Annaka-Haruna Station

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Annaka-Haruna Station
安中榛名駅
Annakaharuna-ekisha.JPG
Station entrance, March 2006
Location 2552-5 Higashi-kamiasama, Annaka, Gunma
(群馬県安中市東上秋間2552-5)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Hokuriku Shinkansen
History
Opened 1997
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 267 daily

Annaka-Haruna Station (安中榛名駅 Annaka-Haruna-eki?) is a railway station on the high-speed Hokuriku Shinkansen line in Annaka, Gunma, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Annaka-Haruna Station is served by the Hokuriku Shinkansen high-speed line between Tokyo and Kanazawa via Nagano, but only a small number of Asama services (approximately one train every two hours during the daytime).[2] One evening Hakutaka service also stops at this station. It is not served by any other lines.

Station layout[edit]

The elevated station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Nagano, Toyama, and Kanazawa
2  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Takasaki, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Hokuriku Shinkansen
Kagayaki: Does not stop at this station
Takasaki   Hakutaka   Karuizawa
Takasaki   Asama   Karuizawa
  • Note that only one Hakutaka service stops at this station, and many Asama services pass non-stop.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 October 1997.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 267 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 169[4]
2005 234[5]
2010 252[6]
2013 267[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station in 2007, showing the rural surroundings
  • Annaka Asama Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(安中榛名駅) [Station Information (Annaka-Haruna Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  2. ^ JR Timetable, March 2012 issue, p.76-83
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°21′45″N 138°50′59″E / 36.362403°N 138.849598°E / 36.362403; 138.849598