Kagohara Station

Kagohara Station (籠原駅, Kagohara-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the Niibori neighborhood of the city of Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Kagohara Station

籠原駅
KagoharaStation-SouthExit-2020-02-07.jpg
South entrance of Kagohara Station, 2020
Location713 Niibori, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama-ken 360-0841
Japan
Coordinates36°10′27″N 139°19′49″E / 36.1743°N 139.3304°E / 36.1743; 139.3304Coordinates: 36°10′27″N 139°19′49″E / 36.1743°N 139.3304°E / 36.1743; 139.3304
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Distance41.0 km from Ōmiya
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened16 December 1909
Passengers
FY201914,920 daily
Location
Kagohara Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Kagohara Station
Kagohara Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Kagohara Station is located in Japan
Kagohara Station
Kagohara Station
Kagohara Station (Japan)
North exit, 2020
Station platforms, tracks, and trains, 2020

LinesEdit

Kagohara Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shōnan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tōkaidō Line. It is 41.0 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two island platform serving four tracks, 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 Itō (via JT Tōkaidō Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via JT Tōkaidō Line)
3,4  Takasaki Line for Honjō, Takasaki, and Maebashi
  • Platforms 2 and 4 serve as side tracks for terminating trains.

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Kumagaya   Commuter Rapid   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Rapid Urban   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Local   Fukaya
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
Kumagaya   Special Rapid   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Rapid   Fukaya

HistoryEdit

Kagohara Station opened on 16 December 1909. 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 14,920 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • JASDF Kumagaya Airbase
  • Kumagaya Industrial Park
  • Kumagaya-Nishi High School

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 Kagohara Station at Wikimedia Commons