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Coordinates: 35°36′47″N 140°06′47″E / 35.613122°N 140.113192°E / 35.613122; 140.113192

JB39 JO28
Chiba Station

千葉駅
JR Chiba sta 002.jpg
Station exterior, August 2009
Location1 Shin-Chiba, Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba
(千葉県千葉市中央区新千葉1丁目)
Japan
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History
Opened20 July 1894
Location
Chiba Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Chiba Station
Chiba Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture

Chiba Station (千葉駅, Chiba-eki) is a railway station in Chiba, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Chiba Urban Monorail.

LinesEdit

Chiba Station is served by the following lines.

JR EastEdit

Chiba Urban MonorailEdit

Station layoutEdit

 
Chiba Station Interior

JR EastEdit

1-2 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Kinshichō, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
3-4  Uchibō Line for Soga, Kisarazu, Kimitsu, Tateyama, and Awa-Kamogawa
5-6  Sotobō Line for Soga, Ōami, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, Tōgane, and Awa-Kamogawa
7-8  Sōbu Main Line for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi
9-10  Narita Line for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Narita, Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1), Sawara, and Kashima-Jingū
3 - 10 JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Funabashi, Kinshichō
JO Yokosuka Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Kurihama

Chiba Urban MonorailEdit

1  Line 1 for Yoshikawa-kōen and Kenchō-mae
2  Line 2 for Sports Center, Dōbutsukōen, and Chishirodai
3  Line 2 for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato
4  Line 1 for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Chuō-Sōbu Line JB39
Nishi-Chiba JB38   Local   Terminus
Sōbu Line (Rapid) JO28
Tokyo
TYOJO19
Narita Express[Note 1] Yotsukaidō JO31
Funabashi JO25   Azusa[Note 2]   Terminus
Funabashi JO25   Commuter Rapid   Tsuga JO30
(Narita Line)
Inage JO27   Rapid   Tsuga JO30
(Narita Line)
Hon-Chiba
(Sotobō Line)
Sōbu Line (Rapid) — Sōbu Main Line/Narita Line JO28
Kinshicho JO22 Shiosai Sakura JO33
Tokyo
TYOJO19
Narita Express[Note 1] Yotsukaidō JO31
Funabashi JO25   Commuter Rapid   Tsuga JO30
Inage JO27   Rapid   Tsuga JO30
Terminus Local Higashi-Chiba JO29
Sōbu Line (Rapid) JO28 — Sotobō Line/Uchibō Line
Tsudanuma JO26   Sazanami/Wakashio   Soga
Inage JO27   Rapid   Hon-Chiba
Terminus Local Hon-Chiba
Chiba Urban Monorail Line 1
Shiyakushomae Local Sakaechō
Chiba Urban Monorail Line 2
Shiyakushomae Local Chiba-kōen
  1. ^ a b Few trains actually stop at this station.
  2. ^ Azusa No. 3 starts service here, for Minami-Otari

HistoryEdit

 
Chiba Station circa 1900

The station opened on 20 July 1894.[1] The present station building was built in 1963. Rebuilding work is scheduled to start in January 2010, with the new station building opening in fiscal 2015.[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 105,812 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 33rd-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2011, the Chiba Urban Monorail station was used by an average of 10,639 passengers per day (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station operated by Chiba Urban Monorail.[4] The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 103,723[5]
2005 103,401[6]
2010 105,777[7]
2011 104,788[8]
2012 104,646[9]
2013 105,812[3]

Bus terminalEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ JR East: Chiba Station information Retrieved 11 December 2009. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ 千葉駅 駅舎・駅ビルが生まれ変わります! (8 December 2009). Retrieved on 11 December 2009. (in Japanese)
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2001-05-06. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  4. ^ 千葉県統計年鑑(平成24年) [11.運輸・通信] [Chiba Prefecture Annual Statistics (2012) [11.Transportation and Communication]] (in Japanese). Chiba Prefecture. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  10. ^ "ちばフラワーバス フラワーライナー". www.flower-bus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  11. ^ "成田空港交通 / 仙台線". www.nariku.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  12. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2016-01-30. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  13. ^ KCC. "ちばシティバス 館山線". www.citybus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  14. ^ "東京スカイツリータウン前経由新宿~土気(とけ)線|京王バス". www.keio-bus.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  15. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス/京都線". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-04.

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