Ōta Station (Gunma)

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Ōta Station
太田駅
OtaStationSouthGate.JPG
Ōta Stationstation building
Location 16-1 Higashi-honchō, Ōta, Gunma
(太田市東本町16-1)
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)
Platforms 3 island platforms
Other information
Station code TI-18
History
Opened 1909
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 10,819

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. It is the terminus for the Koizumi Line and Kiryu Line. [1]

Station layout[edit]

Platforms

The station consists of three elevated island platforms serving six tracks, with the station building located underneath. 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, and 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]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 10,819 passengers daily.[3] >


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. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

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