Yamate Station

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Yamate Station

山手駅
Yamate Station 20140309-2.jpg
Yamate Station building
LocationKanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi, Naka-ku, Yamato-cho 2-52, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(横浜市中区大和町二丁目52)
Japan
Operated byJR East
Line(s)JK Negishi Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened1964
Traffic
Passengers (2008)17,242 daily

Yamate Station (山手駅, Yamate-eki) is a railway station operated by JR East's Negishi Line located in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It is 5.0 kilometers from the terminus of the Negishi Line at Yokohama Station and 64.1 kilometers from the terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya Station.

History[edit]

Yamate Station was opened on May 9, 1964. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) in 1987.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Yamate Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. Both tracks are utilised by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line and Yokohama Line; track 1 serves southbound trains to Ōfuna whilst track 2 serves northbound trains to Yokohama and Tokyo.

Platforms[edit]

1 JK Negishi Line for Isogo and Ōfuna
2 JK Negishi Line-Keihin-Tohoku Line for Yokohama, Tokyo, and Ōmiya
JH Yokohama Line for Yokohama, Nagatsuta, Machida, and Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Negishi Line JK08
Negishi JK07 - Ishikawachō JK09
Yokohama Line JK08
Negishi JK07   (Yokohama-bound limited)   Ishikawachō JK09

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 139°38′46″E / 35.427°N 139.646°E / 35.427; 139.646