Higashi-Hannō Station

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Higashi-Hannō Station

Higashi-hanno sta west.jpg
Higashi-Hannō Station west entrance, May 2006
Location1-5 Azuma-chō, Hannō, Saitama
Operated by
Platforms1 side, 1 island platform
Other information
Station codeSI27
Passengers (FY2013)5,583 (JR East, boarding only), 5,478 (Seibu) daily

Higashi-Hannō Station (東飯能駅, Higashi-Hannō-eki) is a railway station in Hannō, Saitama, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Higashi-Hannō Station is served by the JR East Hachikō Line from Hachiōji with many services running to and from Kawagoe on the Kawagoe Line. It is 25.6 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Hachiōji. It is also served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo and is 44.5 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Ikebukuro.

Station layout[edit]

JR Higashi-Hanno Station[edit]

The JR East station consists of one ground-level island platform serving three tracks, one of which is used exclusively for freight operations. The platform is connected by a footbridge to the neighboring station building.

Seibu Higashi-Hanno Station[edit]

View of the Seibu platform, August 2009

The Seibu station consists of one ground-level side platform, serving a single bidirectional track, connected to the JR platform and the station building by a footbridge.


1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō, Tokorozawa, and Ikebukuro
 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Agano and Seibu Chichibu
2  Hachikō Line for Komagawa and Kawagoe
3  Hachikō Line for Haijima, Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hachikō Line
Kaneko   Local   Komagawa
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu limited express: Does not stop at this station
Hannō   Rapid express   Koma
Hannō   Local   Koma


The station opened on December 10, 1931 as a joint station of Japanese Government Railways and the Musashino Railway (present-day Seibu).[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Higashi-Hannō Station becoming "SI27".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was the 79th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 5,455 passengers daily. [3] In fiscal 2013, an average of 5,583 passengers used the JR East station to board a train per day.[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. Note that the figures for JR East consider only boarding passengers whereas those for Seibu consider both boarding and disembarking passengers.

Fiscal year Daily average
JR East Seibu
2009 5,733[4] 5,305[5]
2010 5,599[4] 5,351[5]
2011 5,422[4] 5,213[6]
2012 5,505[4] 5,338[7]
2013 5,583[4] 5,478[7]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (PDF). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  3. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e f 各駅の乗車人員 [Boarding figures of each station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  5. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  7. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°51′10″N 139°19′33″E / 35.852664°N 139.325939°E / 35.852664; 139.325939