Kagohara Station

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Kagohara Station

籠原駅
KagoharaStation-SouthExit-2020-02-07.jpg
South entrance of Kagohara Station, 2020
Location713 Niibori, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県熊谷市新堀713)
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms2 island platforms
History
Opened1909
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)14,716
North exit, 2020
Station platforms, tracks, and trains, 2020

Kagohara Station (籠原駅, Kagohara-eki) is a railway station of Takasaki Line, East Japan Railway Company in Niibori, in the city of Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Kagohara 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 41.0 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Layout[edit]

The station has two island platform serving four tracks, 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 (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Odawara (via JT Tokaido Line)
3,4  Takasaki Line for Honjō, Takasaki, and Maebashi
  • Platforms 2 and 4 serve as side tracks for terminating trains.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Kumagaya   Commuter Rapid   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Rapid Urban   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Local   Fukaya
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kumagaya   Special Rapid   Fukaya
Kumagaya   Rapid   Fukaya

Statistics[edit]

The daily average usage for 2014 was 41,168 people[1]

History[edit]

Kagohara Station opened on 16 December 1909. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • JASDF Kumagaya Airbase
  • Kumagaya Industrial Park
  • Kumagaya-Nishi High School

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°10′27″N 139°19′49″E / 36.1743°N 139.3304°E / 36.1743; 139.3304