Honjō-Waseda Station

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Honjō-Waseda Station
Honjowaseda sta north.jpg
Honjō-Waseda Station north side, November 2006
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Honjō
Neighborhood etc. Wasedanomori
Postal code 367-0030
(in Japanese) 埼玉県本庄市早稲田の杜
Year opened 2004
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Joetsu Shinkansen
Nagano Shinkansen
Statistics 2,152 passengers/day (FY2013)

Honjō-Waseda Station (本庄早稲田駅 Honjō-Waseda-eki?) is railway station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line in Honjō, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Honjō-Waseda Station is located on the Joetsu Shinkansen high-speed line between Tokyo and Niigata in Niigata Prefecture, and is also served by Nagano Shinkansen trains between Tokyo and Nagano in Nagano Prefecture.

Station layout[edit]

The elevated station has two side platforms serving two tracks for stopping trains, with two centre tracks for non-stop trains. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.


1 Joetsu Shinkansen for Echigo-Yuzawa, Nagaoka, and Niigata
Nagano Shinkansen for Karuizawa and Nagano
2 Joetsu Shinkansen for Omiya and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joetsu Shinkansen
Toki: no stop
Omiya   Tanigawa   Takasaki
Nagano Shinkansen
Omiya   Asama   Takasaki


Honjō-Waseda Station opened on 13 March 2004.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 2,152 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2004 1,671[3]
2005 1,924[4]
2010 2,010[5]
2013 2,152[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 上越新幹線の概要 [Outline of Joetsu Shinkansen] (in Japanese). Japan: Niigata Prefectural Government. 1 January 2005. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2004年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2004)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2005. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°13′08″N 139°10′47″E / 36.218873°N 139.179703°E / 36.218873; 139.179703