Honjō Station (Saitama)

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

Honjō Station

本庄駅
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South entrance of Honjō Station, December 2006
Location3-6-19 Ginza, Honjō-shi, Saitama-ken 367-0041
Japan
Coordinates36°14′11″N 139°11′18″E / 36.2364°N 139.1884°E / 36.2364; 139.1884Coordinates: 36°14′11″N 139°11′18″E / 36.2364°N 139.1884°E / 36.2364; 139.1884
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Distance55.7 km from Ōmiya
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi" )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened21 October 1883
Passengers
FY20199853 (daily, boarding only)
Location
Honjō Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Honjō Station
Honjō Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Honjō Station is located in Japan
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Honjō Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Honjō Station is served by the Takasaki Line], with through Shōnan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tōkaidō Main Line. and is located 31.1 kilometers from the terminus of the 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

1,2  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 Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Limited Express Kusatsu: Does not stop at this station
Fukaya Limited Express Akagi / Swallow Akagi Shimmachi
Okabe   Rapid Urban   Jimbohara
Okabe   Local   Jimbohara
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Okabe   Special Rapid   Jimbohara
Okabe   Rapid   Jimbohara

HistoryEdit

Honjō Station was opened on 21 October 1883. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 9853 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Honjō City Hall
  • Honjō Post Office

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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Honjō Station (Saitama) at Wikimedia Commons