Kawamata Station

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Kawamata Station
Kawamata Station.JPG
Station building, May 2010
Prefecture Gunma
(See other stations in Gunma)
District Ōra
Town Meiwa
Neighborhood 328-3 Nakaya
Postal code 370-0713
Address in Japanese 邑楽郡明和町中谷328-3
Opened 1903
Rail services
Station number(s) TI-08
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Isesaki Line
Statistics 2,648 passengers/day (FY2014)

Kawamata Station (川俣駅 Kawamata-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Isesaki Line in Meiwa, Gunma, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.


Kawamata Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, and is located 70.5 km from the line's Tokyo terminus at Asakusa.[1]

Station layout[edit]

This station has two opposed side platforms. Platform 1 is for stops in the direction of Tatebayashi and platform 2 is for stops in the direction of Asakusa. After passing though the wicket, a passenger will step onto platform one. Platform two can be reached by going up a set of stairs, through a short hallway and down another set of stairs. There is a toilet on the Tatebayashi platform.


1  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ashikagashi, and Ōta
2  Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Isesaki Line
Hanyū   Section Express   Morinjimae
Hanyū   Section Semi-Express   Morinji-mae
Hanyū   Local   Morinjimae


Kawamata Station first opened on 23 April 1903 at a location on the bank of the Tone River. The station opened at its current location on 27 August 1907.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kawamata Station becoming "TI-08".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 2,648 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Meiwa town office
  • Meiwa town library
  • Meiwa town gymnasium
  • Kawamata Post Office
  • Umebara JA


  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 198. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (PDF). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗車員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 

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Coordinates: 36°12′31″N 139°31′35″E / 36.2085°N 139.5263°E / 36.2085; 139.5263