Gumma-Sōja Station

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Gumma-Sōja Station
群馬総社駅
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Gumma-Sōja Station, March 2006
Location Sōja-machi Ueno 588, Maebashi, Gunma
(群馬県前橋市総社町植野588)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
History
Opened 1921
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 1,534 daily

Gumma-Sōja Station (群馬総社駅?, Gumma-Sōja-eki) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Gumma-Sōja Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 12.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a single side platform and a single island platform connected to the station building by a footbridge; however, only one side of the island platform is in use. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōetsu Line for Takasaki, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
 Agatsuma Line for Takasaki, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
2  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa, Minakami
 Agatsuma Line for Shibukawa, Nakanojō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Shin-Maebashi - Yagihara

History[edit]

Gumma-Sōja Station opened on 1 July 1921. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shikishima kofun
  • Site of Kozuke kokubun-ji
  • Sōja Post Office

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°24′55″N 139°01′56″E / 36.4154°N 139.0321°E / 36.4154; 139.0321