Koganei Station ( is a railway station on the 小金井駅 Koganei-eki) Utsunomiya Line in Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).
Koganei Station is served by the
Utsunomiya Line ( Tohoku Main Line), and is 88.1 km from the starting point of the line at Tokyo. Through services to and from the Tokaido Line and Yokosuka Line are also provided via the Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line.
Station layout [ edit ]
This station has an elevated station building, located above two
island platforms serving four tracks. The station has a staffed ticket office. Midori no Madoguchi
Platforms [ edit ]
Adjacent stations [ edit ]
History [ edit ]
Koganei Station opened on 25 March 1893.
During  World War II, Koganei Station was strafed by American fighter aircraft on 28 July 1945, killing some 30 civilians on a Tohoku Main Line train stopped at the station. A monument describing the event exists at the west exit of the station. With the privatization of  JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. 
Passenger statistics [ edit ]
In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 3,879 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. 
Surrounding area [ edit ]
Former Kokubunji town hall
Shimotsuke Koganei Post Office
References [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 36°22′27″N 139°50′32″E / 36.3743°N 139.8421°E