Fukaya Station

Fukaya Station (深谷駅, Fukaya-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Fukaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Fukaya Station

深谷駅
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North entrance to Fukaya Station, August 2012
LocationKashiwaza 3-1-8 Nishijima-cho, Fukaya-shi, Saitama-ken 366-0824
Japan
Coordinates36°11′29″N 139°16′53″E / 36.1913°N 139.2813°E / 36.1913; 139.2813Coordinates: 36°11′29″N 139°16′53″E / 36.1913°N 139.2813°E / 36.1913; 139.2813
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened21 October 1883
Passengers
FY201910,013 daily
Location
Fukaya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Fukaya Station
Fukaya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Fukaya Station is located in Japan
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Fukaya Station
Fukaya Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Fukaya Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shōnan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tōkaidō Main Line. It is 45.8 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

LayoutEdit

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via JT Tokaido Line)
2,3  Takasaki Line for Honjō, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Kagohara   Commuter Rapid   Okabe
Kagohara   Rapid Urban   Okabe
Kagohara   Local   Okabe
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kagohara   Special Rapid   Okabe
Kagohara   Rapid   Okabe

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 21 October 1883. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987. A new station building modeled after Tokyo Station was completed in August 1996, with its brick built by Japan Brick Company. Bricks used in the Marunouchi side of the Tokyo Station building are produced by this company.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 10,013 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Fukaya Station at Wikimedia Commons