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Ogawamachi Station (Saitama)

Ogawamachi Station
小川町駅
Station entrance, November 2012
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
District Hiki
Town Ogawa
Neighborhood etc. Ōtsuka
Postal code 355-0328
(in Japanese) 埼玉県比企郡小川町大塚
History
Year opened 1923
Rail services
Station number(s) TJ-33 (Tobu)
Operator(s) JR East
Tobu Railway
Line(s) Hachikō Line
Tobu Tojo Line
Statistics 11,411 passengers/day (Tobu, FY2010)

Ogawamachi Station (小川町駅 Ogawamachi-eki?) is a railway station in Ogawa, Saitama, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1][2]

Lines

Ogawamachi Station is served by the Hachikō Line between Komagawa and Takasaki, and also by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. It is located 64.1 km from the Tobu Tojo Line Ikebukuro terminus.[3]

Station layout

The Tobu side of the station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. The JR East side of the station consists of one island platform serving two tracks, forming a passing loop on the single-track Hachikō Line. Two storage tracks lie between the Tobu and JR East platforms.

The Tobu station has a season ticket sales office.[4]

Platforms

1 Tobu Tojo Line for Yorii
2 Tobu Tojo Line for Shinrinkōen, Kawagoe, and Ikebukuro
3 Tobu Tojo Line for Yorii
4 Tobu Tojo Line for Shinrinkōen, Kawagoe, and Ikebukuro
7 Hachikō Line for Yorii and Takasaki
8 Hachikō Line for Ogose and Komagawa

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tobu Tojo Line
Musashi-Ranzan   TJ Liner   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Rapid express   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Rapid   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Express   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Commuter express   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Semi express   Terminus
Musashi-Ranzan   Local   Tōbu-Takezawa
Hachikō Line
Myōkaku   Local   Takezawa

History

The Tobu station opened on 5 November 1923,[2][3] while what is now the JR station opened on 24 March 1934.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Ogawamachi Station becoming "TJ-33".[5]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2010, the Tobu station was used by an average of 11,411 passengers daily.[6] In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 581 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[7]

The passenger figures for the JR East station in previous years (boarding passengers only) are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 638[8]
2005 616[9]
2010 661[10]
2011 602[11]
2012 581[7]

Surrounding area

  • Saitama Prefectural Ogawa High School

References

External links

  • Ogawamachi Station information (Saitama Prefectural Government) (Japanese)
  • Ogawamachi Station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  • Ogawamachi Station information (Tobu) (Japanese)

Coordinates: 36°03′32″N 139°15′39″E / 36.058892°N 139.260807°E / 36.058892; 139.260807

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