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Naka-Urawa Station

Naka-Urawa Station
East entrance, June 2006
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Saitama
Ward Minami
Neighborhood etc. 1 Shikatebukuro
Postal code 336-0031
(in Japanese) 埼玉県さいたま市南区鹿手袋1丁目
Year opened 1985
Rail services
Station number(s)     
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Saikyō Line
Statistics 12,111 passengers/day (FY2011)
There is a bus stop near this station

Naka-Urawa Station (中浦和駅 Naka-Urawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyō Line in Minami-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Naka-Urawa Station is served by the Saikyō Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 17.3 km from Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour is "canary yellow".[2]

Station layout

The station consists of one elevated island platform serving two tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also run adjacent to this station, on the west side.[2]


1 Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Akabane, Shinjuku and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
2 Saikyō Line for Ōmiya and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Saikyō Line
Commuter rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Musashi-Urawa   Local   Minami-Yono


The station opened on 30 September 1985.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 12,111 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 10,778[4]
2005 11,399[5]
2010 12,214[6]
2011 12,111[3]

Surrounding area

  • Saitama Prefectural Government Office
  • Saitama City Office
  • Saitama Urawa Ward Office

See also


External links

  • Naka-Urawa Station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  • Naka-Urawa Station information (Saitama Prefectural Government) (Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°51′13.71″N 139°38′14.79″E / 35.8538083°N 139.6374417°E / 35.8538083; 139.6374417

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