Kōnosu Station

Kōnosu Station (鴻巣駅, Kōnosu-eki) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in Kōnosu, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Kōnosu Station

鴻巣駅
Konosu Station East Entrance 20120821.jpg
The east entrance of Kōnosu Station in August 2012
Location1 Honchō, Kōnosu-shi, Saitama-ken 365-0038
(埼玉県鴻巣市本町一丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance46.9 km from Ueno
Platforms3
Tracks3
Other information
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=668
History
Opened28 July 1883 (1883-07-28)
Passengers
19,709 per day (FY2014)
Location
Kōnosu Station is located in Japan
Kōnosu Station
Kōnosu Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Kōnosu Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tokaido Line. It is 20.0 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a side platform and an 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.

 
Station platforms, 2020

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  Takasaki Line (not normally used)
3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Ōmiya
OMYJU07
  Commuter Rapid   Kumagaya
Okegawa   Commuter Rapid[Note 1]   Kumagaya
Okegawa   Rapid Urban   Kumagaya
Kitamoto   Local   Kita-Kōnosu
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kitamoto   Special Rapid   Kumagaya
Kitamoto   Rapid   Kita-Kōnosu
  1. ^ For later night (~10pm) Takasaki-bound services.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 28 July 1883.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 19,709 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 19,290[3]
2005 19,055[4]
2010 19,908[5]
2014 19,709[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Elumi Konosu shopping mall (adjoining station)
  • Kōnosu City Hall
  • Kōnosu Post Office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 447. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2015.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 36°03′33″N 139°30′35″E / 36.05918°N 139.50969°E / 36.05918; 139.50969