Nishi-Chiba Station

Nishi-Chiba Station

South side of the station, November 2010
Location 2-24-2 Kasuga, Chuo, Chiba, Chiba
Coordinates Coordinates: 35°37′21.06″N 140°06′12.34″E / 35.6225167°N 140.1034278°E / 35.6225167; 140.1034278
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō-Sōbu Line
Opened 1942
Passengers (FY2010) 23,838 daily

Nishi-Chiba station (西千葉駅 Nishi-Chiba-eki) is a railway station in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Nishi-Chiba Station is served by the Chūō-Sōbu Line.

Station layout

The elevated station consists of an island platform serving two tracks. There are also two express tracks north of track 2; these are used by rapid Sōbu Main Line trains that pass through the station non-stop.


1  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Akihabara, and Shinjuku
2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Chiba

Adjacent stations

Chūō-Sōbu Line
Inage   Local   Chiba


The station opened on October 1, 1942.

Surrounding area

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