Shin-Kawasaki Station

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Shin-Kawasaki Station
新川崎駅
Bahnhof Shin-Kawasaki.JPG
Station entrance, February 2008
Location Saiwai, Kawasaki, Kanagawa
(神奈川県川崎市幸区鹿島田)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s)
History
Opened 1980
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2012) 25,347 daily

Shin-Kawasaki Station (新川崎駅 Shin-Kawasaki-eki?) is a railway station in Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Shin-Kawasaki Station is served by the Yokosuka Line and Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and is located 12.7 km from Shinagawa Station and 19.5 km from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are capable of handling 15-car trains. The station is located adjacent to JR Freight's Shin-Tsurumi locomotive depot.[1] The station is located on the former Hinkaku freight spur line of the Tōkaidō Main Line, but is not on the Tōkaidō Main Line itself, nor do trains from the Tōkaidō Main Line pass through the station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, Kamakura, Zushi, Yokosuka, and Kurihama
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Zushi
2  Yokosuka Line for Tokyo and Sōbu Main Line to Chiba and Narita Airport
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Utsunomiya Line to Ōmiya and Utsunomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yokosuka Line (JO 14)
Musashi-Kosugi (JO 15)   Local   Yokohama (JO 13)
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (JS 14)
Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Musashi-Kosugi (JS 15)   Local   Yokohama (JS 13)

History[edit]

Shin-Kawasaki Station opened on 1 October 1980 as a commuter station for people living in the surrounding large residential areas working in Tokyo or Yokohama.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Kashimada Station on the Nambu Line lies approximately 400 meters to the east.

Passenger statistics[edit]

From fiscal 2008 to 2012, the station was used by an average number of passengers daily (boarding passengers only) as follows:

  • 2008: 27,989[3]
  • 2009: 27,072[4]
  • 2010: 25,159[5]
  • 2011: 25,227[6]
  • 2012: 25,347[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hashimoto, Makoto (1997). 新鶴見機関区&新鶴見信号場 (Shin-Tsurumi Locomotive Depot & Shin-Tsurumi Yard). Japan: Shin. ISBN 4-916183-17-7. 
  2. ^ Shin-Kawasaki station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  3. ^ JR East statistics (2008)
  4. ^ JR East statistics (2009)
  5. ^ JR East statistics (2010)
  6. ^ JR East statistics (2011)
  7. ^ JR East statistics (2012)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°33′04″N 139°40′19″E / 35.551°N 139.672°E / 35.551; 139.672