Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station

Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station (武蔵溝ノ口駅, Musashi-Mizonokuchi-eki) is a railway station in Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

JN10
Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station

武蔵溝ノ口駅
JREast-Nambu-line-Musashi-mizonokuchi-station-platform.jpg
The platforms
LocationMizonokuchi, Takatsu, Kawasaki, Kanagawa
(神奈川県川崎市高津区溝口)
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JN Nambu Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1927
Passengers
FY201381,503 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Noborito
JN14
toward Tachikawa
Nambu Line
  Rapid
Musashi-Shinjō
JN09
toward Kawasaki
Tsudayama
JN11
toward Tachikawa
Nambu Line
Local

LinesEdit

Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station is served by the Nambu Line, and is located 12.7 km from the terminus at Kawasaki Station. Mizonokuchi Station on the Tōkyū Den-en-toshi and Oimachi lines is located next to this station.

Station layoutEdit

Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station has one side platform for ascending traffic (for Kawasaki), and one island platform for descending traffic (for Tachikawa). Platform 3 is used for services originating at this station. The station building was rebuilt as an elevated station in 1998.

PlatformsEdit

1 JN Nambu Line for Musashi-Kosugi and Kawasaki
2 JN Nambu Line for Noborito, Fuchū-Hommachi, and Tachikawa
3 JN Nambu Line (starting/waiting trains for both directions)

HistoryEdit

Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station opened as a station on the Nambu Railway on March 9, 1927. The Nambu Railway was nationalized on April 1, 1944 becoming part of the Japanese Government Railway (JGR) system, which became the Japan National Railways (JNR) from 1946. Freight services were discontinued on March 1, 1976. Along with privatization and division of JNR, JR East started operating the station on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 81,503 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 53rd-busiest station operated by JR East.[1] The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 68,339[2]
2005 69,175[3]
2010 75,653[4]
2011 76,774[5]
2012 79,533[6]
2013 81,503[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 35°35′57″N 139°36′39.52″E / 35.59917°N 139.6109778°E / 35.59917; 139.6109778