Honjō Station (Saitama)

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Honjō Station
本庄駅
Honjo sta north.jpg
The north entrance of Honjō Station
Location 3-6-19 Ginza, Honjō-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県本庄市銀座三丁目6-19)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Tracks 3
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1408
History
Opened 21 October 1883
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 10,051 (daily)
Location
Honjō Station is located in Japan
Honjō Station
Honjō Station
Location within Japan

Honjō Station (本庄駅 Honjō-eki?) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in the city of Honjō, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Urawa, and Ueno
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tokaido Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Hiratsuka
2, 3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line/Ueno-Tokyo Line
Limited Express Kusatsu: Does not stop at this station
Fukaya Limited Express Akagi / Swallow Akagi Shimmachi
Okabe   Urban Rapid   Jimbohara
Okabe   Local   Jimbohara
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Okabe   Special Rapid   Jimbohara
Okabe   Rapid   Jimbohara

History[edit]

Honjō Station was opened on 21 October 1883. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 10,051 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Honjō City Hall
  • Honjō Post Office

See also[edit]

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 5 October 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°14′11″N 139°11′18″E / 36.2364°N 139.1884°E / 36.2364; 139.1884