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Kumagaya Station

Kumagaya Station (熊谷駅 Kumagaya-eki?) is a railway station in Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Chichibu Railway


Kumagaya Station is served by the JR East Jōetsu Shinkansen and Nagano Shinkansen high-speed shinkansen lines from Tokyo, the Takasaki Line to Takasaki, and also the privately operated Chichibu Main Line from Hanyū to Mitsumineguchi. It is located 14.9 km from Hanyū on the Chichibu Main Line.[1]

Station layout


1 Takasaki Line for Ōmiya and Ueno
Shonan Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
2 Takasaki Line for Ōmiya and Ueno
Shonan Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, and Odawara
3 Takasaki Line for Honjō and Takasaki
4 Takasaki Line for Honjō and Takasaki
5 Chichibu Main Line for Gyōdashi and Hanyū
6 Chichibu Main Line for Yorii, Chichibu, and Mitsumineguchi
11 Shinkansen (Not normally used)
12 Jōetsu Shinkansen for Ōmiya, Tokyo, and Ueno
13 Jōetsu Shinkansen for Takasaki, Nagaoka, and Niigata
Nagano Shinkansen for Takasaki, Karuizawa, and Nagano

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Jōetsu Shinkansen
Nagano Shinkansen
Ōmiya - Honjō-Waseda
Takasaki Line
Gyōda Local Kagohara
Kōnosu Takasaki Line: Urban Rapid, Commuter Rapid (select)
Shonan-Shinjuku Line Special Rapid
Chichibu Main Line
Terminus Paleo Express Takekawa
Terminus Chichibuji Takekawa
Mochida Local Kami-Kumagaya


The station on the Takasaki Line opened on July 28, 1883. The Chichibu Line platforms opened on October 7, 1901.[1] The Jōetsu Shinkansen platforms opened on November 15, 1982.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 30,715 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area

See also


External links

  • Kumagaya Station information (Saitama Prefectural Government) (Japanese)
  • JR East Kumagaya Station information (Japanese)
  • Chichibu Railway Kumagaya Station timetable (Japanese)

Coordinates: 36°08′24″N 139°23′24″E / 36.140°N 139.390°E / 36.140; 139.390

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