Sanuki Station

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Sanuki Station
佐貫駅
Sanuki-station east-exit.jpg
Sanuki Station east entrance in September 2008
Location Sanukimachi, Ryūgasaki-shi, Ibaraki-ken 301-0033
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 45.5 km from Nippori
Connections Bus stop
History
Opened 14 August 1900
Rebuilt 1985
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 13,377 (JR) daily
Location
Sanuki Station is located in Japan
Sanuki Station
Sanuki Station
Location within Japan

Sanuki Station (佐貫駅 Sanuki-eki?) is a railway station in Ryūgasaki, Ibaraki, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway (JR East) and Kanto Railway.

Lines[edit]

Sanuki Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 45.5 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. It is a terminus of the Kanto Railway Ryūgasaki Line, a subsidiary of the Keisei Electric Railway. Kanto Railway also provides bus services from Sanuki station.[1]

Layout[edit]

The JR East portion of the station has one side platform and one island platform, connected to the elevated station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office. The Kanto Railway portion of the station has one side platform.

Platforms[edit]

Jōban Line[edit]

1  Jōban Line for Toride, Kashiwa, and Ueno
2  Jōban Line For Tsuchiura, Mito, and Iwaki
 Jōban Line for Toride, Kashiwa, and Ueno
3  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura, Mito, and Iwaki

Ryūgasaki Line[edit]

1  Ryūgasaki Line for Ryūgasaki

History[edit]

Sanuki Station opened on August 14, 1900.[2] The current station building was completed in March 1985. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Fujishiro Special Rapid Ushiku
Fujishiro Local Ushiku
Ryūgasaki Line
Terminus Local Ireji

Some limited express Fresh Hitachi services stop at Sanuki.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the JR East station was used by an average of 13,377 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for the JR East station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 16,842[5]
2005 15,497[6]
2010 14,550[7]
2011 14,030[8]
2012 14,001[9]
2014 13,377[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "路線バス時刻表・運賃表" [Bus timetable and fare table]. Kanto Railway. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "佐貫駅情報" [Sanuki Station Information]. East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "佐貫駅時刻表" [Sanuki Station Timetable]. East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°55′48″N 140°08′17″E / 35.929932°N 140.138097°E / 35.929932; 140.138097