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Hamano Station

Hamano Station
浜野駅
East Exit of Hamano Station
Location
Prefecture Chiba
(See other stations in Chiba)
City Chiba
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood Hamanochō 700
Postal code 260 - 0825
Address in Japanese 千葉県千葉市中央区浜野町700
History
Opened 1912
Rail services
Operator(s) East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Uchibō Line
Statistics 6,279 passengers/day (2009)
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Hamano station (浜野駅 Hamano-eki) is a railway station operated by JR East's Uchibō Line located in Chūō-ku, Chiba. Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is 3.4 kilometers from the terminus of the Uchibō Line at Soga Station.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Lines 2
  • Station layout 3
    • Platforms 3.1
  • Surroundings 4
  • Adjacent stations 5
  • External links 6

History

Hamano Station was opened on March 28, 1912 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Kisarazu Line. On May 24, 1919, the line's name changed to the Hōjō Line, and on April 15, 1929 to the Bōsō Line and on April 1, 1933 to the Bōsōnishi Line. It became part of the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II, and the line was renamed the Uchibō Line from July 15, 1972. The station assumed its present name from March 31, 1974. Hamano Station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. After schedule changes from December 2007, express trains connecting directly to the Keiyō Line and Sōbu Line also stop at this station. The platform length was extended from November 2007 to facilitate stopping of high speed trains.

Lines

Station layout

Hamano station is an above-ground station with an elevated station building, and has two sets of tracks running around an island platform. The station has east and west exits, and has MARS computer terminals, automatic ticket machines, and automatic ticket gates.

Platforms

1  Uchibō Line For Soga, Chiba, Tokyo
2  Uchibō Line For Goi, Kisarazu, Kimitsu, Tateyama

Surroundings

  • National Highway Route 16
  • starting point of National Highway Route 357
  • Chiba Prefectural Oihama High School
  • Chiba Municipal Oihama Elementary School
  • Chiba Municipal Oihama West Elementary School
  • Chiba Municipal Oihama East Elementary School
  • Hamano Kindergarten

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Soga   Uchibō Line   Yawatajuku

External links

  • (Japanese) JR East Station information


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