YRP Nobi Station

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YRP Nobi Station
YRP野比駅
Keikyu YRP Nobi sta 004.jpg
YRP Nobi Station
Location Nobi 1-9-1, Yokosuka, Kanagawa
(神奈川県横須賀市野比1-9-1)
Japan
Operated by Keikyu
Line(s) Keikyu Kurihama Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KK68
History
Opened 1963
Previous names Nobi (until 1998)
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 20,974 daily

YRP Nobi Station (YRP野比駅 Waiārupī Nobi-eki?) is a railway station on the Keikyu Kurihama Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keikyu.

Lines[edit]

YRP Nobi Station is served by the Keikyu Kurihama Line, and is located 7.2 km from Horinouchi Station, and 59.5 km from Shinagawa Station in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

YRP Nobi Station has two opposing elevated side platforms. The station acts as a passing loop on the single track section of the Kurihama Line between Keikyū Kurihama Station and Keikyū Nagasawa Station.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keikyū Kurihama Line MiurakaiganMisakiguchi
2 Keikyū Kurihama Line Yokosuka-ChūōYokohamaShinagawaHaneda AirportOshiage

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keikyū Kurihama Line
Keikyū Kurihama   Ltd. Exp.   Keikyū Nagasawa
Keikyū Kurihama   Rapid Ltd. Exp.   Keikyū Nagasawa
Keikyū Kurihama Keikyu Wing Keikyū Nagasawa

History[edit]

YRP Nobi Station opened on November 1, 1963 as the southern terminal station for the Kurihama Line, At that time, it was named simply Nobi Station (野比駅?). It became a through station on March 27, 1966 when the Kurihama Line was extended to Tsukuihama Station. With the opening of the nearby Yokosuka Research Park, the station was renamed on April 1, 1998. It is the fourth station in Japan (and the first non-JR station) to have letters of the alphabet in its name.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°12′43.59″N 139°41′05.94″E / 35.2121083°N 139.6849833°E / 35.2121083; 139.6849833