Nishi-Kawaguchi Station

Nishi-Kawaguchi Station (西川口駅, Nishi-Kawaguchi-eki) is a passenger railway station located] in the city of Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Nishi-Kawaguchi Station

西川口駅
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The east-side station building on February 2021
Location2-20-1 Namiki, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°48′57″N 139°42′16″E / 35.81583°N 139.70444°E / 35.81583; 139.70444Coordinates: 35°48′57″N 139°42′16″E / 35.81583°N 139.70444°E / 35.81583; 139.70444
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Keihin-Tohoku Line
Distance17.8 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 September 1954
Passengers
FY201959,062
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kawaguchi
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towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Warabi
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towards Ōmiya
Location
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Nishi-Kawaguchi Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line linking Saitama Prefecture with central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, and is located 17.8 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

LayoutEdit

The station has one island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. The station is staffed.

Nishi-Kawaguchi track layout

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Station building
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
former connecting track
 
 
 
 
 
 
(for maintenance only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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PlatformsEdit

1 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Urawa and Ōmiya

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 September 1954. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 59,062 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Kawaguchi City Industrial Culture Center
  • Kawaguchi City High School
  • Bunan Junior and Senior High School
  • Saitama Prefectural Kawaguchi Technical High School

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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 Nishi-Kawaguchi Station at Wikimedia Commons