JA21 JM26
Musashi-Urawa Station

武蔵浦和駅
The east exit of Musashi-Urawa Station
General information
Location7 Bessho, Minami-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 336-0021
CoordinatesCoordinates: 35°50′46″N 139°38′53″E / 35.846°N 139.648°E / 35.846; 139.648
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)
Distance29.5 km to Ōsaki
Platforms2 side + 2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi" )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened30 September 1985
Passengers
FY201953,992 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Akabane
ABNJA15
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
  Commuter Rapid
Ōmiya
OMYJA26
Terminus
Toda-Kōen
JA18
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
  Rapid
Naka-Urawa
JA22
towards Ōmiya
Kita-Toda
JA20
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
Local
Ōmiya
OMYJS24
Terminus
Shimōsa Minami-Urawa
JM25
Nishi-Urawa
JM27
Musashino Line Minami-Urawa
JM25
Location
Musashi-Urawa Station
Musashi-Urawa Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Musashi-Urawa Station
Musashi-Urawa Station
Musashi-Urawa Station (Japan)

Musashi-Urawa Station (武蔵浦和駅, Musashi-Urawa-eki) is a junction passenger railway station located in Minami-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines

Musashi-Urawa Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line and 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 16.1 km from Ikebukuro Station on the Saikyo Line[2] and 29.8 kilometers from Fuchūhommachi Station on the Musashino Line. The station identification colour for the Saikyō Line platforms is "cherry blossom".[2]

Station layout

The station has two elevated opposed side platforms serving two tracks for the Musashino Line, and two elevated island platforms serving four tracks for the Saikyō Line.[2] The station building is located underneath the platforms.

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms

The Musashino Line platforms in June 2008
The Musashino Line platforms in June 2008
The Saikyō Line platforms in April 2011
The Saikyō Line platforms in April 2011
1 JM Musashino Line for Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari
2 JM Musashino Line for Kita-Asaka, Higashi-Tokorozawa, Nishi-Kokubunji, and Fuchūhommachi
3/4 JA Saikyō Line for Akabane, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ōsaki
R Rinkai Line through service for Shin-Kiba
5/6 JA Saikyō Line for Ōmiya and Kawagoe

History

The station opened on 30 September 1985.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 53,992 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 32,280[4]
2005 39,847[5]
2010 45,978[6]
2015 50,407 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[7]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(武蔵浦和駅) [Station Information: Musashi-Urawa] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 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. 16–52. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2020年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2020)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 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. Retrieved 29 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. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.

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