Kita-Takasaki Station

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Kita-Takasaki Station
北高崎駅
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Kita-Takasaki Station in May 2012
Location Ōhashi-machi, Takasaki, Gunma
(群馬県高崎市大橋町)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Shinetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1885
Previous names Iizuka (until 1919)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 1,550 daily

Kita-Takasaki Station (北高崎駅, Kita-Takasaki-eki) is a railway station on the Shinetsu Main Line in Takasaki, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kita-Takasaki Station is a station on the Shinetsu Main Line, and is located 2.4 km from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Shinetsu Main Line for Yokokawa
2  Shinetsu Main Line for Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinetsu Main Line
Takasaki - Gumma-Yawata

History[edit]

The station opened on 15 October 1885 as Iizuka Station (飯塚駅, Iizuka-eki). It was renamed Kita-Takasaki Station on 1 August 1919. With the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in March 2001.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 36°20′19″N 139°00′03″E / 36.3385°N 139.0009°E / 36.3385; 139.0009