Yoshikawa Station (Saitama)

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Yoshikawa Station

吉川駅
Yoshikawa Station south entrance 20080906.JPG
Yoshikawa Station south forecourt in September 2008
Location 1 Kiuri, Yoshikawa-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) JR JM line symbol.svg Musashino Line
Distance 48.2 km from Fuchūhommachi
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code JM20
Website Official website
History
Opened 1 April 1973
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 18,045 daily
Location
Yoshikawa Station is located in Japan
Yoshikawa Station
Yoshikawa Station
Location within Japan

Yoshikawa Station (吉川駅 Yoshikawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Musashino Line in Yoshikawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Yoshikawa Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line between Fuchūhommachi and Nishi-Funabashi, with some trains continuing to Tokyo via the Keiyō Line. It is located 48.2 kilometers from Fuchūhommachi Station and 77.0 kilometers from the official starting point of the line (for freight operations) at Tsurumi Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two elevated side platforms serving two tracks, with the station building located underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1  Musashino Line for Minami-Koshigaya, Musashi-Urawa, Nishi-Kokubunji and Fuchūhommachi
2  Musashino Line for Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Musashino Line
Koshigaya-Laketown - Yoshikawaminami

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 18,045 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

The north side of the station in September 2008
  • Yoshikawa Police Station
  • Yoshikawa City Office
  • Saitama Yoshikawa High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(吉川駅) [Yoshikawa Station information] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 [Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°52′35.7348″N 139°50′37.37″E / 35.876593000°N 139.8437139°E / 35.876593000; 139.8437139