|Opened||11 April 1904|
|JR East, FY2013||139,728 daily|
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.
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.
The JR East station is a surface station with platforms in a north-south direction.
|1-2||Keihin-Tohoku Line||for Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Ōfuna|
|3-4||Keihin-Tohoku Line||for Tokyo, Akabane, and Ōmiya|
The Tokyu station is located to the southwest corner of the JR station.
|1||Tokyu Ikegami Line||for Ikegami, Yukigaya-Ōtsuka, Hatanodai, and Gotanda|
|2||Tokyu Ikegami Line||for Ikegami, Yukigaya-Ōtsuka, Hatanodai, and Gotanda|
|Tokyu Tamagawa Line||for Shimo-Maruko and Tamagawa|
|3-4||Tokyu Tamagawa Line||for Shimo-Maruko and Tamagawa|
The JR East station opened on 11 April 1904. The Tokyu station opened on 6 October 1922 on the Ikegami Line, and services on Tamagawa Line began on 1 November 1923.
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.
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. 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).
The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||JR East||Tokyu|
|Ikegami Line||Tamagawa Line|