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Kamata Station (Tokyo)

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Coordinates: 35°33′43.20″N 139°42′55.92″E / 35.5620000°N 139.7155333°E / 35.5620000; 139.7155333

JK17 IK15 TM07
Kamata Station

蒲田駅
The station building in February 2018
LocationŌta, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus terminal
History
Opened11 April 1904
Passengers
JR East, FY2013139,728 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Kawasaki
KWSJK16
towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Ōmori
JK18
towards Ōmiya
Preceding station
 Tokyū Railways
Following station
Hasunuma
IK14
towards Gotanda
Ikegami Line Terminus
Yaguchinowatashi
TM06
towards Tamagawa
Tamagawa Line
Location
Kamata Station
Kamata Station
Location within Tokyo

Kamata Station (Japanese: 蒲田駅,Japanese pronunciation: [Kamata-eki]) is a railway station in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East),and the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines

Kamata Station is served by the following lines:

Keikyu Kamata Station on the Keikyu Main Line is located about 700 m to the east of Kamata Station.

Station layout

JR East

The JR East station is a surface station with platforms in a north-south direction.

Platforms

1-2 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
3-4 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Tokyo, Akabane, and Ōmiya

Tokyu

The Tokyu platforms
The Tokyu platforms

The Tokyu station is located to the southwest corner of the JR station.

Platforms

1 IK Tokyu Ikegami Line for Ikegami, Yukigaya-Ōtsuka, Hatanodai, and Gotanda
2 IK Tokyu Ikegami Line for Ikegami, Yukigaya-Ōtsuka, Hatanodai, and Gotanda
TM Tokyu Tamagawa Line for Shimo-Maruko and Tamagawa
3-4 TM Tokyu Tamagawa Line for Shimo-Maruko and Tamagawa

History

The JR East station opened on 11 April 1904.[1] The Tokyu station opened on 6 October 1922 on the Ikegami Line, and services on Tamagawa Line began on 1 November 1923.[2]

Future plans

Plans exist to extend the Tokyu Tamagawa Line from Kamata eastward by approximately 800 m to Keikyu Kamata Station on the Keikyu Main Line and Keikyu Airport Line. This would provide an interchange between the lines, improving accessibility to Tokyo's Haneda Airport ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics.[3]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 139,728 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the nineteenth-busiest station operated by JR East.[4] Over the same fiscal year the Tōkyū Ikegami and Tamagawa Line stations were used by an average of 69,464 and 88,102 passengers daily respectively (entering and exiting passengers).[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year JR East Tokyu
Ikegami Line Tamagawa Line
2000 129,724[6]
2005 131,947[7] 64,664[8] 82,890[8]
2010 133,748[9] 67,873[10] 84,399[10]
2011 133,593[11] 67,171[12] 84,269[12]
2012 135,668[13] 68,143[14] 85,300[14]
2013 139,728[4] 69,464[5] 88,102[5]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

Surrounding area

Area near Kamata Station
Area near Kamata Station

See also

References

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 19. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 231. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  3. ^ "Rail extension eyed to boost Haneda accessibility". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. 29 July 2014. p. 7. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b c 2013年度乗降人員 [2013 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 4 June 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  6. ^ 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 9 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  7. ^ 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 9 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  8. ^ a b 2005年度乗降人員 [2005 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyu Corporation. 19 May 2006. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  10. ^ a b 2010年度乗降人員 [2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyu Corporation. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  12. ^ a b 2011年度乗降人員 [2011 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyu Corporation. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  14. ^ a b 2012年度乗降人員 [2012 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyu Corporation. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
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