Musashi-Urawa Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
JR JM-26 station number.png
Musashi-Urawa Station

武蔵浦和駅
Musashi-Urawa Station east square.jpg
The east exit of Musashi-Urawa Station
Location 7 Bessho, Minami-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 336-0021
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side, 2 island
History
Opened 1985
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 48,588 daily
Location
Musashi-Urawa Station is located in Japan
Musashi-Urawa Station
JR JM-26 station number.png
Musashi-Urawa Station
Location within Japan

Musashi-Urawa Station (武蔵浦和駅 Musashi-Urawa-eki?) is a railway station in Minami-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Musashi-Urawa Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line and the Saikyo Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 16.1 km from Ikebukuro Station on the Saikyo Line[2] and 29.8 kilometers from Fuchūhommachi Station on the Musashino Line. The station identification colour for the Saikyō Line platforms is "cherry blossom".[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two elevated opposed side platforms serving two tracks for the Musashino Line, and two elevated island platforms serving four tracks for the Saikyo Line.[2] The station building is located underneath the platforms.

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

The Musashino Line platforms in June 2008
The Saikyo Line platforms in April 2011
1  Musashino Line for Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari
2  Musashino Line for Kita-Asaka, Higashi-Tokorozawa, Nishi-Kokubunji, and Fuchūhommachi
3/4  Saikyo Line for Akabane, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ōsaki, and Rinkai Line through service for Shin-Kiba
5/6  Saikyo Line for Ōmiya and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Musashino Line
Ōmiya   Shimōsa   Minami-Urawa
Nishi-Urawa Local Minami-Urawa
Saikyo Line
Akabane   Commuter Rapid   Ōmiya
Toda-Kōen   Rapid   Yonohommachi
Kita-Toda   Local   Naka-Urawa

History[edit]

The station opened on 30 September 1985.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 48,588 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 32,280[4]
2005 39,847[5]
2010 45,978[6]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Saitama Minami-ku Ward Office
  • Lotte Urawa Factory
  • Lotte Urawa Baseball Ground
  • Tokyo Yakult Swallows Toda Baseball Ground

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(武蔵浦和駅) [Station Information: Musashi-Urawa] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 16–52. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 139°38′53″E / 35.846°N 139.648°E / 35.846; 139.648