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
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
History
Opened 1 April 2000
Traffic
Passengers ((FY2014)) 43,667 (daily)[1]
Location
Saitama-Shintoshin Station is located in Japan
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Location within Japan

Saitama-Shintoshin Station (さいたま新都心駅 Saitama-Shintoshin-eki?, lit. Saitama New City Centre Station) is a railway station in Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

View of the platforms, July 2014

Saitama-Shintoshin Station is served by the Keihin-Tohoku Line, Takasaki Line, and Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line). It is 28.7 kilometers 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-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2  Keihin-Tōhoku 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

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.

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

There is a direct express bus service to and from Narita Airport.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Cocoon City official website (Japanese)
  3. ^ Narita International Airport Official Website Airport Access Information: Buses & Taxis. Retrieved on 8 July 2008

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°53′38″N 139°38′01″E / 35.89389°N 139.63361°E / 35.89389; 139.63361