Kōnosu Station

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Kōnosu Station
鴻巣駅
Konosu Station East Entrance 20120821.jpg
The east entrance of Kōnosu Station in August 2012
Location 1 Honchō, Kōnosu-shi, Saitama-ken 365-0038
(埼玉県鴻巣市本町一丁目1-1 )
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance 46.9 km from Ueno
Platforms 3
Tracks 3
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=668
History
Opened 28 July 1883 (1883-07-28)
Traffic
Passengers 19,709 per day (FY2014)
Location
Kōnosu Station is located in Japan
Kōnosu Station
Kōnosu Station
Location within Japan

Kōnosu Station (鴻巣駅 Kōnosu-eki?) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in Kōnosu, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kōnosu Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tokaido Line. It is 20.0 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a side platform and an 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  Takasaki Line for Ōmiya and Ueno
 Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
 Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
2  Takasaki Line (not normally used)
3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line / Ueno-Tokyo Line
Okegawa   Urban Rapid   Kumagaya
Okegawa
Omiya
  Commuter Rapid   Kumagaya
Kitamoto   Local   Kita-Kōnosu
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kitamoto   Special Rapid   Kumagaya
Kitamoto Rapid Kita-Kōnosu

History[edit]

The station opened on 28 July 1883.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 19,709 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 19,290[3]
2005 19,055[4]
2010 19,908[5]
2014 19,709[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Elumi Konosu shopping mall (adjoining station)
  • Kōnosu City Hall
  • Kōnosu Post Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 447. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°03′33″N 139°30′35″E / 36.05918°N 139.50969°E / 36.05918; 139.50969