Higashi-Rinkan Station

Higashi-Rinkan Station (東林間駅, Higashi-Rinkan-eki) is a railway station on the Odakyu Enoshima Line in the city of Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Odakyu Electric Railway.

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Higashi-Rikan Station

東林間駅
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The east entrance in December 2016
Location7-7-1 Kamitsuruma, Minami-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Japan
Operated byOdakyuGroup logo2.svg Odakyu Electric Railway
Line(s)Odakyu enoshima.svg Odakyu Enoshima Line
Distance33.8 km from Shinjuku
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus stop
Other information
Websitewww.odakyu.jp/station/higashi_rinkan/
History
Opened1 April 1929
Rebuilt1982
Previous namesHigashi-Rikantoshi (until 1941)
Passengers
FY201521,460 daily
Services
Preceding station   Odakyu   Following station
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Enoshima Line
Local
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toward Sagami-Ōno
Location
Higashi-Rikan Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Rikan Station
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Higashi-Rikan Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Higashi-Rinkan Station is served by the Odakyu Enoshima Line, with some through services to and from Shinjuku in Tokyo. It lies 33.8 kilometers from Shinjuku.

Station layoutEdit

Higashi-Rikan Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The station building is elevated above the platforms and tracks.

PlatformsEdit

1  Odakyu Enoshima Line for Fujisawa and Katase-Enoshima
2  Odakyu Enoshima Line for Sagami-Ono and Shinjuku

HistoryEdit

The station opened on April 1, 1929, as Higashi-Rinkantoshi Station (東林間都市駅). Its name was shortened to Higashi-Rinkan on October 15, 1941. The station building was rebuilt in 1982.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 35°31′13.87″N 139°26′20.01″E / 35.5205194°N 139.4388917°E / 35.5205194; 139.4388917