Nagatoro Station

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Nagatoro Station
長瀞駅
Nagatoro Station zenkei.JPG
Nagatoro Station, June 2014
Location 529-2 Nagatoro, Nagatoro, Chichibu, Saitama
(秩父郡長瀞町長瀞529-2)
Japan
Operated by Chichibu Railway
Line(s) Chichibu Main Line
Distance 46.5 km from Hanyū
Tracks 3
History
Opened 14 September 1911
Previous names Hodosan (until 1923)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 1,018 daily
Location
Nagatoro Station is located in Japan
Nagatoro Station
Nagatoro Station
Location within Japan

Nagatoro Station (長瀞駅?, Nagatoro-eki) is a railway station on the Chichibu Main Line in Nagatoro, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Chichibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Nagatoro Station is served by the Chichibu Main Line from Hanyū to Mitsumineguchi, and is located 46.5 km from Hanyū.[1]

Station layout[edit]

A steam-hauled Paleo Express service at Nagatoro Station, July 2010

The station is staffed and consists of one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks in total. Track 3 is a bidirectional line used by the Paleo Express, freight services and through-running services to and from the Seibu Chichibu Line.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Chichibu Main Line for Yorii, Kumagaya, and Hanyū
2  Chichibu Main Line for Chichibu and Mitsumineguchi
3  Chichibu Main Line for Chichibu, Hannō, and Ikebukuro (through services via Seibu Chichibu Line)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chichibu Main Line
Yorii Paleo Express Minano
Nogami Chichibuji Minano
Nogami Local Kami-Nagatoro

History[edit]

Nagatoro Station in May 2006, before renovation

The station opened on September 14, 1911 as Hodosan Station (宝登山?). It was renamed Nagatoro from 7 July 1923.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 1,018 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 205. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (January 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第10巻 上越・秩父エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 10 Joetsu & Chichibu Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 30/85. ISBN 978-4-06-270070-2. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°5′42.73″N 139°6′44.29″E / 36.0952028°N 139.1123028°E / 36.0952028; 139.1123028