Matsugishi Station

Matsugishi Station (松岸駅, Matsugishi-eki) is a junction passenger railway station in the city of Chōshi, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Matsugishi Station

松岸駅
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Matsugishi Station in 2020
Location3-Chome Matsugishimachi, Chōshi-shi, Chiba-ken 288–0836
Japan
Coordinates35°44′21″N 140°47′42″E / 35.7392°N 140.7950°E / 35.7392; 140.7950Coordinates: 35°44′21″N 140°47′42″E / 35.7392°N 140.7950°E / 35.7392; 140.7950
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance117.3 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 June 1897
Passengers
2019468 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Saruda
toward Chiba
Sōbu Main Line
Local
Chōshi
Terminus
Shiishiba
toward Chiba
Narita Line
Location
Matsugishi Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Matsugishi Station
Matsugishi Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Matsugishi Station is located in Japan
Matsugishi Station
Matsugishi Station
Matsugishi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Matsugishi Station is served by the Sōbu Main Line and Narita Line, and is located 117.3 km from the western terminus of the Sōbu Main Line at Tokyo Station and 75.4 kilometers from the terminus of the Narita Line at Sakura Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of a side platform and an island platform connected by a footbridge. The station building is a wooden, one-story structure. The station is staffed.[1]

PlatformsEdit

1  Sōbu Main Line for Asahi, Yōkaichiba, Narutō, and Chiba
2  Narita Line for Omigawa, Sakura, Narita, and Chiba
3  Sōbu Main Line for Chōshi
 Narita Line for Chōshi

HistoryEdit

Matsugishi Station opened on 1 June 1897[2] as a station on the Sōbu Railway. On 1 September 1907, the Sōbu Railway was nationalised, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railway (JGR). On 11 March 1933, the Narita Line was extended from Sasagawa to this station.[citation needed] After World War II, the JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 468 passengers daily.[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 611[4]
2005 641[5]
2010 501[6]
2015 497[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅情報(銚子駅). Chōshi Station information (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 145. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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 2 April 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  5. ^ 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 2 April 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Matsugishi Station at Wikimedia Commons