Okegawa Station

Okegawa Station (桶川駅, Okegawa-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Okegawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Okegawa Station

桶川駅
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Okegawa Station in 2008
Location1-1-1 Minami, Okegawa-shi, Saitama-ken 363-0015
Japan
Coordinates35°59′54″N 139°33′51″E / 35.9982°N 139.5642°E / 35.9982; 139.5642Coordinates: 35°59′54″N 139°33′51″E / 35.9982°N 139.5642°E / 35.9982; 139.5642
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Distance11.8 km from Ōmiya
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 March 1885
Passengers
FY201926,296 daily
Location
Okegawa Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Okegawa Station
Okegawa Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Okegawa Station is located in Japan
Okegawa Station
Okegawa Station
Okegawa Station (Japan)
Platforms, 2020

LinesEdit

Okegawa Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tokaido Line. It is 11.8 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya, and 42.3 kilometers from Tokyo.

LayoutEdit

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  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)
2  Takasaki Line (not normally used)
3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Ageo   Commuter Rapid[Note 1]   Kōnosu
Ageo   Rapid Urban   Kōnosu
Kita-Ageo   Local   Kitamoto
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Ageo   Special Rapid   Kitamoto
Kita-Ageo   Rapid   Kitamoto
  1. ^ Later night (~10pm) Takasaki-bound services stop here.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 March 1885. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 26,296 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

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 Okegawa Station at Wikimedia Commons