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Isogo Station

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JK06
Isogo Station

磯子駅
Isogo Station west exit
Location1-1-1 Mori, Isogo-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 235-0023
Japan
Coordinates35°24′00″N 139°37′05″E / 35.400°N 139.618°E / 35.400; 139.618Coordinates: 35°24′00″N 139°37′05″E / 35.400°N 139.618°E / 35.400; 139.618
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)JK Negishi Line
Distance9.5 km from Yokohama
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeJK06
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedMay 9, 1964
Passengers
FY201920,199 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Shin-Sugita
JK05
towards Ōfuna
Negishi Line Negishi
JK07
towards Yokohama
Shin-Sugita
One-way operation
Yokohama Line
Local
Negishi
JK07
towards Hachiōji
Location
Isogo Station
Isogo Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture
Isogo Station
Isogo Station
Isogo Station (Japan)

Isogo Station (磯子駅, Isogo-eki) is a passenger railway station located in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Isogo 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 9.5 kilometers from the terminus of the Negishi line at Yokohama, and 68.6 kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya.

Station layout

The station consists of a single island platform with a two tracks and an elevated station building above the platform and tracks. Both tracks are utilised by the Keihin-Tohoku Line and Yokohama Line; track 1 serves southbound trains to Ōfuna whilst track 2 serves northbound trains to Yokohama and Tokyo. The station is staffed. An adjacent side platform formerly used to support freight operations, was sold to the Nisshin OilliO Group.[citation needed]

Platforms

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

History

Isogo Station opened on May 9, 1964 as the terminus of the Negishi Line until the line was extended to Yōkōdai in 1970. All freight operations were suspended from October 1986. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) in 1987. The station building was extensively remodelled in 2000 with the addition of ticket gates, automatic ticket machines, and new ticket windows.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 20,199 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

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

Fiscal year daily average
2005 19,085 [2]
2010 18,456 [3]
2015 20,183 [4]

Surrounding area

  • Isogo Ward General Government Building
  • Isogo Ward Office
  • Yokohama City Isogo Library
  • Isogo Public Hall
  • Koshinkai Shiomidai Hospital

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.
  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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