Nishi-Kawagoe Station

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Nishi-Kawagoe Station
西川越駅
Nishi-Kawagoe Station entrance 20120711.JPG
Nishi-Kawagoe Station entrance in July 2012
Other names 1 side platform
Location Ogaya, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama-ken 350-1104
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Kawagoe Line
Distance 2.6 km from Kawagoe
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1154
History
Opened 22 July 1940
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 1,361 daily
Location
Nishi-Kawagoe Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Kawagoe Station
Nishi-Kawagoe Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Kawagoe Station (西川越駅?, Nishi-Kawagoe-eki) is a railway station on the Kawagoe Line in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Kawagoe Station is served by the Kawagoe Line between Kawagoe and Komagawa, and is located 2.6 km from Kawagoe.[2] Services operate every 20 minutes during the daytime, with some services continuing to and from Hachiōji on the Hachikō Line.[3]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platform looking east, January 2009

The station has one unnumbered side platform serving a single bidirectional track. The station structure is located on the south side of the track.[2]

Platforms[edit]

   Kawagoe Line for Kawagoe, Komagawa, and Hachiōji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kawagoe Line
Matoba Local Kawagoe

History[edit]

The station opened on 22 July 1940.[4] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 1,361 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 1,050[6]
2005 1,156[7]
2006 1,164[8]
2007 1,177[9]
2008 1,223[10]
2009 1,236[11]
2010 1,225[12]
2011 1,210[13]
2014 1,361[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅情報(西川越駅) [Station Information: Nishi-Kawagoe Station] (in Japanese). Japan: 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. 28/43. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  3. ^ JR Timetable, December 2010 issue
  4. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 446. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  5. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2008. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2010. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°55′9.0084″N 139°27′34.15″E / 35.919169000°N 139.4594861°E / 35.919169000; 139.4594861