Yakō Station

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Yakō Station
矢向駅
Yako stn.jpg
The station entrance in June 2009
Location 6 Yakō, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 230-0001
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Nambu Line
Distance 2.6 km from Kawasaki
Tracks 3
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1575
History
Opened 9 March 1927 (1927-03-09)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 17,837 daily
Location
Yakō Station is located in Japan
Yakō Station
Yakō Station
Location within Japan

Yakō Station (矢向駅 Yakō-eki?) is a railway station on the Nambu Line in Tsurumi Ward of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Yakō Station is served by the 35.5 km Nambu Line from Kawasaki to Tachikawa, and is 2.6 km from the southern terminus of the line at Kawasaki.

Station layout[edit]

Yakō Station has one side platform (platform 1) and one island platform (platform 2/3) serving a total three tracks, connected by a footbridge. Platform 1 for down (Tachikawa-bound) services is on the west side of the station, alongside the station building, and the up (Kawasaki-bound) platforms 2 and 3 are connected by a footbridge.[1]

Stabling sidings lie adjacent to platform 3 on the east side of the station and also on the east side of the line south of the station.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Nambu Line for Musashi-Kosugi and Tachikawa
2/3  Nambu Line for Kawasaki

Platform 3 is normally used only by trains to Kawasaki starting here during the morning and evening peak hours.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nambu Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station}
Shitte   Local   Kashimada

History[edit]

Yakō Station opened as a station on the Nambu Railway on March 9, 1927.[2]

The station building was burnt down during the bombing in 1945, and was later rebuilt.[3]

With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 17,837 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 13,496[5]
2005 14,555[6]
2010 16,214[7]
2014 17,837[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (18 March 2009). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第1巻 東京駅 - 横浜エリア [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo - Yokohama area] (in Japanese). Japan: Kodansha. p. 52. ISBN 978-4-06-270011-5. 
  2. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 65. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  3. ^ Harada, Katsumasa (April 1999). 南武線いまむかし [Nambu Line - Then and Now] (in Japanese). Kawasaki: Tamagawa Shinbunsha. p. 97. ISBN 4-924882-28-3. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°32′22″N 139°40′49″E / 35.5395°N 139.6804°E / 35.5395; 139.6804