Shin-Kawasaki Station

Shin-Kawasaki Station

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Shin-Kawasaki Station (新川崎駅 Shin-Kawasaki-eki?) is a railway station in Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Shin-Kawasaki Station is served by the Yokosuka Line and Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and is located 12.7 km Shinagawa Station and 19.5 km from Tokyo Station.

Station layout

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are capable of handling 15-car trains. The station is located adjacent to JR Freight's Shin-Tsurumi locomotive depot.[1] The station is located on the former Hinkaku freight spur line of the Tōkaidō Main Line, but is not on the Tōkaidō Main Line itself, nor do trains from the Tōkaidō Main Line pass through the station.

Platforms

1 Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, Kamakura, Zushi, Yokosuka, and Kurihama
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Zushi
2 Yokosuka Line for Tokyo and Sōbu Main Line to Chiba and Narita Airport
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Utsunomiya Line to Ōmiya and Utsunomiya

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Musashi-Kosugi   Yokosuka Line   Yokohama
Musashi-Kosugi   Shōnan-Shinjuku Line   Yokohama

History

Shin-Kawasaki Station opened on 1 October 1980 as a commuter station for people living in the surrounding large residential areas working in Tokyo or Yokohama.[2]

Passenger statistics

From fiscal 2008 to 2012, the station was used by an average number of passengers daily (boarding passengers only) as follows:

  • 2008: 27,989[3]
  • 2009: 27,072[4]
  • 2010: 25,159[5]
  • 2011: 25,227[6]
  • 2012: 25,347[7]

References

External links

  • JR East station information (Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°33′04″N 139°40′19″E / 35.551°N 139.672°E / 35.551; 139.672