Nishi-Ōmiya Station

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Nishi-Ōmiya Station
西大宮駅
Nishi-omiya sta north.jpg
The north side of Nishi-Ōmiya Station in March 2009
Location 3582-4 Sashiōgi, Nishi-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 331-0047
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Kawagoe Line
Distance 6.3 km from Ōmiya
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1723
History
Opened 14 March 2009
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 8,133 daily
Location
Nishi-Ōmiya Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Ōmiya Station
Nishi-Ōmiya Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Ōmiya Station (西大宮駅?, Nishi-Ōmiya-eki) is a railway station on the Kawagoe Line in Nishi-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Ōmiya Station is served by the Kawagoe Line between Kawagoe and Ōmiya, and is located 6.3 km from Ōmiya.[2] Most trains continue beyond Ōmiya on the Saikyo Line to Shinjuku and Shin-Kiba. Services operate every 20 minutes during the daytime.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two side platforms serving two tracks,[2] with an elevated station building located above the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kawagoe Line for Kawagoe
2  Kawagoe Line for Ōmiya, Ikebukuro, and Shinjuku, Rinkai Line through service to Shin-Kiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kawagoe Line
Sashiōgi   Commuter rapid   Nisshin
Sashiōgi   Rapid   Nisshin
Sashiōgi   Local   Nisshin

History[edit]

The station opened on 14 March 2009.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 8,133 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2009 4,620[5]
2010 5,533[6]
2011 6,221[7]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Saitama Nishi Ward Office
  • Ōmiya Nishi Police Station
  • Saitama Nishi Fire Station
  • Aoba-en Gardens

Schools[edit]

  • Nishi-Ōmiya Junior High School
  • Sashiōgi Junior High School
  • Miyamae Elementary School
  • Sashiōgi Elementary School
  • Himawari Special School[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(西大宮駅) [Station Information: Nishi-Ōmiya Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 December 2010. 
  2. ^ 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. 25/42. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  3. ^ JR Timetable, December 2010 issue
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 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 11 July 2012. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Himawari Special School website Retrieved 28 October 2012. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°55′20″N 139°34′47″E / 35.92222°N 139.57972°E / 35.92222; 139.57972