Okegawa Station

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Okegawa Station
桶川駅
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 )
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Platforms 1 island + 1 side platform
History
Opened 1885
Traffic
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).

Lines[edit]

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.

Layout[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

Statistics[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

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