East entrance of Kitamoto Station, 2007
|Location||Kitamoto 1-12, Kitamoto-shi, Saitama-ken 364-0006|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Takasaki Line|
|Distance||16.4 km from Ōmiya|
|Platforms||1 side + 2 island platforms|
|Status||Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi )|
|Opened||1 August 1928|
|Previous names||Kitamurajuku (to 1961)|
Kitamoto 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 16.4 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.
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.
|1,2||■ Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line)||for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via Tokaido Line and Ito Line)|
|■ Shōnan-Shinjuku Line||for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via Tokaido Line)|
|2,3||■ Takasaki Line||for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi|
|Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
|Rapid Urban: Does not stop at this station|
Kitamoto Station was opened on 1 August 1928 as Kitamotojuku Station (北本宿駅, Kitamotojuku eki). It was renamed to its present name on 21 March 1961. 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 18,491 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Kitammoto City Hall
- Kitamoto Post Office
- National Route 17
- 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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