Nagamachi Station

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Nagamachi Station

長町駅
ChikatetsuNagamachiEki2005-7.jpg
Entrance to Sendai Subway Nagamachi Station, July 2005
Location5 Nagamachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken
Japan
Coordinates38°13′35″N 140°53′8″E / 38.22639°N 140.88556°E / 38.22639; 140.88556Coordinates: 38°13′35″N 140°53′8″E / 38.22639°N 140.88556°E / 38.22639; 140.88556
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
Station codeN15 (Namboku Line)
History
OpenedNovember 2, 1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015)8,506 (JR East)
7,220 (Sendai Subway) daily
Location
Nagamachi Station is located in Japan
Nagamachi Station
Nagamachi Station
Location within Japan

Nagamachi Station (長町駅, Nagamachi-eki) is railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Sendai Subway.

Lines[edit]

Nagamachi Station is served by the Sendai Subway Nanboku Line, and on JR East's Joban Line and Tohoku Main Line; the Sendai Airport Access Line uses the same tracks, but passes through the station without stopping. The subway and JR lines are not directly connected; however, the distance between the two stations is only around two hundred metres, it is 347.3 kilometers from the terminus of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo and 12.4 kilometers from the terminus of the Sendai Subway Namboku Line at Izumi-Chūō.

Station layout[edit]

JR Nagamachi Station is an elevated station with one island platform, and the station building located underneath; the station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Sendai Subway portion of the station has a single underground island platform.

JR East platforms[edit]

1  Tohoku Main Line for Sendai, Rifu, Matsushima, and Kogota
2  Tohoku Main Line for Shiroishi and Fukushima
 Joban Line for Iwanuma and Haranomachi
The Sendai Subway platforms in October 2015

Sendai Subway platforms[edit]

1  Namboku Line for Tomizawa
2  Namboku Line for Sendai and Izumi-Chūō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Taishidō   Local   Sendai
Joban Line
Taishidō   Local   Sendai
Sendai Subway Namboku Line
Nagamachi-Itchōme (N14)   -   Nagamachi-Minami (N16)

History[edit]

Nagamachi Station opened on November 2, 1894 as a military station of Nippon Railway,[1] it was opened to the general public on February 21, 1896.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987;[1] the subway station opened on June 15, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the JR East station was used by an average of 8,506 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] In the same year, the Sendai Subway station was used by an average of 7,220 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 405. ISBN 4533029809.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  3. ^ 仙台市地下鉄 駅別乗車人員の推移 [Sendai city underground station passenger statistics] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Sendai city. 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.

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