Saitama-Shintoshin Station

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Saitama-Shintoshin Station
さいたま新都心駅
Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.-concourse 20151101a.jpg
The station entrance in November 2015
Location 4 Kishiki-chō, Ōmiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 330-0843
Japan
Coordinates 35°53′38″N 139°38′01″E / 35.89389°N 139.63361°E / 35.89389; 139.63361Coordinates: 35°53′38″N 139°38′01″E / 35.89389°N 139.63361°E / 35.89389; 139.63361
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance 28.7 km from Tokyo
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened 1 April 2000
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 50,069 daily
Location
Saitama-Shintoshin Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Saitama-Shintoshin Station is located in Japan
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station (Japan)

Saitama-Shintoshin Station (さいたま新都心駅, Saitama-Shintoshin-eki, lit. "Saitama New Urban Center Station") is a railway station in the city of Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

The platforms in July 2014

Saitama-Shintoshin Station is served by the Keihin-Tohoku Line, Takasaki Line, and Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), and lies 28.7 km (17.8 mi) from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

This station has and elevated station building with two ground-level island platforms serving four tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Akabane, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
3  Utsunomiya Line for Akabane, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
 Takasaki Line for Akabane and Ueno
4  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
 Takasaki Line for Kumagaya and Takasaki

Platform edge doors are scheduled to be installed on the Keihin-Tohoku Line platforms (1 and 2) in 2017, being brought into service on 23 September 2017.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Yono   Rapid   Ōmiya
Yono   Local   Ōmiya
Takasaki Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Urawa   Local   Ōmiya
Utsunomiya Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Urawa   Local   Ōmiya

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 2000.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 50,069 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 97th busiest JR East station.[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 15,033[3]
2005 35,874[4]
2010 39,090[5]
2015 48,371[6]
2016 50,069[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

There is a direct express bus service to and from Narita Airport.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ さいたま新都心駅でホームドア設置がすすむ [Work proceeding on installation of platform edge doors at Saitama-Shintoshin Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 30 July 2017. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  7. ^ Cocoon City official website (in Japanese)
  8. ^ Narita International Airport Official Website Airport Access Information: Buses & Taxis. Retrieved on 8 July 2008

External links[edit]