Kurihashi Station

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Kurihashi Station

Kurihashi-Station-Westward exit.JPG
The west side of Kurihashi Station in December 2007
LocationKuki, Saitama
Operated by
Kurihashi Station is located in Japan
Kurihashi Station
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.


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

JR East station
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Kurihashi Station platforms March 2006
Location1-1-1 Kurihashi, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Utsunomiya Line
Distance57.3 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Opened16 July 1885
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 (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shōnan–Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)
2  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, Kuroiso
Track layout

Tobu Railway station[edit]

Kurihashi Station

Tobu Railway station
The Tobu platform
Location1202-2 Izaka, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line
Distance13.9 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Platforms1 island
Other information
Station codeTN-04
Opened1 April 1929
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.


1  Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi , Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
2  Tobu Nikko Line for Shin-Tochigi, and Tōbu Nikkō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Utsunomiya Line
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Rabbit: Does not stop at this station
Higashi-Washinomiya   Local & Rapid Acty   Koga
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Higashi-Washinomiya   Local   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


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]


  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