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Nishiya Station

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Nishiya Station

西谷駅
Platform Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line in May 2020
Location1101 Nishiya-chō, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 240-0054
Japan
Coordinates35°28′41″N 139°33′56″E / 35.477997°N 139.565683°E / 35.477997; 139.565683Coordinates: 35°28′41″N 139°33′56″E / 35.477997°N 139.565683°E / 35.477997; 139.565683
Operated bySagami Railway
Line(s)
Distance6.9 km from Yokohama
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4 tracks
Other information
Station codeSO08
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 December 1926 (1926-12-01)
Rebuilt30 November 2019 (2019-11-30)
Passengers
FY201924,550 daily
Location
Nishiya Station
Nishiya Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture
Nishiya Station
Nishiya Station
Nishiya Station (Japan)

Nishiya Station (西谷駅, Nishiya-eki) is a junction passenger railway station located in Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Sagami Railway (Sotetsu).

Lines

Nishiya Station is served by the Sōtetsu Main Line, and is located 6.9 km from the terminus of the line at Yokohama Station.[1] It is also a station on the Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line.

Station layout

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms

1-2  Sōtetsu Main Line for Futamatagawa, Yamato,Ebina
Sōtetsu Izumino Line for Shōnandai
3  Sōtetsu Main Line for Yokohama
4  Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line for Hazawa yokohama-kokudai
Through to JA Saikyō Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Ōsaki, and Shinjuku

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Sotetsu Main Line (SO08)
Sotetsu Shin-Yokohama Line (SO08)
Yokohama   Limited Express   Futamatagawa
Hazawa yokohama-kokudai   Limited Express (thru to JR Line)   Futamatagawa
Yokohama   Commuter Limited Express   Tsurugamine
Express: Does not stop at this station
Yokohama   Commuter Express   Tsurugamine
Hoshikawa   Rapid   Tsurugamine
Kamihoshikawa   Local   Tsurugamine
Hazawa yokohama-kokudai   Local (thru to JR Line)   Tsurugamine

History

Nishiya Station opened on December 1, 1926.[1]

Developments

The Kanagawa Eastern Line is an approximately 10 km link, which is operated from Nishiya to Hiyoshi via Hazawa Yokohama-Kokudai and Shin-Yokohama, that enable through services between the JR East Saikyō Line and the Sōtetsu Main Line by 30 November 2019, and between the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line, the Tōkyū Meguro Line and the Sōtetsu Main Line by late 2022. All Limited Express and Rapid trains will stop here as a result.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 24,550 passengers daily.[2]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year daily average
2005 25,636 [3]
2010 23,930 [4]
2015 23,398 [5]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 234. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ 相 模 鉄 道 線:乗 降 人 員 [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Kanto Traffic Advertising Council. 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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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