Hasuda Station

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Hasuda Station
蓮田駅
HasudaEki2005-6.jpg
East side of the station, June 2005
Location Honchō, Hasuda, Saitama
(埼玉県蓮田市本町)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line)
Platforms 1 side, 1 island
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1885
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 20,834 daily

Hasuda Station (蓮田駅 Hasuda-eki?) is a railway station on the Tohoku Main Line in Hasuda, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hasuda Station is served by the Tohoku Main Line(Utsunomiya Line) and the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and lies 39.2 kilometers from the starting point of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

This station consists of an elevated station building with one ground-level side platform and one ground-level island platform serving a total of three tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya, Kuroiso
2  Utsunomiya Line for starting trains in both directions
3  Utsunomiya Line for Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Commuter Rapid: no stop
Ōmiya   Rapid   Kuki
Higashi-Ōmiya   -   Shiraoka

History[edit]

The west entrance of Hasuda Station in 1933

Hasuda Station opened on 16 July 1885.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 21,132 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 22,764[3]
2005 21,576[4]
2010 21,164[5]
2011 20,921[6]
2014 20,834[7]

Surrounding area[edit]

West side forecourt monument, April 2013

A monument was erected on the west side station forecourt, consisting of the driving wheels of former JNR Class D51 steam locomotive D51 484 and the wheels of a former 115 series electric multiple unit train.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 97. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [FY2012 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Fiscal 2000 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Fiscal 2005 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [FY2011 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "蓮田駅西口にD51 484・115系の車輪展示" [D51 484 and 115 series wheel monument erected at Hasuda Station west side]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°58′52″N 139°39′09″E / 35.9811°N 139.6526°E / 35.9811; 139.6526