Koga Station (Ibaraki)

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Koga Station
古河駅
Koga Station (Ibaraki) 04.JPG
Koga Station, May 2008
Location 1-1-15 Honcho, Koga, Ibaraki
(茨城県古河市本町一丁目1-15)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
History
Opened 1885
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 13,511 daily[1]

Koga Station (古河駅?, Koga-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Koga, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Koga Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), and is located 64.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two elevated island platforms, with the station building underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1,2  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
3,4  Utsunomiya Line for Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Kuki Rapid Oyama
Kurihashi - Nogi

History[edit]

Koga Station opened on 16 July 1885. The station was rebuilt with elevated tracks in 1984. On 1 April 1987 the station came under the control of JR East with the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR).

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Koga City Hall
  • Koga Post Office
  • Koga History Museum
  • JGSDF Camp Koga

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°11′40″N 139°42′36″E / 36.1944°N 139.7099°E / 36.1944; 139.7099