|Location||Mabashi, Matsudo-shi, Chiba-ken 271-0051|
|Distance||19.1 km from Nippori|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Opened||August 6, 1898|
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Mabashi Station (Japan)
Mabashi Station (馬橋駅, Mabashi-eki) is an interchange passenger railway station in the city of Matsudo, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Ryūtetsu.
Mabashi Station is served by the Jōban Line from Ueno in Tokyo, and is 19.1 kilometers from the official starting point of the Jōban Line at Nippori Station. It is also forms the terminus of the 5.7 kilometer Ryūtetsu Nagareyama Line.
The station consists of two island platforms, one each for the Jōban Line and the Nagareyama Line. The station is staffed.
|1||Jōban Line (Local)||for Kashiwa, Abiko, and Toride|
|2||Jōban Line (Local)||for Matsudo, Ayase|
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kita-senju, Nishi-nippori and Yoyogi-uehara
|1||■ Nagareyama Line||for Kōya and Nagareyama|
|2||■ Nagareyama Line||for Kōya and Nagareyama (Only used during rush hours)|
Mabashi Station opened on August 6, 1898 as a station on the Nippon Railway Tsuchiura Line. It was nationalised on November 1, 1906, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) and the line name changed on October 12, 1909 to the Jōban Line. The privately owned Nagareyama Line began operations from Mabashi Station from March 14, 1916. Freight services from this station ceased on April 20, 1971, when the Jōban line was quadrupled. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.
In fiscal 2019, the JR portion of the station was used by an average of 25,675 passengers daily. In fiscal 2018, the Ryutetsu portion of the station was used by an average of 1525 passengers daily.