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Kamonomiya Station (鴨宮駅 Kamonomiya-eki) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of East Japan Railway Company
in the city of Odawara, Kanagawa
Prefecture, Japan. The
station is 80.8 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.
Kamonomiya Station was established as Sakawagawa signal (酒匂川信号所 Sakawagawa singosho) on October 21, 1920, on the Atami
Line of the Japan National
Railways. It was upgraded to a full station on June 1, 1923 as
a station for both freight and passenger service. With the opening
of the Tanna
Tunnel, the Atami Line became the Tōkaidō Main Line from
December 1, 1934. Regularly scheduled freight services were
discontinued in 1970, and parcel services by 1972. The current
station building was completed in 1976. With the completion of Quadruple
tracks between Odawara and Ofuna, freight services were resumed
as of March 31, 1987. With the dissolution and privatization of
the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the
East Japan Railway Company and the Japan Freight Railway Company.
using the Suica IC Card
system came into operation from November 18, 2001.
Kamonomiya is located east of central Odawara, and is home to
several of Odawara's main shopping areas including Dynacity,
Odawara City Mall and Robinsons. The area around Kamonomiya also
contains a number of restaurants, bowling alleys, Karaoke bars, and Odawara's
only movie theatres: Toho Cinema (near
Robinsons) and Korona World.
The Korona World complex also contains an Onsen hot-spring bath.
Kamonomiya Station has a single island platform serving two tracks,
connected to the station building by an overpass. The station building is built on a
cantilevered structure on top of the tracks.
- Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi.
Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4876872341.(Japanese)
Japanese wikipedia entry
Coordinates: 35°16′33″N 139°10′49″E / 35.27583°N