Kuragano Station (倉賀野駅, Kuragano-eki) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in Takasaki, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Kuragano Station

倉賀野駅
Kuragano sta south.jpg
Station south entrance, April 2006
LocationKuragano-machi, Takasaki, Gunma
(群馬県高崎市倉賀野町)
Japan
Operated byJR East
Line(s)
History
Opened1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013)1,640 daily

LinesEdit

Kuragano Station is a station on the Takasaki Line, and is located 70.3 km from the starting point of the line at Ōmiya. It is also a station on the Hachikō Line, lying 92.0 km from the starting point of the unelectrified northern section of the line at Komagawa.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two island platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
 Hachikō Line for Takasaki
3  Takasaki 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 Odawara (via JT Tokaido Line)
 Hachikō Line for Yorii and Komagawa

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Limited Express Kusatsu / Akagi / Swallow Akagi: Does not stop at this station
Shinmachi   Commuter Rapid   Takasaki
Shinmachi   Rapid Urban   Takasaki
Shinmachi   Local   Takasaki
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Shinmachi   Special Rapid   Takasaki
Shinmachi   Rapid   Takasaki
Hachikō Line
Kita-Fujioka Local Takasaki

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 May 1894.[1] Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kuragano Station Information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 27 December 2010.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 36°18′02″N 139°02′57″E / 36.3005°N 139.0493°E / 36.3005; 139.0493