Ōmiya Station (Saitama)

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Ōmiya Station

大宮駅
JRE Omiya Station west exit.jpg
The west side of Ōmiya Station in November 2007
Location 630 Nishiki-chō, Ōmiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code NS01 (New Shuttle)
History
Opened 16 March 1885
Traffic
Passengers (JR East, FY2013) 245,479 daily
Location
Ōmiya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Ōmiya Station
Ōmiya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Ōmiya Station is located in Japan
Ōmiya Station
Ōmiya Station
Ōmiya Station (Japan)

Ōmiya Station (大宮駅, Ōmiya-eki) is a railway station in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Japan. It is a major interchange station for the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), and is also operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines

The following lines serve the station.

JR East

Tobu Railway

Saitama New Urban Transit

Station layout

JR East platforms

No. 1 - 11

The view from the south end of platform 11 in October 2017

These are five ground-level island platforms. Tracks 5 and 10 are through tracks not served by platforms.

1/2 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
3/4 JU Utsunomiya Line for Akabane, Oku, and Ueno
JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi
 Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line)
 Musashino for Kita-Asaka, Tachikawa, and Hachioji (via JM Musashino Line and JC Chuo Line (Rapid))
 Shimōsa for Minami-Koshigaya, Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, and Kaihimmakuhari (via JM Musashino Line)
6/7 JU Takasaki Line for Akabane, Oku, and Ueno
JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, Hiratsuka, and Odawara
 Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
 Ltd. Exp. Narita Express for Narita Airport
8 JU Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Takasaki, Maebashi, Minakami, and Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi
9 JU Utsunomiya Line for Oyama and Utsunomiya
11 JU Utsunomiya Line for Oyama and Utsunomiya
JU Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Takasaki, and Maebashi

No. 13 - 18

These are three elevated island platforms at the third-floor level.

13-15  Shinkansen for Ueno and Tokyo
16  Tohoku Shinkansen
(extra trains)
for Utsunomiya, Fukushima, Sendai, Morioka, and Shin-Aomori
17  Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai, Morioka, Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
 Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa for Yamagata and Shinjō
 Akita Shinkansen Komachi for Akita
18  Joetsu Shinkansen for Takasaki and Niigata
 Hokuriku Shinkansen for Nagano, Toyama, and Kanazawa

No. 19 - 22

The underground Saikyo/Kawagoe Line platforms in August 2014

These are two underground island platforms.

19-20 JA Saikyo Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Ōsaki
R Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
21  Kawagoe Line for Sashiogi and Kawagoe
22 JA Saikyo Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Ōsaki
R Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
 Kawagoe Line for Sashiogi and Kawagoe

Tobu platforms

The Tobu platforms in March 2016

These platforms are bay platforms.

1/2 TD Tobu Urban Park Line for Iwatsuki, Kasukabe, Nodashi, Kashiwa, and Funabashi

New Shuttle platform

A single platform on the middle of a balloon loop.

   Ina Line (New Shuttle) for Maruyama and Uchijuku

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tohoku/Yamagata/Akita Shinkansen
Ueno/Tokyo   Hayabusa/Komachi   Sendai
Ueno   Hayate   Sendai
Ueno/Tokyo   Yamabiko/Tsubasa   Utsunomiya
Ueno   Nasuno   Oyama
Joetsu Shinkansen
Ueno/Tokyo   Toki   Kumagaya or Nagaoka
Ueno   Tanigawa   Kumagaya
Hokuriku Shinkansen
Ueno/Tokyo   Kagayaki   Nagano
Ueno   Hakutaka   Takasaki
Ueno   Asama   Kumagaya or Takasaki
Utsunomiya Line JU07
Urawa
URWJU05
  Commuter Rapid   Kuki
Urawa
URWJU05
  Rapid Rabbit   Hasuda
Saitama-Shintoshin JU06   Local   Toro
Takasaki Line JU07
Urawa
URWJU05
  Ltd. Express Kusatsu   Kumagaya
Urawa
URWJU05
  Ltd. Express Akagi   Ageo
Urawa
URWJU05
  Commuter Rapid   Kōnosu or Ageo
Urawa
URWJU05
  Rapid Urban   Ageo
Saitama-Shintoshin JU06   Local   Miyahara
Shōnan-Shinjuku Line JS24
Ikebukuro
IKBJS21
  Narita Express   Terminus
Urawa
URWJS23
  Nikkō/Kinugawa   Tochigi (Tobu platform)
Urawa
URWJS23
  Special Rapid
(Tōkaidō Line - Takasaki Line)
  Ageo
Urawa
URWJS23
  Rapid
(Tōkaidō Line - Takasaki Line)
  Miyahara
Urawa
URWJS23
  Rapid
(Yokosuka Line - Utsunomiya Line)
  Hasuda
Urawa
URWJS23
  Local
(Yokosuka Line - Utsunomiya Line)
  Toro
Musashino Line (Ōmiya branch)
Kita-Asaka JM28   Musashino   Terminus
Musashi-Urawa JM26   Shimōsa   Terminus
Keihin-Tōhoku Line JK47
Saitama-Shintoshin JK46   Rapid   Terminus
Saitama-Shintoshin JK46   Local   Terminus
Saikyō Line-Kawagoe Line JA26
Musashi-Urawa JA21   Commuter Rapid   Nisshin
Yono-Hommachi JA24   Rapid   Nisshin
Kita-Yono JA25   Local   Nisshin
Tobu Urban Park Line TD01
Terminus   Limited Express Urban Park Liner   Iwatsuki TD06
Terminus   Express   Iwatsuki TD06
Terminus   Local   Kita-Ōmiya TD02
New Shuttle Ina Line
Terminus - Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan

History

Ōmiya Station in 1934

Ōmiya Station opened on 16 March 1885[1] as a station of Nippon Railway.

In 1894, a railway workshop was opened to the north of the station, and this facility is still operated by JR East and Japan Freight Railway Company.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 245,479 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station operated by JR East in Saitama Prefecture and the eighth-busiest station on the JR East network as a whole.[2] The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
1999 228,571[3]
2000 228,219[4]
2001 227,835[5]
2002 228,247[6]
2003 227,683[7]
2004 228,271[8]
2005 231,599[9]
2006 233,719[10]
2007 239,111[11]
2008 239,720[12]
2009 236,424[13]
2010 235,151[14]
2011 235,744[15]
2012 240,143[16]
2013 245,479[2]

Surrounding area

Local and late-night buses and intercity coaches including ones to Narita International Airport[17] and Haneda Airport[18] airports also depart from this station.[19]

See also

References

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 97. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (1999年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 1999)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  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 (2001年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2001)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2002年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2002)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2003年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2003)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2004年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2004)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  16. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  17. ^ "格安高速バスを使ってみよう » Blog Archive » 予約". www.chiba-bus.jp.
  18. ^ "空港連絡バス 大宮・さいたま新都心-羽田空港 - 空港連絡バス - 国際興業バス". 5931bus.com.
  19. ^ http://5931bus.com/kosoku/haneda.html retrieved on 6 June 2007.

External links

  • Ōmiya Station information (JR East) (in Japanese)
  • Ōmiya Station information (Tobu) (in Japanese)
  • Ōmiya Station information (Saitama Prefectural Government) (in Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°54′23″N 139°37′26″E / 35.90639°N 139.62389°E / 35.90639; 139.62389

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