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|Line(s)||Sōbu Main Line|
|Statistics||891 passengers/day 2009|
Higata Station (干潟駅 Higata-eki ) is a railway station in Asahi, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is located 98.8 rail kilometers from the western terminus of the Sōbu Main Line at Tokyo Station.
Higata Station was opened on 25 February 1898 as a station on the Sōbu Railway for both passenger and freight operations. On 1 September 1907, the Sōbu Railway was nationalised, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railway (JGR). After World War II, the JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR). Scheduled freight operations were suspended from 1 October 1971. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.
Higata Station has a two opposed side platforms, connected by an overpass. The platforms are short, and can accommodate trains of up to eight carriages.
|1||■Sōbu Main Line||For Asahi, Yōkaichi, Narutō, Chiba|
|2||■Sōbu Main Line||For Chōshi|
- JR East station information (Japanese)
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