Ōta Station (Gunma)

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Ōta Station
太田駅
OtaStationSouthGate.JPG
Elevated station building
Location
Prefecture Gunma
(See other stations in Gunma)
City Ōta
Neighborhood etc. 16-1 Higashi-honchō
Postal code 373-0026
(in Japanese) 太田市東本町16-1
History
Year opened 1909
Rail services
Station number(s) Ti-18
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Isesaki Line, Tobu Kiryu Line, Tobu Koizumi Line

Ōta Station (太田駅 Ōta-eki?) is a railway station in Ōta, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Ōta Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, Tobu Kiryu Line, and Tobu Koizumi Line, and is 94.7 km from the Tokyo terminus of the Isesaki Line at Asakusa.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Platforms

The station consists of three island platforms serving six tracks. Platforms 7 and 8 are situated at the western end of platforms 1 and 2, and platforms 9 and 10 are situated at the western end of platforms 3 and 4 respectively.

Platforms[edit]

Terminating services only 7 Isesaki Line 1 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, and Isesaki 8 Isesaki Line 2 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, Isesaki 9 Isesaki Line
Kiryū Line
3 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, and Asakusa
for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Ltd. Express Ryōmō)
Kizaki, Sakaimachi, Isesaki 10 Isesaki Line
Kiryū Line
4 for Tatebayashi, Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-senju, Asakusa
for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Ltd. Express Ryōmō)
      Koizumi Line 5 for Higashi-Koizumi
      Kiryū Line 6 for Shin-kiryū and Akagi (Local)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Isesaki Line (TI-18)
Ashikagashi (TI-15)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Yabuzuka (Kiryu Line)
Kizaki (TI-20) (Isesaki Line)
Niragawa (TI-17)   Section Express   Terminus
Niragawa (TI-17)   Section Semi-Express   Terminus
Niragawa (TI-17)   Local   Hosoya (TI-19)
Tobu Kiryu Line
Terminus   Local   Sammaibashi
Tobu Koizumi Line
Terminus   Local   Ryūmai

History[edit]

The station opened as a station on the Isesaki Line on 17 February 1909.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Ōta Station becoming "TI-18".[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 198–199. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°17′39″N 139°22′44″E / 36.2941°N 139.3790°E / 36.2941; 139.3790