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).
South entrance of Kagohara Station, 2020
|Location||713 Niibori, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama-ken 360-0841|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Takasaki Line|
|Distance||41.0 km from Ōmiya|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Status||Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi )|
|Opened||16 December 1909|
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.
|1,2||■ Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line)||for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Itō (via Tōkaidō Line and Ito Line)|
|■ Shōnan-Shinjuku Line||for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via Tōkaidō Line)|
|3,4||■ Takasaki Line||for Honjō, Takasaki, and Maebashi|
- Platforms 2 and 4 serve as side tracks for terminating trains.
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.
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 14,920 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- JASDF Kumagaya Airbase
- Kumagaya Industrial Park
- Kumagaya-Nishi High School
- 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.
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