Gumma-Yawata Station

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Gumma-Yawata Station
群馬八幡駅
Gumma-Yawata Station Office.JPG
Gumma-Yawata Station in 2008
Location Yawata-machi, Takasaki, Gunma
(群馬県高崎市八幡町)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Shinetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1924
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 1,033 daily

Gumma-Yawata Station (群馬八幡駅?, Gunma-Yawata-eki) is a railway station on the Shin'etsu Main Line in Takasaki, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Gumma-Yawata Station is a station on the Shinetsu Main Line, and is located 6.4 km from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

Gumma-Yawata Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Shinetsu Main Line for Takasaki
2  Shinetsu Main Line for Yokokawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinetsu Main Line
Kita-Takasaki - Annaka

History[edit]

Gumma-Yawata Station opened on 15 October 1924. With the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in March 2004.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Usui River
  • Gumma-Yawata Post Office
  • Yawata Industrial Estate
  • Daruma-ji Temple (達磨寺?)
  • Kannonzuka Kofun

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°20′15″N 138°57′27″E / 36.3376°N 138.9574°E / 36.3376; 138.9574