Shioiri Station (Kanagawa)

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Shioiri Station
汐入駅
Shioiristn.jpg
Entrance to Shioiri Station
Location Shioiri 2-41, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
(神奈川県横須賀市汐入町二丁目41)
Japan
Operated by Keikyū
Line(s) Keikyū Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK58
History
Opened 1930
Previous names Yokosuka-Gunkō; Yokosuka-Shioiri (until 1987)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 23,512 daily

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: Does not stop at this station
Keikyu Wing: Does not stop at this station

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