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Funabashi-Keibajō Station

Funabashi-Keibajō Station (船橋競馬場駅 Funabashi-Keibajō-eki) is a railway station on the Keisei Main Line in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan, operated by Keisei Electric Railway.

Lines

Funabashi-Keibajō Station is served by the Keisei Main Line, and is located 27.2 km from the terminus of the line at Keisei-Ueno Station. The station name refers to the nearby Funabashi Racecourse.

Station layout

Funabashi-Keibajō Station has two island platforms connected by an overpass to the elevated station building.

Platforms

1・2 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Takasago, Nippori, and Keisei-Ueno
3・4 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Tsudanuma, Chiharadai, and Keisei-Narita

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Keisei Main Line
Keisei-Funabashi   Rapid   Keisei-Tsudanuma
Daijingūshita   Local   Yatsu

History

Funabashi-Keibajō Station opened on August 21, 1927 as Hanawa Station (花輪駅 Hanawa-eki). The station was renamed to Funabashi-Keibajō-mae (船橋競馬場前駅)on July 5, 1950, and to Center-Keibajō-mae (センター競馬場前駅) on December 1, 1963. On May 5, 1977, Funabashi Health Center (the origin of the word "center" in the station name) closed. The station assumed its present name on April 1, 1987.

External links

  • Keisei Station layout (Japanese)


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