Kitamoto Station

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Kitamoto Station
北本駅
Kitamoto sta east.jpg
East entrance of Kitamoto Station
Location Kitamoto 1-12, Kitamoto-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県北本市北本一丁目12番 )
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms 1 side platform, 2 island platform
History
Opened 1928
Previous names Kitamurajuku (to 1961)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 19311

Kitamoto Station (北本駅 Kitamoto-eki?) is a railway station of Takasaki Line, East Japan Railway Company in Kitamoto, in the city of Kitamoto, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Kitamoto 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 16.4 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Urawa, and Ueno
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tokaido Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Hiratsuka
2, 3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line/Ueno-Tokyo Line
Urban Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Okegawa   Local   Kōnosu
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Okegawa   Special Rapid   Kōnosu
Okegawa   Rapid   Kōnosu

Statistics[edit]

The daily average usage for 2014 was 19,311 people[1]

History[edit]

Kitamoto Station was opened on 1 August 1928 as Kitamotojuku Station (北本宿駅 Kitamotojuku eki?). It was renamed to its present name on 21 March 1961. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

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°01′55″N 139°32′01″E / 36.0319°N 139.5335°E / 36.0319; 139.5335