Tateyama Station (Chiba)

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Tateyama Station
館山駅
JR Tateyama sta 003.jpg
Tateyama Station
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Tateyama
Neighborhood 1887 Hōjō
Postal code 294-0045
Address in Japanese 千葉県館山市北条1887
History
Opened 1919
Former name Awa-Hōjō Station
Present name since 1946
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Uchibō Line
Statistics 2,299 passengers/day (FY2009)
Bus Medium bus terminal at this station

Tateyama Station (館山駅 Tateyama-eki?) is a railway station in Tateyama, Chiba Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Tateyama Station is served by the Uchibō Line, and is located 85.9 km from the terminus of the line at Soga Station.

Station layout[edit]

The unstaffed station consists of one side platform and one island platforms serving three tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1  Uchibō Line for Chikura and Awa-Kamogawa
2/3  Uchibō Line for Kimitsu, Kisarazu, and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uchibō Line
Nakofunakata Local Kokonoe

History[edit]

Tateyama Station opened on May 24, 1919 as Awa-Hōjō Station (安房北条駅 Awa-Hōjō-eki?) on the Hōjō Line. The Hōjō Line was merged with the Bōsō Line in 1927. The station was renamed to its current name on March 1, 1946. Scheduled freight operations were suspended from November 15, 1982. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in March 1999.

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Coordinates: 34°59′44″N 139°51′42″E / 34.9956°N 139.8618°E / 34.9956; 139.8618