JK46 JU06
Saitama-Shintoshin Station

さいたま新都心駅
Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.-concourse
The station entrance in July 2021
General information
Location4 Kishiki-chō, Ōmiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 330-0843
Japan
Coordinates35°53′38″N 139°38′01″E / 35.89389°N 139.63361°E / 35.89389; 139.63361Coordinates: 35°53′38″N 139°38′01″E / 35.89389°N 139.63361°E / 35.89389; 139.63361
Operated by
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Line(s)Tōhoku Main Line
Distance28.7 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus stop
Other information
Statusstaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 April 2000
Passengers
FY201955,782 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Following station
Yono
JK45
towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Ōmiya
OMYJK47
Terminus
Urawa
JU05
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya / Takasaki lines
Local
Ōmiya
OMYJU07
towards Kuroiso or Maebashi
Location
Saitama-Shintoshin Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Saitama-Shintoshin Station is located in Japan
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Saitama-Shintoshin Station (Japan)

Saitama-Shintoshin Station (さいたま新都心駅, Saitama-Shintoshin-eki, lit. "Saitama New Urban Center Station") is a passenger railway station located in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

The platforms in July 2021
The platforms in July 2021

Saitama-Shintoshin Station is served by the Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Takasaki Line, and Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), and lies 28.7 km (17.8 mi) from Tokyo Station.

Station layout

This station has and elevated station building with two ground-level island platforms serving four tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms

1 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Negishi Line for Ōfuna
2 JK Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ōmiya
3 JU Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōfuna, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tōkaidō Line and JT Ito Line)
JU Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōfuna, Atami, Numazu and Itō (via JT Tōkaidō Line and JT Itō Line)
4 JU Utsunomiya Line for Ōmiya, Oyama, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso
JU Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Kumagaya and Takasaki

Platform edge doors are scheduled to be installed on the Keihin-Tohoku Line platforms (1 and 2) in 2017, being brought into service on 23 September 2017.[1]

History

The station opened on 1 April 2000.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the JR station was used by an average of 55,782 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 15,033[3]
2005 35,874[4]
2010 39,090[5]
2015 48,371[6]

Surrounding area

Bus services

There is a direct express bus service to and from Narita Airport.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ さいたま新都心駅でホームドア設置がすすむ [Work proceeding on installation of platform edge doors at Saitama-Shintoshin Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 30 July 2017. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  7. ^ Cocoon City official website (in Japanese)
  8. ^ Narita International Airport Official Website Airport Access Information: Buses & Taxis. Retrieved 8 July 2008

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