Nishi-Kawaguchi Station

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Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
西川口駅
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station.JPG
Nishi-Kawaguchi Station
Location 2-20-1 Namiki, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県川口市並木二丁目20-1)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Keihin-Tohoku Line
Platforms 1 island platform
History
Opened 1954
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 53,326

Nishi-Kawaguchi Station (西川口駅?, Nishi-Kawaguchi-eki) is a railway station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line in Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Kawaguchi Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line linking Saitama Prefecture with central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, and is located 17.8 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Layout[edit]

The station has one island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Nishi-Kawaguchi track layout
 ŌmiyaUtsunomiyaTakasaki
2 1
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Utsunomiya Line
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Warabi, Saitama
Kawaguchi, Saitama
Station building
former connecting track
(for maintenance only)

 UenoTokyoShinjuku

Platforms[edit]

1  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Isogo
2  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Urawa and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Kawaguchi   Rapid   Warabi
Kawaguchi   Local   Warabi

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 53,326 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 September 1954. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°48′57″N 139°42′16″E / 35.81583°N 139.70444°E / 35.81583; 139.70444