Niiza Station

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Niiza Station

The south side of the station in March 2009
Location 5 Nobitome, Niiza-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Musashino Line
Distance 19.7 km from Fuchūhommachi
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Connections Bus terminal
Opened 1 April 1973
Passengers (FY2013) 19,431 daily
Niiza Station is located in Japan
Niiza Station
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Niiza Station
Location within Japan

Niiza Station (新座駅?, Niiza-eki) is a railway station on the Musashino Line in Niiza, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Niiza Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line from Fuchūhommachi to Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo. It is located 19.7 km (12.2 mi) from Fuchūhommachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms looking eastward from platform 2 in May 2011

The elevated station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, with the station building underneath. There is also a centre through-track for west-bound freight services accessing Niiza Freight Terminal to the west of the station.[1] The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

The Astro Boy theme tune is used as the departure melody.[2]


1  Musashino Line for Nishi-Kokubunji and Fuchūhommachi
2  Musashino Line for Musashi-Urawa, Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Musashino Line
Higashi-Tokorozawa - Kita-Asaka


The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 22/59. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  2. ^ 新座駅エリア街情報 [Niiza Station Area Town Information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fuji Ie. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 

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Coordinates: 35°48′13.7916″N 139°33′22.9″E / 35.803831000°N 139.556361°E / 35.803831000; 139.556361