Myōkaku Station

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Myōkaku Station
明覚駅
Myokaku Station 20100408.jpg
The station entrance in April 2010
Location 475-2 Banjō, Tokigawa-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama-ken 355-0354
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachikō Line
Distance 44.8 km from Hachiōji
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1516
History
Opened 24 March 1934 (1934-03-24)
Rebuilt 1988 (1988)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 454 daily
Location
Myōkaku Station is located in Japan
Myōkaku Station
Myōkaku Station
Location within Japan

Myōkaku Station (明覚駅?, Myōkaku-eki) is a railway station on the Hachikō Line in Tokigawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Myōkaku Station is served by the Hachikō Line between Komagawa and Takasaki. It is located 44.8 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Hachiōji.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, which form a passing loop on the single-track line. The platforms are connected by a level crossing.

Platforms[edit]

1  Hachikō Line for Ogose and Komagawa
2  Hachikō Line for Ogawamachi, Yorii, and Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hachikō Line
Ogose   Local   Ogawamachi

History[edit]

The station opened on 24 March 1934.[1] The station building was destroyed in a fire on 8 November 1988, and a new building was completed on 18 September 1989.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 454 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tamagawa Post Office
  • Former Tamagawa Village Hall

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Myōkaku Station Information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°00′12″N 139°17′19″E / 36.0033°N 139.2886°E / 36.0033; 139.2886