Kagohara Station

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Kagohara Station
籠原駅
Kagohara sta north.jpg
North entrance of Kagohara Station
Location 713 Niibori, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県熊谷市新堀713 )
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms 2 island platforms
History
Opened 1909
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 14,716

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 Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Urawa, Akabane and Ueno
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (Tōkaidō Line through service) for Shinjuku, Yokohama and Odawara
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tōkaidō Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami and Ito
2 Takasaki Line (sidetrack) for Ōmiya, Urawa, Akabane and Ueno
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (Tōkaidō Line through service) for Shinjuku, Yokohama and Odawara
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tōkaidō Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami and Ito
3 Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
4 Takasaki Line (sidetrack) for Takasaki and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line/Ueno-Tokyo Line
Kumagaya   Urban Rapid   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