Kita-Akabane Station

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Kita-Akabane Station
北赤羽駅
Kita-Akabane-Station Akabane-Exit.jpg
Akabane exit of Kita-Akabane Station, August 2009
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Kita
Neighborhood 2 Akabane-Kita
Postal code 115-0052
Address in Japanese 東京都北区赤羽北2丁目
History
Opened 1985
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Saikyō Line
Statistics 17,295 passengers/day (FY2011)
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Kita-Akabane Station (北赤羽駅 Kita-Akabane-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyō Line in Kita, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Kita-Akabane Station is served by the Saikyō Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 7.0 km north of Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour is "lilac".[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one elevated island platform serving two tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also run adjacent to this station, on the west side.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Saikyō Line for Akabane, Shinjuku, and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
2  Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ōmiya, and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saikyō Line
Commuter rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Akabane   Local   Ukima-Funado

History[edit]

Kita-Akabane Station opened on 30 September 1985.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 17,295 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 15,636[4]
2005 16,819[5]
2010 17,494[6]
2011 17,295[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅情報(北赤羽駅) [Station Information: Kita-Akabane Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 18-51. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°47′12.1092″N 139°42′22.29″E / 35.786697000°N 139.7061917°E / 35.786697000; 139.7061917