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Moro Station

Moro Station (毛呂駅 Moro-eki) is a railway station on the Hachikō Line in the town of Moroyama, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
    • Platforms 2.1
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • History 4
  • Passenger statistics 5
  • Surrounding area 6
  • Bus services 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Lines

Moro Station is served by the single-track Hachikō Line between Komagawa and Takasaki, and lies 5.8 km from the starting point of the Hachikō Line at Komagawa.[2]

Station layout

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks, which form a passing loop on the single-track line. The station building is located on the west (northbound) side. A storage siding is located behind the southbound platform 1.

Platforms

1 Hachikō Line for Komagawa
2 Hachikō Line for Ogawamachi, Yorii, and Takasaki

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Hachikō Line
Komagawa   Local   Ogose

History

The station opened on 15 April 1933.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 708 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 905[4]
2005 918[5]
2010 738[6]
2011 699[7]
2012 708[3]

Surrounding area

Bus services

Moro Station is served by the "Moro Bus" community minibus (Yuzu Yellow Line) service.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Moro Station Information" (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 56.  
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger statistics (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  8. ^ もろバス時刻表 ゆず号 [Moro Bus Timetable - Yuzu] (pdf) (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

External links

  • Moro Station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  • Moro Station information (Saitama Prefectural Government) (Japanese)


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