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Yak? Station

Yako stn.jpg
The station entrance in June 2009
Location6 Yak?, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 230-0001
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JN Nambu Line
Distance2.6 km from Kawasaki
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Opened9 March 1927 (1927-03-09)
Passengers (FY2014)17,837 daily
Yak? Station is located in Kanagawa Prefecture
Yak? Station
Yak? Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture
Yak? Station is located in Japan
Yak? Station
Yak? Station
Yak? Station (Japan)

Yak? Station (, Yak?-eki) is a railway station on the Nambu Line in Tsurumi Ward of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yak? Station is served by the 35.5 km Nambu Line from Kawasaki to Tachikawa, and is 2.6 km from the southern terminus of the line at Kawasaki.

Station layout

Yak? Station has one side platform (platform 1) and one island platform (platform 2/3) serving a total three tracks, connected by a footbridge. Platform 1 for down (Tachikawa-bound) services is on the west side of the station, alongside the station building, and the up (Kawasaki-bound) platforms 2 and 3 are connected by a footbridge.[1]

Stabling sidings lie adjacent to platform 3 on the east side of the station and also on the east side of the line south of the station.[1]


1 JN Nambu Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Musashi-Mizonokuchi, Noborito, and Tachikawa
2/3 JN Nambu Line for Kawasaki

Platform 3 is normally used only by trains to Kawasaki starting here during the morning and evening peak hours.[1]

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Nambu Line JN03
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Shitte JN02   Local   Kashimada JN04


Yak? Station opened as a station on the Nambu Railway on March 9, 1927.[2]

The station building was burnt down during the bombing in 1945, and was later rebuilt.[3]

With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 17,837 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 13,496[5]
2005 14,555[6]
2010 16,214[7]
2014 17,837[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (18 March 2009). ?1? - [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo - Yokohama area] (in Japanese). Japan: Kodansha. p. 52. ISBN 978-4-06-270011-5.
  2. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). JR? [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 65. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  3. ^ Harada, Katsumasa (April 1999). [Nambu Line - Then and Now] (in Japanese). Kawasaki: Tamagawa Shinbunsha. p. 97. ISBN 4-924882-28-3.
  4. ^ a b ? (2014) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ ? (2000) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ ? (2005) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ ? (2010) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 2016.

External links

Coordinates: 35°32?22?N 139°40?49?E / 35.5395°N 139.6804°E / 35.5395; 139.6804

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