Okegawa Station

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Okegawa Station
Okegawa station.JPG
Okegawa Station in 2008
Location 1-1-1 Minami, Okegawa-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県桶川市南一丁目1-1 )
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms 1 island + 1 side platform
Opened 1885
Passengers (FY2014) 26,161 daily

Okegawa Station (桶川駅?, Okegawa-eki) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in Okegawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Okegawa 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 11.8 kilometers from the nominal starting point of the Takasaki Line at Ōmiya.


The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.


1  Takasaki Line for Ōmiya and Ueno
 Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
 Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
2  Takasaki Line (not normally used)
3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line / Ueno-Tokyo Line
Ageo Urban Rapid Kōnosu
Ageo Commuter Rapid Kōnosu
Kita-Ageo Local Kitamoto
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Ageo Special Rapid Kitamoto
Kita-Ageo Rapid Kitamoto


The daily average usage for 2014 was 26,161 people[1]


The station opened on 1 March 1885. 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]


  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: 35°59′54″N 139°33′51″E / 35.9982°N 139.5642°E / 35.9982; 139.5642