Musashi-Takahagi Station

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Musashi-Takahagi Station
武蔵高萩駅
Musashi-Takahagi Station south entrance 20120905.JPG
Station south ("Sakura") entrance, September 2012
Location 629 Takahagi, Hidaka, Saitama
(埼玉県日高市高萩 629)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Kawagoe Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1940
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 3,265 daily

Musashi-Takahagi Station (武蔵高萩駅?, Musashi-Takahagi-eki) is a railway station on the Kawagoe Line in Hidaka, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Musashi-Takahagi Station is served by the Kawagoe Line between Kawagoe and Komagawa, and is located 10.9 km from Kawagoe.[2] Services operate every 20 minutes during the daytime, with some services continuing to and from Hachiōji on the Hachikō Line.[3]

Station layout[edit]

North ("Asahi") entrance, August 2012
View of the platforms from the west end of the station, January 2009

The station has an elevated concourse connecting the north and south sides of the station. The tracks are at ground level, with a single island platform serving two tracks. Many trains cross here on the otherwise single-track line.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Kawagoe Line for Komagawa, Haijima, and Hachiōji
2  Kawagoe Line for Kawagoe

Facilities and accessibility[edit]

The station has escalator access to the platforms from the overhead concourse, and has universal access toilets.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kawagoe Line
Komagawa Local Kasahata

History[edit]

The station opened on 22 July 1940 in what was then the village of Takahagi.[4] On 1 June 1985, the village of Takahagi was merged to become part of the town of Hidaka.[4] This was upgraded to become a city on 1 October 1991.[4] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[4]

A new elevated station building was opened on 19 February 2005.[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 3,265 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[6] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 3,095[7]
2005 2,889[8]
2006 3,047[9]
2007 3,224[10]
2008 3,284[11]
2009 3,204[12]
2010 3,183[13]
2011 3,079[14]
2012 3,175[15]
2013 3,272[16]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(武蔵高萩駅) [Station Information: Musashi-Takahagi Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 29/44. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  3. ^ JR Timetable, December 2010 issue
  4. ^ a b c d Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 446. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  5. ^ "JR川越線武蔵高萩駅橋上化及び自由通路新設事業" [JR Kawagoe Line Musashi-Takahagi Station Rebuilding Project] (in Japanese). Hidaka City. 1 April 2006. Retrieved 25 December 2010. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2007. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2009. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  14. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  15. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  16. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°54′6.3504″N 139°22′17.22″E / 35.901764000°N 139.3714500°E / 35.901764000; 139.3714500