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Kuki Station (Saitama)

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

Kuki Station

久喜駅
Kuki sta east.jpg
Kuki Station east entrance in February 2007
LocationKuki-chuo 2-chome, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Location
Kuki Station is located in Japan
Kuki Station
Kuki Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Kuki Station is served by the Tobu 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 Tohoku 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
Opened1885
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)35,863 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 Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan–Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)

TobuEdit

Kuki Station

久喜駅
Tobu station
 
Tobu Kuki Station platform in August 2008
Location2-1-1 Kuki-chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by  Tobu Railway
Line(s)TI Tobu Isesaki Line
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
Station codeTN-02
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)50,635

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

PlatformsEdit

1  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
2  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
 Tobu Isesaki Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
(Sectional Semi-Express during daytime only)
3/4  Tobu 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
Tobu 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)
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 Tohoku Line (Utsunomiya Line) station opened on 16 July 1885. The Tobu station opened on 27 August 1899.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kuki Station becoming "TI-02".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2014, the Tobu station was used by an average of 50,635 passengers daily.[3] The JR portion of the station was used by 35,862 passengers. [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. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗車員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. ^ JR東日本 各駅の乗車人員(2014年度 [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: JR East. 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.

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