Kurihashi Station

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Kurihashi Station

栗橋駅
Kurihashi-Station-Westward exit.JPG
The west side of Kurihashi Station in December 2007
Location Kuki, Saitama
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened 1885
Location
Kurihashi Station is located in Japan
Kurihashi Station
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Kurihashi Station
Location within Japan

Kurihashi Station (栗橋駅?, Kurihashi-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]

Kurihashi Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, and is 13.9 km from the starting point of the Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen.[1] It is also a station on the JR East Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line) and is 57.3 km from the starting point of that line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

JR East station[edit]

Kurihashi Station
栗橋駅
JR East station
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Kurihashi Station platforms March 2006
Location 1-1-1 Kurihashi, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
Distance 57.3 km from Tokyo
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
History
Opened 16 July 1885
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 11,843 daily

The JR East station consists of one island platform and one side platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

1  Utsunomiya Line for Tokyo
3  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
Track layout
Minami-Kurihashi Higashi-Washinomiya


JR1 2 3 Tobu1 2


Koga Shin-Koga


Tobu Railway station[edit]

Kurihashi Station
栗橋駅
Tobu Railway station
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The Tobu platform
Location 1202-2 Izaka, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line
Distance 13.9 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Platforms 1 island
Other information
Station code TN-04
History
Opened 1 April 1929
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 10,944

The Tobu Railway station consists of one island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building located above the platform.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan
2  Tobu Nikko Line for Shin-Tochigi, and Tōbu Nikkō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Main Line
Higashi-Washinomiya - Koga
Tobu Nikko Line
Limited Express Spacia: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Revaty: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Shimotsuke: Does not stop at this station
Minami-Kurihashi   Express   Itakura Tōyōdai-mae
Minami-Kurihashi   Section Express   Itakura Tōyōdai-mae
Minami-Kurihashi   Local   Shin-Koga

History[edit]

The JR East Tohoku Line (Utsunomiya Line) station opened on 16 July 1885. The Tobu station opened on 1 April 1929.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kurihashi Station becoming "TN-04".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the Tobu station was used by an average of 11,341 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kurihashi Post Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 223. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  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 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°8′12.4584″N 139°41′39.15″E / 36.136794000°N 139.6942083°E / 36.136794000; 139.6942083