Shioiri Station (Kanagawa)

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Shioiri Station
汐入駅
Shioiristn.jpg
Entrance to Shioiri Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokosuka
Neighborhood Shioiri 2-41
Postal code 238 - 0042
Address in Japanese 神奈川県横須賀市汐入町二丁目41
History
Opened 1930
Former names Yokosuka-Gunkō Station
Yokosuka-Shioiri Station
Present name since 1987
Rail services
Station number(s) KK58
Operator(s) Keikyū
Line(s) Keikyū Main Line
Statistics 23,512 passengers/day 2008
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Shioiri Station (汐入駅 Shioiri-eki?) is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Main Line located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 49.2 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keikyū Main Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.

History[edit]

Shioiri Station was opened on April 1, 1930, as Yokosuka Gunkō Station (横須賀軍港駅 Yokosuka Gunkō-eki?) on the Shōnan Electric Railway, which merged with the Keihin Electric Railway on November 1, 1941. The station was renamed Yokosuka-Shioiri Station (横須賀汐留駅 Yokosuka-Shioiri-eki?) on October 1, 1940, and to its present name on September 1, 1961.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

1  Keikyū Main Line for Yokosuka-Chūō, Keikyū Kurihama, Misakiguchi, Uraga
2  Keikyū Main Line for Yokohama, Haneda Airport, Shinagawa, Sengakuji, Oshiage

Shioiri Station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms serving two tracks. Most of the station is built on an embankment, and the platforms abut a tunnel towards the Yokosuka-Chūō side.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyū Main Line
Hemi   Local   Yokosuka-Chūō
Oppama   Ltd. Express   Yokosuka-Chūō
Rapid Ltd. Express: no stop
Keikyu Wing: no stop

References[edit]

  • Miura, Kazuo. Keikyū Kakuekiteisha to Kamakura Monogatari. Inban Publishing (1998). ISBN 4-8083-0624-7 (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°16′49″N 139°39′45″E / 35.2802°N 139.6626°E / 35.2802; 139.6626