrance.JPG
Location Okada 148-1, Samukawa, Kōza, Kanagawa
(神奈川県高座郡寒川町岡田148- 1)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sagami Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1921
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 6,880 daily

Samukawa Station (寒川駅 Samukawa-eki?) is a train station in the town of Samukawa, Kōza District. Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 5.1 rail kilometers from the terminal station of the Sagami Line, Chigasaki.

History[edit]

Samukawa Station was opened on September 28, 1921 as a station the Sagami Railway. A freight spur line, the Nishi-Samukawa Spur Line, began operations from May 10, 1922 (Its operations were discontinued in 1984). On June 1, 1944, the Sagami Railway was nationalized and merged with the Japan National Railways. Freight operations were discontinued in 1971. On April 1, 1987, with the dissolution and privatization of the Japan National Railways, the station came under the operation of JR East. Automated turnstiles using the Suica IC card system came into operation from November 2001. The station building was remodeled and expanded in 2006.

Line[edit]

Samukawa Station is served by the following line:

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform. The station building is above the platform.

Platforms

1 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Chigasaki
2 JR Sagami Line Trains in the direction of Hashimoto

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Kagawa   JR Sagami Line   Miyayama

Gallery[edit]

Coordinates: 35°22′04″N 139°23′14″E / 35.367719°N 139.3873°E / 35.367719; 139.3873

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