Kawaguchi Station

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Kawaguchi Station
川口駅
JRE Kawaguchi Station east exit.jpg
East entrance of Kawaguchi Station, August 2008
Location 3 Sakae-chō, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県川口市栄町3丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1910
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 80,410 daily

Kawaguchi Station (川口駅?, Kawaguchi-eki) is a railway station on the Keihin-Tōhoku Line in Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kawaguchi Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line, from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Isogo in Kanagawa Prefecture. It is located 14.5 kilometers from Ōmiya and 15.8 kilometers from Tokyo.

Kawaguchi Station Track Layout
 ŌmiyaUtsunomiyaTakasaki
2 1
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Utsunomiya Line
Keihin-Tohoku Line
former connecting line
(now used for maintenance)
Station building
Arakawa River
Saitama
Tokyo

 UenoTokyoShinjuku

Station layout[edit]

The station has one island platform, serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. It has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office and also a View Plaza travel agency.

Platforms[edit]

1  Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Isogo
2  Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Urawa, Yono, and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Akabane   Rapid   Nishi-Kawaguchi
Akabane   Local   Nishi-Kawaguchi

History[edit]

Kawaguchi Station in the early 20th century

The station opened on 10 September 1910.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 80,410 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 55th-busiest station operated by JR East.[2] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 78,675[3]
2005 76,610[4]
2010 78,759[5]
2011 78,175[6]
2012 79,150[7]
2013 80,410[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

East side[edit]

West side[edit]

  • Kawaguchi Nishi Park
  • Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 97. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Kawaguchi High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Kawaguchi Municipal Kawaguchi Sogo High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  10. ^ Ario Kawaguchi official website (Japanese)
  11. ^ Atlia official website (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°48′07″N 139°43′03″E / 35.80194°N 139.71750°E / 35.80194; 139.71750