Shinmachi Station (Gunma)

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Shinmachi Station
Shinmachi Station in March 2006
Location 2150 Shinmachi, Takasaki, Gunma
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Opened 1883
Passengers (FY2013) 3,716 daily

Shinmachi Station (新町駅 Shinmachi-eki?) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in Takasaki, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Shinmachi Station is a station on the Takasaki Line, and is located 64.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Ōmiya.

Station layout[edit]

Shinmachi Station has one side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by a footbridge; however, platform 2 is fenced off and not used. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket counter.


1  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Ōmiya, Urawa, and Ueno
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Kumagaya, Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
 Ueno-Tokyo Line for Kumagaya, Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
2  Not in use
3  Takasaki Line for Takasaki and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line
Jimbohara   Local   Kuragano


Shinmachi Station opened on 27 December 1883. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 36°16′24″N 139°06′22″E / 36.2732°N 139.106°E / 36.2732; 139.106