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.
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.
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.
Platform 3 is normally used only by trains to Kawasaki starting here during the morning and evening peak hours.
The platforms viewed from the south end of platform 2 in January 2016
The platforms viewed from the north end of platform 2 in January 2016
Platform 3 with the stabling sidings on the right in January 2016
The view from the north end of platform 2/3 in January 2016, with the stabling sidings on the right
|Nambu Line JN03
|Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Yak? Station opened as a station on the Nambu Railway on March 9, 1927.
The station building was burnt down during the bombing in 1945, and was later rebuilt.
With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 17,837 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
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- ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). JR? [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 65. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
- ^ Harada, Katsumasa (April 1999). [Nambu Line - Then and Now] (in Japanese). Kawasaki: Tamagawa Shinbunsha. p. 97. ISBN 4-924882-28-3.
- ^ a b ? (2014) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 2016.
- ^ ? (2000) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 2016.
- ^ ? (2005) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 2016.
- ^ ? (2010) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 2016.
Coordinates: 35°32?22?N 139°40?49?E / 35.5395°N 139.6804°E