Ōta Station (Gunma)

Ōta Station (太田駅, Ōta-eki) is a junction passenger railway station in the city of Ōta, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway.

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Ōta Station

太田駅
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Ōta Station north exit April 2017
Location16-1 Higashi-honchō, Ōta-shi, Gunma-ken 373-0026
Japan
Coordinates36°17′39″N 139°22′44″E / 36.2941°N 139.3790°E / 36.2941; 139.3790Coordinates: 36°17′39″N 139°22′44″E / 36.2941°N 139.3790°E / 36.2941; 139.3790
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)
Distance94.7 km from Asakusa
Platforms3 island platforms
Other information
Station codeTI-18
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened17 February 1909
Passengers
FY201911,705 daily
Location
Ōta Station is located in Gunma Prefecture
Ōta Station
Ōta Station
Location within Gunma Prefecture
Ōta Station is located in Japan
Ōta Station
Ōta Station
Ōta Station (Japan)
Track Layout

LinesEdit

Ōta Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, Tōbu Kiryū Line, and Tobu Koizumi Line, and is 94.7 km from the Tokyo terminus of the Isesaki Line at Asakusa. It is the terminus for the Koizumi Line and Kiryū Line.[1]

Station layoutEdit

 
Platforms

The station consists of three elevated island platforms serving six tracks, with the station building located underneath. Platforms 7 and 8 are situated at the western end of platforms 1 and 2, and platforms 9 and 10 are situated at the western end of platforms 3 and 4 respectively.

PlatformsEdit

Terminating services only 7 Isesaki Line 1 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, and Isesaki 8 Isesaki Line 2 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, Isesaki 9 Isesaki Line
Kiryū Line
3 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Ltd. Express Ryōmō)
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, Isesaki 10 Isesaki Line
Kiryū Line
4 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Ltd. Express Ryōmō)
      Koizumi Line 5 for Higashi-Koizumi
      Kiryū Line 6 for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Local)

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Tōbu Isesaki Line (TI-18)
Ashikagashi (TI-15)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Yabuzuka (Kiryū Line)
Kizaki (TI-20) (Isesaki Line)
Niragawa (TI-17)   Local   Hosoya (TI-19)
Tōbu Kiryū Line
Terminus   Local   Sammaibashi
Tōbu Koizumi Line
Terminus   Local   Ryūmai

HistoryEdit

The station opened as a station on the Isesaki Line on 17 February 1909.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Ōta Station becoming "TI-18".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 11,705 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 198–199. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ōta Station (Gunma) at Wikimedia Commons