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Kawaguchi Station

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Kawaguchi Station

川口駅
East entrance of Kawaguchi Station, August 2008
Location3 Sakaechō, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama-ken 332-0017
Japan
Coordinates35°48′07″N 139°43′03″E / 35.80194°N 139.71750°E / 35.80194; 139.71750Coordinates: 35°48′07″N 139°43′03″E / 35.80194°N 139.71750°E / 35.80194; 139.71750
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Distance15.8 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 island platform
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed ( Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened10 September 1910
Passengers
FY201984,197
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Akabane
JK38
towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Nishi-Kawaguchi
JK40
towards Ōmiya
Location
Kawaguchi Station
Kawaguchi Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Kawaguchi Station
Kawaguchi Station
Kawaguchi Station (Japan)

Kawaguchi Station (川口駅, Kawaguchi-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Kawaguchi Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line, from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Isogo in Kanagawa Prefecture. It is located 14.5 kilometers from Ōmiya and 15.8 kilometers from Tokyo.

Kawaguchi Station Track Layout

 ŌmiyaUtsunomiyaTakasaki

2 1
former connecting line
(now used for maintenance)
Station building
Arakawa River

 UenoTokyoShinjuku

Station layout

The station has one island platform, serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. It has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office and also a View Plaza travel agency.

Platforms

1 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Urawa and Ōmiya

History

Kawaguchi Station in the early 20th century
Kawaguchi Station in the early 20th century

The station opened on 10 September 1910.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 84,197 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 78,675[3]
2005 76,610[4]
2010 78,759[5]
2015 82,325[6]

Surrounding area

East side

West side

  • Kawaguchi Nishi Park
  • Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital

See also

References

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 97. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Kawaguchi High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Kawaguchi Municipal Kawaguchi Sogo High School". Official website (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  9. ^ Ario Kawaguchi official website (in Japanese)
  10. ^ Atlia official website (in Japanese)

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