Musashi-Urawa Station

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Musashi-Urawa Station
武蔵浦和駅
Musashi-urawa-east.JPG
East exit of Musashi-Urawa Station
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Saitama
Ward Minami
Neighborhood etc. 7 Bessho
Postal code 336-0021
(in Japanese) さいたま市南区別所7丁目
History
Year opened 1985
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Musashino Line
Saikyō Line
Statistics 46,290 passengers/day (FY2011)

Musashi-Urawa Station (武蔵浦和駅 Musashi-Urawa-eki?) is a railway station in Minami-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Musashi-Urawa Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line and the Saikyō Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 16.1 km from Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour for the Saikyō Line platforms is "cherry blossom".[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two side platforms serving two tracks for the Musashino Line, and two island platforms serving four tracks for the Saikyō Line.[2]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

Musashino Line platforms, June 2008
Saikyō Line platforms, April 2011
1 Musashino Line for Shin-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihin-Makuhari
2 Musashino Line for Kita-Asaka, Higashi-Tokorozawa, Nishi-Kokubunji, and Fuchū-Hommachi
3/4 Saikyō Line for Akabane, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ōsaki, and Rinkai Line through service for Shin-Kiba
5/6 Saikyō Line for Ōmiya and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Musashino Line
Ōmiya   Shimōsa   Minami-Urawa
Nishi-Urawa Local Minami-Urawa
Saikyō Line
Akabane   Commuter Rapid   Ōmiya
Toda-Kōen   Rapid   Yonohommachi
Kita-Toda   Local   Naka-Urawa

History[edit]

The station opened on 30 September 1985.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 46,290 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 32,280[4]
2005 39,847[5]
2010 45,978[6]
2011 46,290[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Saitama Minami-ku Ward Office
  • Lotte Urawa Factory
  • Lotte Urawa Baseball Ground
  • Tokyo Yakult Swallows Toda Baseball Ground

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(武蔵浦和駅) [Station Information: Musashi-Urawa] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 16-52. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 139°38′53″E / 35.846°N 139.648°E / 35.846; 139.648