Kawamata Station

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Kawamata Station
川俣駅
Kawamata Station.JPG
Station building, May 2010
Location
Prefecture Gunma
(See other stations in Gunma)
District Ōra
Town Meiwa
Neighborhood etc. 328-3 Nakaya
Postal code 370-0713
(in Japanese) 邑楽郡明和町中谷328-3
History
Year opened 1903
Rail services
Station number(s) TI-08
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Isesaki Line

Kawamata Station (川俣駅 Kawamata-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Isesaki Line in Meiwa, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Kawamata Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, and is located 70.5 km from the line's Tokyo terminus at Asakusa.[1]

Station layout[edit]

This station has two platforms. Platform 1 is for stops in the direction of Tatebayashi and platform 2 is for stops in the direction of Asakusa. After passing though the wicket, a passenger will step onto platform one. Platform two can be reached by going up a set of stairs, though a short hallway and down another set of stairs. There is a toilet on the Tatebayashi platform.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ashikagashi, and Ōta
2 Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Isesaki Line
Hanyū   Section Express   Morinji-mae
Hanyū   Section Semi-Express   Morinji-mae
Hanyū   Local   Morinji-mae

History[edit]

Kawamata Station first opened on 23 April 1903 at a location on the bank of the Tone River. The station opened at its current location on 27 August 1907.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kawamata Station becoming "TI-08".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

Year Average daily usage
2000 2,427
2001 2,544
2002 2,557
2003 2,604
2004 2,579
2005 2,558
2006 2,458
2007 2,570
2008 2,575
2009 2,502
2010 2,500

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Meiwa town office
  • Meiwa town library
  • Meiwa town gym
  • Kawamata Post Office
  • Umebara JA

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. p. 198. 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. 

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Coordinates: 36°12′31″N 139°31′35″E / 36.2085°N 139.5263°E / 36.2085; 139.5263