Koga Station (Ibaraki)

Koga Station (古河駅, Koga-eki) is a passenger railway station in the city of Koga, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Koga Station

古河駅
Ibaraki Koga Station West Entrance 1.JPG
Koga Station, October 2012
General information
Location1-1-15 Honcho, Koga-shi, Ibaraki-ken 306-0023
Japan
Coordinates36°11′40″N 139°42′36″E / 36.1944°N 139.7099°E / 36.1944; 139.7099Coordinates: 36°11′40″N 139°42′36″E / 36.1944°N 139.7099°E / 36.1944; 139.7099
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)Tōhoku Main Line
Distance647 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened16 July 1885
Passengers
FY201913,050
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kuki
towards Ueno
Utsunomiya Line
Rapid Rabbit
Kuki
towards Utsunomiya
Kurihashi
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya Line
Local
Nogi
towards Kuroiso
Kuki
towards Zushi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Rapid
Kuki
towards Utsunomiya
Kurihashi
towards Zushi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Local
Nogi
towards Utsunomiya
Location
Koga Station is located in Ibaraki Prefecture
Koga Station
Koga Station
Location within Ibaraki Prefecture
Koga Station is located in Japan
Koga Station
Koga Station
Koga Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Koga Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), and is located 64.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo. Is the only station that the line has in Ibaraki Prefecture.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two elevated island platforms, with the station building underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1,2  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, Kuroiso
3,4  Utsunomiya 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 Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)

HistoryEdit

Koga Station opened on 16 July 1885. The station was rebuilt with elevated tracks in 1984. On 1 April 1987 the station came under the control of JR East with the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR).

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 13,050 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Koga City Hall
  • Koga Post Office
  • Koga History Museum
  • JGSDF Camp Koga

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 Koga Station (Ibaraki) at Wikimedia Commons