Takasakitonyamachi Station

Takasaki Tonyamachi Station (高崎問屋町駅, Takasaki ton'yamachi-eki) is a railway station in Takasaki, Gunma, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Takasaki Tonyamachi Station

高崎問屋町駅
Takasakitonyamachi Station west.jpg
West ("Tonya") entrance of Takasaki Tonyamachi Station
LocationKaizawa-machi, Takasaki, Gunma
(群馬県高崎市貝沢町)
Japan
Operated byJR East
Line(s)Jōetsu Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened2004

LinesEdit

Takasakitonyamachi Station is served by the Jōetsu Line, and is 2.8 km from the starting point of the line at Takasaki, with some services operating onto the Agatsuma Line to Ōmae and the Ryōmō Line to Oyama.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The station building is elevated and is above and to a right angle with the platforms. The west side of the station is named the "Tonya entrance", and the east side is named "Kaizawa entrance". The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa, Minakami, and Nagaoka
 Agatsuma Line for Nakanojō and Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi
 Ryōmō Line for Maebashi, Kiryū and Oyama
2  Jōetsu Line for Takasaki
Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line, JT Tokaido Line) for Ōmiya, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (JT Tokaido Line) for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Takasaki Local Ino
Agatsuma Line
Takasaki Local Ino
Ryomo Line
Takasaki   Takasaki Line Commuter Rapid   Ino
Takasaki   Takasaki Line Rapid Urban   Ino
Takasaki   Shonan-Shinjuku Line Rapid   Ino
Takasaki   Local   Ino

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 16 October 2004.[1] The name of the station is taken from the large tonyamachi (industrial estate for wholesale retailers) close by.

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Takasaki Wholesale Retailer Industrial Estate
  • Gumma Paz College
  • Gunma Prefectural Takasaki Girls' High School
  • Gunma Prefectural Takasaki Technical High School
  • Gunma Prefectural Takasaki Commercial High School

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Takasaki Tonyamachi Station Information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 December 2010.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 36°20′47″N 139°01′02″E / 36.3463°N 139.0171°E / 36.3463; 139.0171