Fukaya Station

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Fukaya Station

深谷駅
Fukaya Station.jpg
North entrance to Fukaya Station, August 2012
LocationKashiwaza 3-1-8 Nishijima-cho, Fukaya-shi, Saitama-ken
埼玉県深谷市西島町三丁目1-8
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms1 side platform, 2 island platform
History
Opened1883
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)9832 daily

Fukaya Station (深谷駅, Fukaya-eki) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in Fukaya, Saitama, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Fukaya Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tokaido Line. It is 45.8 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via JT Tokaido Line)
2,3  Takasaki Line for Honjō, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Kagohara   Commuter Rapid   Okabe
Kagohara   Rapid Urban   Okabe
Kagohara   Local   Okabe
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kagohara   Special Rapid   Okabe
Kagohara   Rapid   Okabe

Statistics[edit]

The daily average usage for 2014 was 9,832 people[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 21 October 1883. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987. A new station building modeled after Tokyo Station was completed in August 1996, with its brick built by Japan Brick Company. Bricks used in the Marunouchi side of the Tokyo Station building are produced by this company.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°11′29″N 139°16′53″E / 36.1913°N 139.2813°E / 36.1913; 139.2813