Okabe Station

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Okabe Station
岡部駅
Okabe sta.jpg
the entrance of Okabe Station、January 2007
Location 2661-3 Oka, Fukaya-shi, Saitama-ken
埼玉県深谷市岡2661-3
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms 2 island
History
Opened 1909
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 3197

Okabe Station (岡部駅 Okabe-eki?) is a railway station of Takasaki Line, East Japan Railway Company in the city of Fukaya, Saitama, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Fukuaya Station is served by the Takasaki Line, with through Shonan-Shinjuku Line and Ueno-Tokyo Line services to and from the Tokaido Line. It is 50.1 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.

Layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks, connected to the station building by an underground passage.

Platforms[edit]

1 Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Urawa and Ueno
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (Tōkaidō Line through service) for Shinjuku, Yokohama and Odawara
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tōkaidō Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami and Ito
2 Takasaki Line (sidetrack) for Ōmiya, Urawa and Ueno
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line (Tōkaidō Line through service) for Shinjuku, Yokohama and Odawara
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tōkaidō Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami and Ito
3 Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi
4 Takasaki Line (sidetrack) for Takasaki and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line/Ueno-Tokyo Line
Fukaya   Urban Rapid   Honjō
Fukaya   Local   Honjō
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Kagohara   Special Rapid   Fukaya
Kagohara   Rapid   Fukaya

Statistics[edit]

The daily average usage for 2014 was 3,197 people[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 16 December 1909. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

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. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°12′21″N 139°14′16″E / 36.2057°N 139.2377°E / 36.2057; 139.2377