Shin-Urayasu Station

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Shin-Urayasu Station
新浦安駅
Subsidence in Shin-Urayasu Sta after 2011 Sendai earthquake.JPG
Station entrance following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake
Location 1-1-1 Irifune, Urayasu, Chiba
(浦安市入船1丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Keiyō Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1988
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 54,779 daily

Shin-Urayasu Station (新浦安駅 Shin-Urayasu-eki?) is a railway station in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Shin-Urayasu Station is served by the Keiyō Line between Tokyo and Soga, and by Musashino Line through services between Tokyo and Fuchūhommachi. The station is located 16.1 km from the western terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

The elevated station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.[2] The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Keiyō Line for Kaihimmakuhari, Chibaminato, Soga, Kimitsu, and Kazusa-Ichinomiya
 Musashino Line through service for Nishi-Funabashi, Shim-Matsudo, and Fuchūhommachi
3, 4  Keiyō Line for Maihama, Shin-Kiba, and Tokyo

The outer tracks (1 and 4) are generally used by stopping trains to allow non-stop trains to pass.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keiyō Line
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Maihama   Rapid   Minami-Funabashi
Maihama   Local   Ichikawashiohama
Maihama   Musashino Line through service   Ichikawashiohama

History[edit]

The station opened on December 1, 1988.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the JR East station was used by an average of 54,779 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(新浦安駅) [Station Information (Shin-Urayasu Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kawashima, Ryozo (December 2009). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 東京南東部・千葉北西部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 South-east Tokyo and North-west Chiba]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 39. ISBN 978-4-06-270021-4. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°39′00″N 139°54′45″E / 35.6501°N 139.9125°E / 35.6501; 139.9125