Kuki Station (Saitama)

Kuki Station (久喜駅, Kuki-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Kuki, Saitama, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tōbu Railway.

Kuki Station

久喜駅
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Kuki Station east entrance in February 2007
LocationKuki-chuo 2-chome, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Coordinates36°3′56.51″N 139°40′38.24″E / 36.0656972°N 139.6772889°E / 36.0656972; 139.6772889Coordinates: 36°3′56.51″N 139°40′38.24″E / 36.0656972°N 139.6772889°E / 36.0656972; 139.6772889
Operated by
Line(s)
Location
Kuki Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
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Kuki Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Kuki Station is located in Japan
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Kuki Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Kuki Station is served by the Tōbu Isesaki Line, and is 47.7 km from the starting point of the Isesaki Line at Asakusa. It is also a station on the JR East Tōhoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line) and is 48.9 km from the starting point of that line at Tokyo Station.

Station layoutEdit

JR EastEdit

Kuki Station

久喜駅
JR East station
 
Kuki Station platforms in July 2008
Location2-1-1 Kuki-chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by  JR East
Line(s)JU Utsunomiya Line
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
History
Opened16 July 1885
Passengers
FY201935,347 daily

The JR East portion of the station has one ground-level island platform and one ground-level side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a “Midori no Madoguchi” staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1, 2  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, Kuroiso
3  Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Itō (via JT Tōkaidō Line and JT Itō Line)
 Shōnan–Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)

TobuEdit

Kuki Station

久喜駅
Tōbu station
 
Tōbu Kuki Station platform in August 2008
Location2-1-1 Kuki-chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by  Tōbu Railway
Line(s)TI Tōbu Isesaki Line
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
Station codeTN-02
Passengers
FY201951,656

The Tōbu Station consists of two island platform serving four tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōbu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
2  Tōbu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
 Tōbu Isesaki Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
(Sectional Semi-Express during daytime only)
3/4  Tōbu Isesaki Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Limited Express Nikko / Spacia: Does not stop at this station
Ōmiya
OMYJU07
  Commuter Rapid   Koga
Hasuda   Rapid Rabbit   Koga
Shin-Shiraoka   Local & Rapid Acty   Higashi-Washinomiya
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
Hasuda   Rapid   Koga
Shin-Shiraoka   Local   Higashi-Washinomiya
Tōbu Isesaki Line (TI-02)
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Kazo (TI-05)
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)   Limited Express Revaty Ryōmō   Kazo (TI-05)
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)   TH Liner   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Express   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Section Express   Washinomiya (TI-03)
Wado (TI-01)   Semi Express   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Section Semi-Express   Washinomiya (TI-03)
Wado (TI-01)   Section Semi-Express (Services from Asakusa)   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Local   Washinomiya (TI-03)

HistoryEdit

The JR East Tōhoku Line (Utsunomiya Line) station opened on 16 July 1885. The Tōbu station opened on 27 August 1899.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Kuki Station becoming "TI-02".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the Tōbu station was used by an average of 51,656 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3].The JR portion of the station was used by an average of 35,347passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (PDF). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  4. ^ 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 Kuki Station (Saitama) at Wikimedia Commons