Katsuura Station

Katsuura Station (勝浦駅, Katsuura-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Katsuura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Katsuura Station

勝浦駅
勝浦駅 Katsuura station.jpg
Katsuura Station in December 2011
LocationTona 254, Katsuura-shi, Chiba-ken 299-5225
Japan
Coordinates35°09′10″N 140°18′43″E / 35.1529°N 140.3120°E / 35.1529; 140.3120Coordinates: 35°09′10″N 140°18′43″E / 35.1529°N 140.3120°E / 35.1529; 140.3120
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Sotobō Line
Distance70.9 km from Soga
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ( Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedJune 20, 1913
Passengers
FY2019946
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Onjuku
towards Tokyo
Wakashio Kazusa-Okitsu
towards Awa-Kamogawa
Onjuku
towards Soga
Sotobō Line
  Commuter Rapid
  Keiyō Rapid
Terminus
Onjuku
towards Soga or Chiba
Sotobō Line
Local
Ubara
towards Awa-Kamogawa
Location
Katsuura Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Katsuura Station
Katsuura Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Katsuura Station is located in Japan
Katsuura Station
Katsuura Station
Katsuura Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Katsuura Station is served by the Sotobō Line, and is located 70.9 km from the official starting point of the line at Chiba Station.

Station LayoutEdit

Katsuura Station consists of two island platforms serving three tracks. Track 1 is used for bidirectional traffic. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformEdit

1  Sotobō Line For Awa-Kamogawa, Tokyo, Chiba
2  Sotobō Line For Awa-Kamogawa, Awa-Kominato, Tokyo, Chiba
3  Sotobō Line For Mobara, Soga, Chiba

HistoryEdit

Katsuura Station was opened on June 20, 1913. The current elevated station building was completed on July 1, 1982. Katsuura 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 946 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 Katsuura Station at Wikimedia Commons