Atami Station

Atami Station (熱海駅, Atami-eki) is a railway station in the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

JT21 CA00
Atami Station

熱海駅
Atami Station.jpg
Atami Station in April 2018
LocationTahara Honchō, Atami-shi, Shizuoka-ken 413-0011
Japan
Coordinates35°06′12″N 139°04′40″E / 35.10333°N 139.07778°E / 35.10333; 139.07778Coordinates: 35°06′12″N 139°04′40″E / 35.10333°N 139.07778°E / 35.10333; 139.07778
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance104.6 km from Tokyo
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed ( "Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedMarch 25, 1925
Passengers
FY201715,458 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (central).svg JR Central Following station
Mishima
(limited service)
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
(limited service)
Odawara
(limited service)
toward Tokyo
Mishima Tōkaidō Shinkansen Odawara
toward Tokyo
Other services
JT JR Central Tokaido Line.svg
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
through to JR Central Sunrise Izumo and Sunrise Seto Yokohama
YHMJT05
toward Tokyo
Itō
JT26
Terminus
Saphir Odoriko Yokohama
YHMJT05
toward Tokyo or Shinjuku
Ajiro
JT24
toward Itō
Odoriko Yugawara
JT20
toward Tokyo
through to JR Central
Terminus Tōkaidō Line
Rapid Acty
through to Itō Line and JR Central Tōkaidō Line
  Local & Rapid Rabbit/Urban
Yugawara
JT20
toward Tokyo
Kinomiya
JT22
toward Itō
Itō Line through to Tokaido Main Line (JR East)
Preceding station JR logo (central).svg JR Central Following station
Numazu
CA03
toward Maibara
Sunrise Izumo and Sunrise Seto through to JR East
Mishima
CA02
Terminus
Odoriko
Kannami
CA01
toward Maibara
Tōkaidō Line
Local
Location
Atami Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami Station
Atami Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami Station is located in Japan
Atami Station
Atami Station
Atami Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Atami Station is served by the JR Central Tōkaidō Shinkansen and is 104.6 km from Tokyo Station, as well as Tōkaidō Main Line serves extending westward from Atami. The JR East portion of the station serves the Tōkaidō Main Line between Tokyo Station and Atami, and the station is also the northern terminal station of the Itō Line.

Station layoutEdit

Due to its location on the side of a steep hill, Atami Station is built on several levels. On the lowest level is the station building itself, with automated ticket machines, Suica automated turnstiles and a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Tōkaidō Main Line and Ito Line share one side platform and two island platforms with five tracks connected by an underground passage to the station building. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen with two opposing side platforms is one level higher, and is connected to the lower platforms by an underground passage.

PlatformsEdit

1 JT Ito Line for Itō and Izukyū-Shimoda
2,3  Tōkaidō Line (JR Central) for Mishima, Numazu, Shizuoka, and Hamamatsu
JT Ito Line for Itō and Izukyū-Shimoda
4,5 JT Tōkaidō Line (JR East)・Ueno-Tokyo Line for Odawara, Yokohama, Tokyo
JU Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya and Kuroiso
JU Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
6  Tōkaidō・Sanyō Shinkansen for Nagoya, Kyōto, Shin-Osaka, Okayama and Hakata
7  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Odawara, Shin-Yokohama, Shinagawa, and Tokyo

HistoryEdit

Atami Station opened on March 25, 1925. On December 1, 1934 the Tanna Tunnel was completed, and through service to Mishima and Numazu began. The Ito Line began operations at Atami from March 30, 1935. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen opened on October 1, 1964.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the local portion of the station was used by an average of 10,653 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]and the Shinkansen portion of the station was used by 4805 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

AccidentsEdit

On June 27, 2002 at 10:37, a person was hit and killed by a train at the station after climbing down from the platform onto the shinkansen track.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)
  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  2. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年) [Shizuoka Prefectural statistics (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  3. ^ Sato, Yuichi (July 2011). 鉄道人身事故データブック2002–2009 [Railway Accident Data Book 2002–2009]. Japan: Tsugeshobo. p. 27. ISBN 978-4-8068-0620-2.

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