Kawasaki Station is a train station located in the city of Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. It is served by East Japan Railway Company’s (JR East) Keihin-Tohoku, Tokaido Main, and Nambu Lines.
Kawasaki is the 8th most populated city in Japan and one of the main cities of the Greater Tokyo Area. It is located along Tokyo Bay at the mouth of Tama River between the cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. The eastern part of the city is the Keihin Industrial Area, and the western part is a residential area, considered to be a suburb of Tokyo. Among the well-known companies with their bases in the industrial area of Kawasaki are Nippon Oil Corporation, JFE Group, Fujitsu, Toshiba, NEC Corporation, and Dell Japan.
Kawasaki Station is situated in the light-industry sector of the eastern industrial part of Kawasaki. The station is surrounded by modern commercial and shopping complexes – to the east is Kawasaki BE, to the west is Lazona Kawasaki Plaza; and Tokyu Hands, Yodobashi Camera, and More-s Department Store to the north and south. There are also a good number of eating establishments in the area surrounding the station.