Kuki Station (Saitama)

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Kuki Station
久喜駅
Kuki sta east.jpg
Kuki Station east exit, February 2007
Location Kuki-chuo 2-chome, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県久喜市久喜中央二丁目)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Location
Kuki Station is located in Japan
Kuki Station
Kuki Station
Location within Japan

Kuki Station (久喜駅 Kuki-eki?) is a railway station in Kuki, Saitama, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Kuki Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, and is 47.7 km from the starting point of the Isesaki Line at Asakusa. It is also a station on the JR East Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line) and is 48.9 km from the starting pint of that line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

JR Station[edit]

Kuki Station
久喜駅
JR Station
JREast-Tohoku-main-line-Kuki-station-platform.jpg
Kuki Station platforms July 2008
Location 2-1-1 Kuki-chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県久喜市久喜中央二丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
History
Opened 1885
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 35,863 daily

The JR East portion of the station has one ground-level island platform and one ground-level side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a “Midori no Madoguchi” staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
2  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
(Passing track)
3  Shōnan-Shinjuku Line
(Through service for Yokosuka Line)
for Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi
 Utsunomiya Line for Ōmiya, Akabane, and Ueno

Tobu Station[edit]

Kuki Station
久喜駅
Tobu Station
Kuki Station2.JPG
Tobu Kuki Station platform, August 2008
Location 2-1-1 Kuki-chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県久喜市久喜中央二丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Isesaki Line (TI) symbol.svg Tobu Isesaki Line
Platforms 2 island
Other information
Station code TN-02
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 50,635

The Tobu Station consists of two island platform serving four tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
2  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Akagi
 Tobu Isesaki Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
(Sectional Semi-Express during daytime only)
3/4  Tobu Isesaki Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Ltd. Exp. Nikko / Spacia: Does not stop at this station
Hasuda   Rapid Rabbit   Koga
Ōmiya   Commuter Rapid   Koga
Hasuda   Ltd. Exp. Ohayō Tochigi / Home Town Tochigi   Koga
Shin-Shiraoka   Local   Higashi-Washinomiya
Tobu Isesaki Line (TI-02)
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)   Ltd. Express Ryōmō   Kazo (TI-05)
Wado (TI-01)   Express   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Section Express   Washinomiya (TI-03)
Wado (TI-01)   Semi Express   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Section Semi-Express   Washinomiya (TI-03)
Wado (TI-01)   Section Semi-Express (Services from Asakusa)   Terminus
Wado (TI-01)   Local   Washinomiya (TI-03)

History[edit]

The JR East Tohoku Line (Utsunomiya Line) station opened on 16 July 1885. The Tobu station opened on 27 August 1899.[1] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kuki Station becoming "TI-02".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the Tobu station was used by an average of 50,635 passengers daily.[3] The JR portion of the station was used by 35,862 passengers. [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗車員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  4. ^ JR東日本 各駅の乗車人員(2014年度 [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: JR East. 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 

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Coordinates: 36°3′56.51″N 139°40′38.24″E / 36.0656972°N 139.6772889°E / 36.0656972; 139.6772889