Kawaguchi-Motogō Station

Kawaguchi-Motogō Station (川口元郷駅, Kawaguchi-Motogō-eki) is a railway station on the Saitama Rapid Railway Line in Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operator Saitama Railway Corporation.

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Kawaguchi-Motogō Station

川口元郷駅
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Kawaguchi-Motogō Station No.2 entrance in November 2007
Location1-2-15 Motogō, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°48′01″N 139°43′49″E / 35.8004°N 139.7303°E / 35.8004; 139.7303Coordinates: 35°48′01″N 139°43′49″E / 35.8004°N 139.7303°E / 35.8004; 139.7303
Operated bySaitama Railway Logo.svg Saitama Railway Corporation
Line(s) Saitama Rapid Railway Line
Distance2.4 km from Akabane-iwabuchi
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus stop
Other information
Station code     SR20
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened28 March 2001
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011)8,088 daily
Location
Kawaguchi-Motogō Station is located in Japan
Kawaguchi-Motogō Station
Kawaguchi-Motogō Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Kawaguchi-Motogō Station is served by the 14.6 km Saitama Rapid Railway Line, which extends from Akabane-iwabuchi in Kita, Tokyo to Urawa-Misono in Midori-ku, Saitama, and lies 2.4 km from the starting point of the line at Akabane-iwabuchi.[1] The majority of services on the line continue southward onto the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line to Meguro and on the Tokyu Meguro Line to Hiyoshi in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Station layoutEdit

The station has an underground island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are equipped with waist-height platform edge doors.

PlatformsEdit

 
Kawaguchi-Motogō Station platforms in November 2007
1  Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Higashi-Kawaguchi and Urawa-Misono
2  Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Akabane-iwabuchi
  Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Meguro
  Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi

Facilities and accessibilityEdit

The station concourse and platforms have elevator access. Universal access toilets are available on the concourse level.

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Saitama Rapid Railway Line
Akabane-iwabuchi - Minami-Hatogaya

HistoryEdit

Kawaguchi-Motogō Station opened on 28 March 2001 with the opening of the Saitama Rapid Railway Line.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 8,088 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.

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