JM29
Niiza Station

新座駅
The south side of the station in March 2009
Location5 Nobitome, Niiza-shi, Saitama-ken 352–0011
Japan
Coordinates35°48′13.7916″N 139°33′22.9″E / 35.803831000°N 139.556361°E / 35.803831000; 139.556361Coordinates: 35°48′13.7916″N 139°33′22.9″E / 35.803831000°N 139.556361°E / 35.803831000; 139.556361
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)JM Musashino Line
Distance19.7 km from Fuchūhommachi
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeJM29
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 April 1973
Passengers
FY201921,213 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Higashi-Tokorozawa
JM30
Musashino Kita-Asaka
JM28
towards Ōmiya
Higashi-Tokorozawa
JM30
Musashino Line Kita-Asaka
JM28
Location
Niiza Station
Niiza Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Niiza Station
Niiza Station
Niiza Station (Japan)

Niiza Station (新座駅, Niiza-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Niiza, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Niiza Station is served by the orbital Musashino Line from Fuchūhommachi to Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo. It is located 19.7 km (12.2 mi) from Fuchūhommachi Station.

Station layout

View of the platforms looking eastward from platform 2 in May 2011
View of the platforms looking eastward from platform 2 in May 2011

The elevated station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, with the station building underneath. There is also a centre through-track for west-bound freight services accessing Niiza Freight Terminal to the west of the station.[1] The station is staffed.

The Astro Boy theme tune is used as the departure melody.[2]

Platforms

1 JM Musashino Line for Nishi-Kokubunji and Fuchūhommachi
2 JM Musashino Line for Musashi-Urawa, Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari

History

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 21,213 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan – Chubu Line – Lines/Stations/Track plans – Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 22/59. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9.
  2. ^ 新座駅エリア街情報 [Niiza Station Area Town Information] (in Japanese). Japan: Fuji Ie. Retrieved 15 May 2011.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.

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