Minami-Koshigaya Station

Minami-Koshigaya Station (南越谷駅, Minami-Koshigaya-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

JM22
Minami-Koshigaya Station

南越谷駅
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Minami-Koshigaya Station south entrance in September 2009
Location1 Minami-Koshigaya, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken 343-0845
Japan
Coordinates35°52′33.9528″N 139°47′25.76″E / 35.876098000°N 139.7904889°E / 35.876098000; 139.7904889Coordinates: 35°52′33.9528″N 139°47′25.76″E / 35.876098000°N 139.7904889°E / 35.876098000; 139.7904889
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JM Musashino Line
Distance43.5 km from Fuchūhommachi
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
Station code  JM22
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 April 1973
Passengers
FY201975,390 daily
Location
Minami-Koshigaya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Minami-Koshigaya Station
Minami-Koshigaya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
The entrance and ticket barriers in December 2016

LinesEdit

Minami-Koshigaya Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line from Fuchūhommachi to Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo, and lies 43.5 kilometers from Fuchūhommachi Station. It is also located adjacent to Shin-Koshigaya Station on the Tobu Skytree Line.

Station layoutEdit

The elevated station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks.[2] The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

PlatformsEdit

 
View of the platforms looking east (toward Nishi-Funabashi) from platform 2 in January 2012
1 JM Musashino Line for Minami-Urawa, Musashi-Urawa, Nishi-Kokubunji, and Fuchūhommachi
2 JM Musashino Line for Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Musashino Line JM22
Minami-Urawa JM25 Holiday Rapid Kamakura Terminus
Higashi-Kawaguchi JM23   Shimōsa   Koshigaya-Laketown JM21
Higashi-Kawaguchi JM23 Local Koshigaya-Laketown JM21

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1] The adjacent Shin-Koshigaya Station opened on 23 July 1974, providing an interchange with the Tōbu Isesaki Line (now Tōbu Skytree Line).[3]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 75,390 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 57,535[5]
2005 60,712[6]
2010 65,740[7]
2015 73,285[8]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(南越谷駅) [Station Information (Minami-Koshigaya Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
  2. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (January 2010). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京北東部・埼玉南東部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 North-east Tokyo and South-east Saitama]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 55. ISBN 978-4-06-270022-1.
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 198. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  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 11 August 2020.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Minami-Koshigaya Station at Wikimedia Commons