Nakayama Station (Kanagawa)
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Nakayama Station

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Nakayama Station South Exit, April 2008
Location80 Terayama-cho (JR East) / Nakamaya-cho (Green Line), Midori, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(? 80/)
Operated by
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station codeG-01 (Green Line)
Passengers (JR East, FY2012)38,821 daily

Nakayama Station (, Nakayama-eki) is an interchange railway station in 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.

Station layout

JR East station has a single side platform and an island platform serving three tracks.[1] It has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. The Yokohama Green Line subway station has a single island platform serving two underground tracks.

JR East platforms

1 JH Yokohama Line for Machida, Hashimoto and Hachioji
2,3 JH Yokohama Line for Higashi-Kanagawa, Yokohama, Sakuragicho, and ?funa

Yokohama Municipal Subway platforms

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Yokohama Line JH19
Kamoi JH18   Rapid   Nagatsuta JH21
Kamoi JH18   Local   T?kaichiba JH20
Green Line
Terminus Kawawach?


Nakayama Station opened on 23 September 1908.[2] 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.[3]


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.[4]

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.[5] The man survived with injuries.[5] 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.[6]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 38,821 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[7] The Yokohama Subway station was used by an average of 11,668 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) in fiscal 2011.[3]

The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 30,237[8]
2005 31,529[9]
2010 37,302[10]
2011 37,829[11]
2012 38,821[7]

Surrounding area


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  1. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (May 2010). ?2? - [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 2 Mitaka Station - Hachioji Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 56. ISBN 978-4-06-270062-7.
  2. ^ [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 32. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  3. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 235. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  4. ^ Sato, Yuichi (July 2011). 2002-2009 [Railway Accident Data Book 2002-2009]. Japan: Tsugeshobo. p. 123. ISBN 978-4-8068-0620-2.
  5. ^ a b "Woman killed by train after saving man". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Limited. 3 October 2013. p. 2. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Woman who died saving man earns heroism awards". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Limited. 5 October 2013. p. 2. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ a b ? (2012) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2013.
  8. ^ ? (2000) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2013.
  9. ^ ? (2005) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2013.
  10. ^ ? (2010) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2013.
  11. ^ ? (2011) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2013.

External links

Coordinates: 35°30?53?N 139°32?25?E / 35.514832°N 139.540250°E / 35.514832; 139.540250

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