Nakayama Station South Exit, April 2008
80 Terayama-cho (JR East) / Nakamaya-cho (Green Line), Midori, Yokohama, Kanagawa|
|Station code||G-01 (Green Line)|
|Passengers (JR East, FY2012)||38,821 daily|
Nakayama Station ( is an interchange railway station in Nakayama-eki)Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Yokohama Municipal Subway.
Nakayama Station is served by the JR East Yokohama Line, and is 13.5 kilometers from the starting point of the Yokohama Line at Higashi-Kanagawa Station, and is also the terminus of the 13.0 km Yokohama Municipal Subway Green Line to Hiyoshi.
JR East station has a single side platform and an island platform serving three tracks. It has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. The Yokohama Green Line subway station has a single island platform serving two underground tracks.
|1||Yokohama Line||for Machida, Hashimoto and Hachioji|
|2,3||Yokohama Line||for Higashi-Kanagawa, Yokohama, Sakuragicho, and ?funa|
Nakayama Station opened on 23 September 1908. A new station building was completed in 1985. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East. It became an interchange station with the Green Line on 30 March 2008.
On 20 January 2006, a 60-year-old man was killed by a train at the station after jumping from the platform onto the tracks to commit suicide.
On 1 October 2013, a 40-year-old woman, Natsue Murata ( ), was hit and killed by a train while trying to assist a 74-year-old-man who was spotted lying on the level crossing immediately to the east of the station. The man survived with injuries. On 4 October, the Government announced that it would award the Medal with Red Ribbon (?) to Murata posthumously for demonstrating extraordinary courage in saving another person's life.
In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 38,821 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The Yokohama Subway station was used by an average of 11,668 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) in fiscal 2011.
The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.