Yamate Station

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Yamate Station building, 2021
General information
LocationYamato-cho 2-52, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-0845
Coordinates35°25′37″N 139°38′46″E / 35.427°N 139.646°E / 35.427; 139.646Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 139°38′46″E / 35.427°N 139.646°E / 35.427; 139.646
Operated by
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Line(s)JK Negishi Line
Distance5.0 km from Yokohama
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
Station codeJK08
WebsiteOfficial website
OpenedMay 9, 1964
FY201917,545 daily
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
towards Ōfuna
Negishi Line Ishikawachō
towards Yokohama
One-way operation
Yokohama Line
towards Hachiōji
Yamate Station is located in Kanagawa Prefecture
Yamate Station
Yamate Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture
Yamate Station is located in Japan
Yamate Station
Yamate Station
Yamate Station (Japan)
Station platforms
Station platforms

Yamate Station (山手駅, Yamate-eki) is a passenger railway station located in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yamate Station is served by the Negishi Line from Yokohama to Ōfuna in Kanagawa Prefecture, with through services inter-running to and from the Keihin-Tōhoku Line and also the Yokohama Line. It is 5.0 kilometers from the terminus of the Negishi line at Yokohama, and 64.1 kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya.

Station layout

The station consists of two elevated opposed side platforms serving two tracks, with the station building underneath. Both tracks are utilised by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line and Yokohama Line. The station is staffed.


1 JK Negishi Line for Isogo and Ōfuna
2 JK Negishi Line-Keihin-Tohoku Line for Yokohama, Tokyo, and Ōmiya
JH Yokohama Line for Yokohama, Nagatsuta, Machida, and Hachiōji


Yamate Station was opened on May 9, 1964. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) in 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 17,545 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year daily average
2005 16,509 [2]
2010 17,118 [3]
2015 17,193 [4]

Surrounding area

See also


  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.
  2. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成18年度) [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2005)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  3. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成23年度) [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Prefecture. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  4. ^ 神奈川県県勢要覧(平成28年度 [Kanagawa Prefecture official statistics (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanagawa Prefecture. Retrieved 26 March 2021.

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