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Higashi-Washinomiya Station west exit, April 2008
|Location||326 Nishiowa, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line)|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Passengers (FY2014)||10,280 daily|
Higashi-Washinomiya Station (東鷲宮駅 Higashi-Washinomiya-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line) in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).
This station has two opposed side platforms, however, with an unusual layout in that the platforms are not on the same level. Utsunomiya-bound trains stop at a ground level side-platform serving one track. Omiya-bound trains stop at an elevated side-platform serving one track. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket office.
|1||■ Utsunomiya Line||for Utsunomiya, Kuroiso|
|2||■ Utsunomiya Line||for Ōmiya, and Tokyo|
|Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
|Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
Higashi-Washinomiya Station opened on 15 April 1981 as a freight station, and opened for passenger service from 23 June 1982. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
- Higashi-Washinomiya Hyaku-Kannon Onsen
- 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.
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