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Kurihama Station

Kurihama Station
久里浜駅
Kurihama Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokosuka
Neighborhood 1 Kurihama
Postal code 239-0831
Address in Japanese 神奈川県横須賀市久里浜1丁目
History
Opened 1944
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Yokosuka Line
Statistics 6,960 passengers/day (FY2008)
There is a bus stop near this station

Kurihama Station (久里浜駅 Kurihama-eki ) is a railway station on the Yokosuka Line in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
    • Platforms 2.1
  • Surrounding area 3
  • Adjacent stations 4
  • History 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Lines

Kurihama Station is served by the Yokosuka Line. It is the southern terminus of the line and is located 23.9 km from Ōfuna Station, and 73.2 km from the Tokyo Station. It is also located 3 minutes' walk from Keikyū Kurihama Station on the Keikyū Main Line.

Station layout

Kurihama Station has a single island platform connected to the station building by an overpass.

Platforms

1/2  Yokosuka Line for Zushi, Ōfuna, Yokohama, Tokyo,Chiba, and Narita Airport

Surrounding area

Kurihama Station is adjacent to JR East's Yokohama Training Center.[1]

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Yokosuka Line
Kinugasa - Terminus

History

Kurihama Station opened on 1 April 1944 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), the pre-war predecessor to the Japanese National Railways (JNR).[2] Freight operations were discontinued from October 1, 1974. The station came under the management of JR East upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987. The station was served by Shōnan-Shinjuku Line trains when the new service started in December 2001, but services as far as Kurihama were discontinued from October 2004.

References

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ "横浜総合訓練センターにも新訓練車登場" (New training set for Yokohama Training Center). (13 August 2008). Retrieved on 28 August 2008. (Japanese)
  2. ^ Kurihama Station information. Retrieved on 28 August 2008 (Japanese)

External links

  • Kurihama Station information (JR East) (Japanese)

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