Keikyū Kurihama Station

Keikyū Kurihama Station

Keikyū Kurihama Station
京急久里浜駅
Keikyū Kurihama Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokosuka
Neighborhood Kurihama 4-410
Postal code 239 - 0831
Address in Japanese 神奈川県横須賀市久里浜四丁目4-10
History
Opened 1942
Former names Keihin Kurihama Station
Shōnan-Kurihama Station
Present name since 1987
Rail services
Station number(s) KK67
Operator(s) Keikyū
Line(s) Kurihama Line
Statistics 44,842 passengers/day 2008
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Keikyū Kurihama Station (京急久里浜駅 Keikyū Kurihama-eki) is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Kurihama Line located in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 4.5 rail kilometers from the Horinouchi junction, and 56.8 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Kurihama Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo. It is also located 3 minutes' walk from Kurihama Station on the Yokosuka Line.

History

Keikyū Kurihama Station opened on December 1, 1942 as the southern terminal station for the Tokyu Shōnan Line. At that time, it was named simply Kurihama Station (久里浜駅 Kurihama-eki), however, to avoid confusion with the neighboring government-run Kurihama Station, it was renamed Shōnan-Kurihama Station (湘南久里浜駅 Shōnan-Kurihama-eki) on April 1, 1944. It became a station on the Keihin Electric Express Railway from 1948. The station was renamed Keihin Kurihama Station (京浜久里浜駅 Keihin Kurihama-eki), on November 1, 1963. A new station building was completed in April 1987, and the station renamed to its present name on June 1, 1987.

Lines

Station layout

Keikyū Kurihama Station has two