Niiza Station

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Niiza Station

新座駅
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The south side of the station in March 2009
Location 5 Nobitome, Niiza-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
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
History
Opened 1 April 1973
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 19,431 daily
Location
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).

Lines[edit]

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]

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[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. 

External links[edit]

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