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Akabane Station

赤羽駅
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Akabane Station east exit, May 2010
General information
Location1 Akabane, Kita, Tokyo
(東京都北区赤羽1丁目)
Japan
Operated by
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Line(s)Tōhoku Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1885
Passengers
FY201389,742 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Following station
Higashi-Jūjō
JK37
towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Kawaguchi
JK39
towards Ōmiya
Ueno
UENJU02
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya / Takasaki Lines
Rapid Rabbit & Urban
Urawa
URWJU05
towards Utsunomiya or Maebashi
Oku
JU03
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya / Takasaki Lines
Local
Urawa
URWJU05
towards Kuroiso or Maebashi
Ikebukuro
IKBJS21
towards Odawara or Zushi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Special Rapid
  Rapid
  Local
Urawa
URWJS23
Jūjō
JA14
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
  Commuter Rapid
Musashi-Urawa
JA21
towards Ōmiya
Saikyō Line
  Rapid
Toda-Kōen
JA18
towards Ōmiya
Saikyō Line
Local
Kita-Akabane
JA16
towards Ōmiya

Akabane Station (赤羽駅, Akabane-eki) is a railway station in Kita, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines

Akabane Station is served by the following lines.[2]

Station layout

The station consists of four elevated island platforms serving eight tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also cross this station, above the Saikyō Line platforms.[2]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a "View Plaza" travel agency.[1]

Platforms

Akabane Station west exit, May 2010
Akabane Station west exit, May 2010
View from platform 1/2
View from platform 1/2
1 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama and Ofuna
2 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Urawa and Ōmiya
3 JU Utsunomiya Line for Ueno
JU Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, and Atami
JU Takasaki Line for Ueno
JU Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, and Atami
4 JU Utsunomiya Line for Ōmiya, Oyama, and Utsunomiya
JU Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Kumagaya, and Takasaki
5 JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Yokohama and Ofuna
JO Yokosuka Line for Zushi
JT Tokaido Line for Odawara
6 JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya
JU Takasaki Line for Takasaki
JU Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya
7 JA Saikyō Line for Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, and Ōsaki
R Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
Sotetsu line symbol.svg
Sotetsu Line for Hazawa yokohama-kokudai and Ebina
8 JA Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ōmiya
Kawagoe Line for Kawagoe
A Saikyo Line 205 series EMU at Akabane Station, March 2008
A Saikyo Line 205 series EMU at Akabane Station, March 2008

History

Akabane Station opened on 1 March 1885.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 89,742 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 47th-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] The passenger figures for previous years (boarding passengers only) are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 82,041[4]
2005 86,459[5]
2010 86,869[6]
2011 87,346[7]
2012 88,140[8]
2013 89,742[3]

Surrounding area

West side of the station, May 2010
West side of the station, May 2010

References

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(赤羽駅) [Station Information: Akabane Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 18–51. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6.
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ 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 30 October 2012.
  5. ^ 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 30 October 2012.
  6. ^ 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 30 October 2012.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014.

Coordinates: 35°46′41″N 139°43′15″E / 35.77806°N 139.72083°E / 35.77806; 139.72083