Zushi Station

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Zushi Station

逗子駅
Zushi Station forecourt 20140121.JPG
Zushi Station forecourt in January 2014
Location1 Zushi, Zushi-shi, Kanagawa-ken 249-0006
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s)
Platforms3
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus
Other information
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=899
History
Opened16 June 1889 (1889-06-16)
Traffic
Passengers28,596 per day (FY2014)
Services
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
JO05
toward Kurihama
Yokosuka Line
JO07
toward Tokyo
TerminusShōnan-Shinjuku Line
     Rapid (Yokosuka & Utsunomiya Lines)
     Local
JS07
toward Utsunomiya

Zushi Station (逗子駅, Zushi-eki) is a railway station on the Yokosuka Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Zushi Station is served by the Yokosuka Line and also by Shōnan-Shinjuku Line through services. It lies 8.4 kilometers from the junction at Ōfuna Station, and 57.8 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

The station is also used by rolling stock delivered from the J-TREC factory in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama via a JR Freight connecting line immediately south of the station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Zushi Station has an island platform and a side platform serving three tracks. Platform 1 is used for trains which originate or terminate at Zushi. The platforms are connected by two overpasses. The station has entrances on the north and south sides, designated "west" and "east" respectively. In August 2007, escalator and elevator facilities were completed and a new overpass was opened on the eastern (Higashi-Zushi) side. The west exit was moved somewhat to the west.

There is a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office, automatic ticket vending machines, reserved ticket vending machines, automatic ticket gates, and automatic fare adjustment machines. Also, in the station, outside the ticket gates, there is a Newdays convenience store and a kōban (police box).

Platforms[edit]

1 JO Yokosuka Line for Ōfuna, Yokohama, Tokyo, Chiba
Narita Line for Narutō / Narita Airport (via Chiba)
Uchibō Line for Kimitsu (via Chiba)
JS Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, and Utsunomiya
2 JO Yokosuka Line for Ōfuna, Yokohama, Tokyo, Chiba
Narita Line for Narutō / Narita Airport (via Chiba)
Uchibō Line for Kimitsu (via Chiba)
JO Yokosuka Line for Yokosuka, and Kurihama
JS Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, and Utsunomiya
3 JO Yokosuka Line for Ōfuna, Yokohama, Tokyo, Chiba
Narita Line for Narutō / Narita Airport (via Chiba)
Uchibō Line for Kimitsu (via Chiba)
JO Yokosuka Line for Yokosuka, and Kurihama
  • 15-car Yokosuka Line trains bound for Kurihama have to split into 11-car and 4-car segments, as the section between Higashi-Zushi and Kurihama only allow at most 11-car trains (10-car at Taura), with the 11-car segment continuing onwards to Kurihama.

History[edit]

Zushi Station opened on June 16, 1889.[2] The present station building, the third building on this site was completed in March 1969.[citation needed] The station came under the management of JR East upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. Shonan-Shinjuku Line services started on 1 December 2001.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 28,596 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 26,767[4]
2005 26,946[5]
2010 28,708[6]
2014 28,596[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ 郷田, 恒雄 (November 2012). "車扱列車を見てみよう!10" [Watching Carload Freight Trains (10)]. Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 52 no. 619. Japan: Kōyūsha Co., Ltd. pp. 76–79.
  2. ^ Zushi Station information. Retrieved on 13 October 2008. ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
  3. ^ 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 17 November 2015.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°17′51.03″N 139°34′46.29″E / 35.2975083°N 139.5795250°E / 35.2975083; 139.5795250