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is a monorail
Monorail
A monorail is a rail-based transportation system based on a single rail, which acts as its sole support and its guideway. The term is also used variously to describe the beam of the system, or the vehicles traveling on such a beam or track...

 train station on the Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line
Shonan Monorail
The is a suspended SAFEGE monorail located in the cities of Kamakura and Fujisawa in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by the , the line opened March 7, 1970, and was the first monorail of its kind in Japan....

 located in Fujisawa
Fujisawa, Kanagawa
is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. As of 2010, the city had an estimated population of 407,731 and a population density of 5,870 people per km². The total area is 69.51 km²-Geography:...

, Kanagawa Prefecture
Kanagawa Prefecture
is a prefecture located in the southern Kantō region of Japan. The capital is Yokohama. Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.-History:The prefecture has some archaeological sites going back to the Jōmon period...

, Japan
Japan
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. It is the southern terminus
Terminal Station
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 of the Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line and is located 6.6 kilometers from the northern terminus at Ōfuna Station
Ofuna Station
is a railway station in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company .-Lines:Ōfuna Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Negishi Line , Yokosuka Line as well as the Shonan Monorail....

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History


Shōnan-Enoshima Station was opened on July 1, 1971 as part of the second phase of construction of the line, which extended its terminus from Shōnan-Fukasawa Station
Shōnan-Fukasawa Station
is a monorail train station on the Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line located in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 2.6 kilometers from the northern terminus of the Shōnan Monorail Enoshima Line at Ōfuna Station.-History:...

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Station layout


Shōnan-Enoshima Station is an elevated station with single bay platform
Bay platform
Bay platform is a railway-related term commonly used in the UK and Australia to describe a dead-end platform at a railway station that has through lines...

serving one track for bi-directional traffic. The platform is located on the 5th floor of a five-story station building, with the exit wickets on the 4th floor.

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