Sakura Station (Chiba)

Sakura Station (佐倉駅, Sakura-eki) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line and Narita Line in Sakura, Chiba, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

JO33
Sakura Station

佐倉駅
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Sakura Station
Location235-2 Mutsuzaki, Sakura-shi, Chiba-ken
Japan
Operated byJR East
Line(s)
Other information
Station codeJO33
History
Opened1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2009)10,736 daily

LinesEdit

Station layoutEdit

Sakura Station is an elevated station, built over two island platforms.

PlatformsEdit

1  Sōbu Main Line for Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi
2  Narita Line for Narita, Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1), Sawara, and Kashima-Jingū
3-4  Sōbu Main Line for Chiba
JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Funabashi and Tokyo

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Sōbu Main Line JO33
Chiba JO29 Shiosai Yachimata
Yotsukaidō JO31   Commuter Rapid   Terminus
Monoi JO32   Rapid   Terminus
Monoi JO32 Local Minami-Shisui
Narita Line JO33
Yotsukaidō JO31
(Sōbu Main Line)
Narita Express[Note 1] Narita JO35
Yotsukaidō JO31
(Sōbu Main Line)
  Commuter Rapid   Shisui JO34
Monoi JO32
(Sōbu Main Line)
  Rapid   Shisui JO34
Monoi JO32
(Sōbu Main Line)
Local Shisui JO34
  1. ^ Few trains actually stop at this station.

HistoryEdit

Sakura Station was opened on July 20, 1894 as a terminal station on the Sōbu Railway Company.

A new station building was completed in December 1985. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

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Coordinates: 35°42′35.02″N 140°13′33.77″E / 35.7097278°N 140.2260472°E / 35.7097278; 140.2260472