Tanshō Station

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Tanshō Station

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Tanshō Station in April 2006
LocationUedake, Kamikawa-cho, Kodama-gun, Saitama-ken
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachikō Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Opened1 July 1931
Passengers (FY2010)269 (daily)

Tanshō Station (丹荘駅, Tanshō-eki) is a railway station in Kamikawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Tanshō Station is served by the Hachikō Line between Komagawa and Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks, which form a passing loop on the single-track line. Platform two is connected to the station building by a footbridge.


1  Hachikō Line for Yorii, Ogawamachi, and Komagawa
2  Hachikō Line for Gunma-Fujioka, Kuragano, and Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hachikō Line
Kodama   Local   Gunma-Fujioka


The station opened on 1 July 1931.[1] The station became Suica-compatible from February 2002.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kamikawa Town Hall]
  • Tanshō Post Office

See also[edit]


  • JR全線全駅ステーション倶楽部編(上) [Complete JR Line/Station Compendium (Vol. 1)] (in Japanese). Tokyo: Bunshun Bunko. September 1988. p. 168. ISBN 4-16-748701-2.
  1. ^ a b "Tanshō Station Information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 27 December 2010.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°12′59″N 139°06′08″E / 36.2165°N 139.1021°E / 36.2165; 139.1021