Shin-Mobara Station

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Shin-Mobara Station

Shin-Mobara Station
General information
LocationNagao 2667, Mobara-shi, Chiba-ken 297-0073
Coordinates35°26′58″N 140°18′00″E / 35.4495°N 140.3001°E / 35.4495; 140.3001Coordinates: 35°26′58″N 140°18′00″E / 35.4495°N 140.3001°E / 35.4495; 140.3001
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Sotobō Line
Distance31.4 km from Chiba
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened1 September 1955; 67 years ago (1955-09-01)
FY20191,259 daily
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
(limited service)
towards Soga
Sotobō Line
  Keiyō Rapid
(limited service)
towards Katsuura
towards Soga or Chiba
Sotobō Line
towards Awa-Kamogawa
Shin-Mobara Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Shin-Mobara Station
Shin-Mobara Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Shin-Mobara Station is located in Japan
Shin-Mobara Station
Shin-Mobara Station
Shin-Mobara Station (Japan)

Shin-Mobara Station (新茂原駅, Shin-Mobara-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Mobara, Chiba Prefecture Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Shin-Mobara Station is served by the Sotobō Line, and is located 31.4 km (19.5 mi) from the official starting point of the line at Chiba Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks, connected to a one-story station building. The station is staffed.


1  Sotobō Line For Mobara, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, Awa-Kamogawa
2  Sotobō Line For Ōami, Soga, Chiba


Shin-Mobara Station was opened on 1 September 1955 as a passenger station on the Japan National Railways. Freight operations began on 1 December 1981, with the construction of a spur line to the nearby Mitsui Kagagu Ichihara factory. The station joined the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, with freight operations coming under the control of the Japan Freight Railway Company. Freight container operations began from October 1994, but were discontinued in March 1996 and all freight operations ceased from 1 April 1999.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 1,259 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2020.

External links[edit]

Media related to Shin-Mobara Station at Wikimedia Commons