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Ishikawachō Station

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Operated by  JR East
Passengers (FY2012)  34,571 daily
Line(s)  Negishi Line
Opened  1964
Ishikawachō Station
Location  2 Ishikawachō, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa (神奈川県横浜市中区石川町2丁目) Japan
Address  Japan, Kanagawa Prefecture, 県横浜中 石川町2丁目
Similar  Motomachi‑Chūkagai Station, Yokohama Chinatown, Kannai Station, Negishi Station, Nihon‑ōdōri Station

Ishikawachō Station (石川町駅, Ishikawachō-eki) is a railway station on the Negishi Line in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Lines

Ishikawachō Station is served by the Negishi Line, which is linked with the Keihin-Tōhoku Line from Yokohama to Ōmiya, and is also served by some Yokohama Line through-running services. The station is 3.8 km from the starting point of the Negishi Line at Yokohama and 62.9 km from the starting point of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya.

Station layout

Ishikawachō Station has two elevated opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

History

Ishikawachō Station opened on May 19, 1964, as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR in 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 34,571 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Surrounding area

The station is located near the Motomachi and Yokohama Chinatown tourist areas in Yokohama. However, Motomachi-Chūkagai Station on the Minato Mirai Line, which opened in 2004, is closer to those locations.

References

Ishikawachō Station Wikipedia


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