Shimōsa-Tachibana Station

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Shimōsa-Tachibana Station
下総橘駅
JR Shimosa Tachibana sta 001.jpg
Shimōsa-Tachibana Station building with a gate
Location Ishide 1791, Tōnoshō, Katori, Chiba
(香取郡東庄町石出1791)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Narita Line
History
Opened 1933
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 336 daily

Shimōsa-Tachibana Station (下総橘駅?, Shimōsa-Tachibana-eki) is a railway station operated by JR East’s Narita Line located in Tōnoshō, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is 62.9 kilometres (39.1 mi) from the terminus of the Narita Line at Sakura Station.

History[edit]

Shimōsa-Tachibana Station was opened on March 11, 1933, as a station on the Japanese Government Railway (JGR) for both freight and passenger operations. After World War II, the JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR). Scheduled freight operations were suspended from October 1, 1962. The station has been unattended since March 1, 1972. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Shimōsa-Tachibana Station has dual opposed side platforms connected by an overpass to a wooden, single-story station building.

Platforms[edit]

1  Narita Line For Chōshi
2  Narita Line For Sawara, Narita, Sakura, Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Narita Line
Sasagawa - Shimōsa-Toyosato

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°49′08″N 140°42′07″E / 35.8189°N 140.7020°E / 35.8189; 140.7020