Higashi-Ōmiya Station

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Higashi-Ōmiya Station
東大宮駅
Higasiōmiya-station-west-exit.JPG
Higashi-Ōmiya Station west exit
Location 4-76-61 Higashiōmiya, Minuma-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken
(さいたま市見沼区東大宮4丁目76-61)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
Platforms 1 island platform
History
Opened 1964
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 32,035 (daily)

Higashi-Ōmiya Station (東大宮駅 Higashi-Ōmiya-eki?) is a railway station on the Tohoku Main Line in Minuma-ku, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Ōmiya Station is served by the Tohoku Main Line(Utsunomiya Line) and the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and lies 35.4 kilometers from the starting point of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

This station has an elevated station building, with a single ground-level island platform serving two tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya, Kuroiso
2  Utsunomiya Line for Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Toro Hasuda

History[edit]

The station opened on March 20, 1964. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 32,035 passengers daily.[1]

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 2 March 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°56′55″N 139°38′26″E / 35.9486°N 139.6405°E / 35.9486; 139.6405