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JO33
Sakura Station

佐倉駅
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Sakura Station South entrance, October 2016
General information
Location235-2 Mutsuzaki, Sakura-shi, Chiba-ken 285-0812
Japan
Coordinates35°42′35.02″N 140°13′33.77″E / 35.7097278°N 140.2260472°E / 35.7097278; 140.2260472Coordinates: 35°42′35.02″N 140°13′33.77″E / 35.7097278°N 140.2260472°E / 35.7097278; 140.2260472
Operated by
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JR East
Line(s)
Distance55.3 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ( Midori no Madoguchi )
Station codeJO33
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedJuly 20, 1894
Passengers
FY201910,098 daily
Services
Preceding station
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JR East
Following station
Yotsukaidō
JO31
(rush periods)
towards Ōfuna, Takao or Ōmiya
Narita Express
(rush periods)
Narita
JO35
(rush periods)
Yotsukaidō
JO31
(limited service)
towards Tokyo
Shiosai Yachimata
towards Chōshi
Yotsukaidō
JO31
towards Chiba
Narita Line
  Commuter Rapid
Shisui
JO34
Monoi
JO32
towards Chiba
Sōbu Main Line
  Rapid
Yachimata
One-way operation
Narita Line
  Rapid
Shisui
JO34
Sōbu Main Line
Local
Minami-Shisui
towards Chōshi
Narita Line
Local
Shisui
JO34
Location
Sakura Station is located in Chiba Prefecture
Sakura Station
Sakura Station
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Sakura Station is located in Japan
Sakura Station
Sakura Station
Sakura Station (Japan)

Sakura Station (佐倉駅, Sakura-eki) is a junction passenger railway station in the city of Sakura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Sakura Station is served by the Sōbu Main Line and is 55.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also a terminus of the Narita Line and is 120.5 kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Chōshi Station

Station layout

The station is an elevated station, built over two island platforms. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms

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

Notes

History

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.[citation needed] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 10,098 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

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