Akagi Station (Gunma)

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Akagi Station

赤城駅
AkagiStation-outside-nov19-2017.jpg
Akagi Station, November 2017
Location2445-3 Ōmama, Ōmama-chō, Midori, Gunma
(みどり市大間々町大間々2445-3)
Japan
Operated byTobu Railway, Jomo Electric Railway
Line(s)Tobu Kiryu Line, Jōmō Line
Other information
Station codeTI-57 (Tobu)
History
Opened1928
Previous namesShin-Ōmama (until 1958)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013)1,266 (Tobu), 677 (Jōmō) daily

Akagi Station (赤城駅, Akagi-eki) is a railway station in Kiryū, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operators Tobu Railway and the Jomo Electric Railway.

Platforms, 2017

Lines[edit]

Akagi Station is a terminal station of the Tobu Kiryu Line, and is located 20.3 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Ōta. It is also a station for the Jōmō Line and is 19.6 kilometers from the terminus at Chūō-Maebashi.

Station layout[edit]

Akagi Station has one island platform for the Jōmō Line and one bay platform serving two tracks for the Tobu Kiryu Line, with both sets of platforms elevated with the station building underneath. Both companies share the same set of ticket barriers.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōmō Line for Nishi-Kiryū
2  Jōmō Line for Chūō-Maebashi and Okaya
3/4  Tobu Kiryu Line for Ōta, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōmō Line
Higashi-Nikkawa - Kiryū-Kyūjō-Mae
Tobu Kiryu Line
Aioi   Ryomo   Terminus
Aioi   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

The station opened on 10 November 1928 as Shin-Ōmama Station (新大間々駅) on the Jōmō Line. The Tobu Railway station opened on 18 March 1932. It was renamed Akagi Station on 1 November 1958.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Akagi Station becoming "TI-57".[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Former Ōmama town hall
  • Ōmama Post Office
  • Ōmama-Minami Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 199. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" 「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. Archived from the original (pdf) on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°25′32″N 139°16′37″E / 36.4255°N 139.2769°E / 36.4255; 139.2769