Awa-Kominato Station

Awa-Kominato Station (安房小湊駅, Awa-Kominato-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Kamogawa, Chiba Prefecture, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Awa-Kominato Station

安房小湊駅
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Awa-Kominato Station
LocationUchiura 403, Kamogawa-shi, Chiba-ken 299-5502
Japan
Coordinates35°07′43″N 140°11′21″E / 35.1287°N 140.1891°E / 35.1287; 140.1891Coordinates: 35°07′43″N 140°11′21″E / 35.1287°N 140.1891°E / 35.1287; 140.1891
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Sotobō Line
Distance111.4 km from Soga
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 15, 1929
Passengers
FY2019172
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kazusa-Okitsu
towards Tokyo
Wakashio Awa-Kamogawa
Terminus
Namegawa Island
towards Soga or Chiba
Sotobō Line
Local
Awa-Amatsu
towards Awa-Kamogawa
Location
Awa-Kominato Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Awa-Kominato Station
Awa-Kominato Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Awa-Kominato Station is located in Japan
Awa-Kominato Station
Awa-Kominato Station
Awa-Kominato Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Awa-Kominato Station is served by the Sotobō Line, and is located 84.3 km from the official starting point of the line at Chiba Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of one island platform and one side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is a Kan'i itaku station operated by the Kamogawa municipal authority, with point-of-sales terminal installed.

PlatformEdit

1  Sotobō Line Awa-Kamogawa
2  Sotobō Line For Katsuura, Mobara, Soga, Chiba
3  Sotobō Line auxiliary platform

HistoryEdit

Amatsu-Kominato Station was opened on April 15, 1929. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 172 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Awa-Kominato Station at Wikimedia Commons