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Ōfuna Station
大船駅
OfunaStnishi.jpg
West gate of JR Ōfuna Station
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Kamakura
History
Year opened 1888
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East, Shonan Monorail
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Negishi Line
Yokosuka Line
Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line

Ōfuna Station (大船駅 Ōfuna Eki) is a train station in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. It is located on the Tōkaidō Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Negishi Line (Keihin-Tōhoku Line), Yokosuka Line and Shonan Monorail.

Ōfuna is known for the Ōfuna Kannon, a very large bust of the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, known as Kannon in Japan. The bust is visible from the railway line and is considered a landmark indicating that journeys to Tokyo are nearing their end.

Contents

Lines

Ōfuna Station is served by the following lines:

Station layout

JR East platforms.

1-2 Tōkaidō Main Line Yokohama ・Kawasaki ・ Tokyo
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
(through service to Takasaki Line)
Shinjuku・Ikebukuro・Ōmiya・Kumagaya・Takasaki・Maebashi
3-4 Tōkaidō Main Line Odawara・Atami
5-6 Yokosuka Line Shinagawa・Tokyo ・ (Sōbu Main Line) Chiba ・ (Narita Line) Narita Airport
(Uchibō Line) Kimitsu・(Sotobō Line) Kazusa-Ichinomiya
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
(through service to Utsunomiya Line)
Shinjuku・Ikebukuro・Ōmiya・Oyama・Utsunomiya
7 Yokosuka Line Zushi・Kamakura・Yokosuka・Kurihama
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
(through service to Utsunomiya Line)
Shibuya ・Shinjuku ・Ōmiya
8 Yokosuka Line Zushi・Kamakura・Yokosuka・Kurihama
9-10 Negishi Line (through service for Keihin-Tōhoku Line Isogo・Kannai・Ueno・Ōmiya
Yokohama Line Shin-Yokohama・Machida・Hashimoto・Hachiōji

History

  • November 1, 1888: Opened as a station of Tōkaidō Main Line.
  • June 16, 1889: Yokosuka Line between Ōfuna and Yokosuka opened.
  • May 2, 1966: Dreamland Monorail opened.
  • September 24, 1967: Dreamland Monorail stopped operating.
  • March 7, 1970: Negishi Line between Yokodai and Ōfuna opened.

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tōkaidō Main Line
Totsuka Local Fujisawa
Totsuka Rapid ACTY Fujisawa
Shinagawa Commuter Rapid Fujisawa
Yokosuka Line
Totsuka Local Kita-Kamakura
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Totsuka Local Kita-Kamakura
Totsuka Rapid Fujisawa
Totsuka Special Rapid Fujisawa
Keihin-Tōhoku Line—Negishi Line
Hongōdai Local Terminus
Hongōdai Rapid Terminus
Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line
Terminus Local Fujimichō

External links

Coordinates: 35°21′12″N 139°31′52″E / 35.35333°N 139.53111°E / 35.35333; 139.53111

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