Naka-Urawa Station

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Naka-Urawa Station
中浦和駅
Nakaurawa-east.jpg
East entrance, June 2006
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Saitama
Ward Minami
Neighborhood etc. 1 Shikatebukuro
Postal code 336-0031
(in Japanese) 埼玉県さいたま市南区鹿手袋1丁目
History
Year opened 1985
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Saikyō Line
Statistics 12,111 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Naka-Urawa Station (中浦和駅 Naka-Urawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyō Line in Minami-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Naka-Urawa Station is served by 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 17.3 km from Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour is "canary yellow".[2]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms, June 2004

The station consists of one elevated island platform serving two tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also run adjacent to this station, on the west side.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1 Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Akabane, Shinjuku and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
2 Saikyō Line for Ōmiya and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saikyō Line
Commuter rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Musashi-Urawa   Local   Minami-Yono

History[edit]

The station opened on 30 September 1985.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 12,111 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 10,778[4]
2005 11,399[5]
2010 12,214[6]
2011 12,111[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Saitama Prefectural Government Office
  • Saitama City Office
  • Saitama Urawa Ward Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "各駅情報(中浦和駅)" [Station Information: Naka-Urawa Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d 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°51′13.71″N 139°38′14.79″E / 35.8538083°N 139.6374417°E / 35.8538083; 139.6374417