Maebashi Station (前橋駅 Maebashi-eki) is a railway station on the Ryōmō Line in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is one of two main railway stations of Maebashi; the other is Chūō Maebashi Station of the private railway operator Jōmō Electric Railway.
Maebashi Station, South exit, January 2007
|Location||2 Omotechō, Maebashi, Gunma|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Passengers (FY2013)||10,087 daily|
Maebashi Station is served by the Ryōmō Line, and is located 81.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Oyama Station. Some Shōnan Shinjuku Line and the Ueno-Tokyo Line services also originate at this station.
|1||■ Ryōmō Line||for Isesaki, Kiryū, and Oyama|
|2,3||■ Ryōmō Line||for Takasaki|
■ Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line, Tokaido Line) for Ōmiya, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami
■ Shōnan-Shinjuku Line ( Tokaido Line) for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
- Platform 1 mainly serves Oyama-bound trains, while Platforms 2,3 mainly serve Takasaki-bound trains.
|Terminus||Takasaki Line Commuter Rapid||Shin-Maebashi|
|Terminus||Takasaki Line Rapid Urban||Shin-Maebashi|
|Terminus||Shonan-Shinjuku Line Rapid||Shin-Maebashi|
|Terminus||Takasaki Line Local||Shin-Maebashi|
|Maebashi-Ōshima||Ryōmō Line Local||Shin-Maebashi|
Maebashi Station was opened by Ryōmō Railway on November 20, 1889. From August 20, 1884, Nippon Railway operated another Maebashi Station on the other side of the Tone River, but this station was closed on December 26, 1889 when a bridge across the river was completed and Nippon Railway trains began sharing the Ryōmō Railway station. Ryōmō Railway was merged into Nippon Railway on January 1, 1897 and Nippon Railway was nationalized on November 1, 1906.
- Maebashi Omote-machi Post Office