Warabi Station

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Warabi Station
蕨駅
Warabi Station.JPG
Warabi Station west exit
Location 1-23-1 Chuo, Warabi-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県蕨市中央1丁目23-1)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Keihin-Tohoku Line
Platforms 1 island platform
History
Opened 1893
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 58,308
Warabi Station platforms

Warabi Station (蕨駅?, Warabi-eki) is a railway station on the Keihin-Tōhoku Line in the city of Warabi, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Warabi Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line linking Saitama Prefecture with central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, and is located 19.7 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Layout[edit]

The station has one island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Warabi Station track layout
 ŌmiyaUtsunomiyaTakasaki
2  1 


Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Utsunomiya Line
Keihin Tohoku Line
Kawaguchi, Saitama
Warabi, Saitama ↓
Station building
Warabi, Saitama ↑
Kawaguchi, Saitama

  UenoTokyoShinjuku

Platforms[edit]

1  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Isogo
2  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Urawa and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Nishi-Kawaguchi   Rapid   Minami-Urawa
Nishi-Kawaguchi   Local   Minami-Urawa

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 58,308 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 16 July 1893.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Warabi City Hall
  • Warabi Post Office
  • site of Warabi-shuku
  • Warabi City Hospital

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. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. ^ JR East: Warabi Station information. Retrieved on 11 November 2008. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°49′41″N 139°41′26″E / 35.82806°N 139.69056°E / 35.82806; 139.69056