Ōmiya Station (Saitama)

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Ōmiya Station

大宮駅
Omiya-STA East
East of Omiya Station in July 2021
Location630 Nishiki-chō, Ōmiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken 330-0853
Japan
Coordinates35°54′23″N 139°37′26″E / 35.90639°N 139.62389°E / 35.90639; 139.62389Coordinates: 35°54′23″N 139°37′26″E / 35.90639°N 139.62389°E / 35.90639; 139.62389
Operated by
Platforms11 island + 2 bay platforms
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Statusstaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
History
Opened16 March 1885
Passengers
257,344 daily (JR East, FY2019)
135,984 (Tōbu, FY2019)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Ueno
towards Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen Sendai
towards Shin-Aomori
Tōhoku Shinkansen Oyama
towards Morioka
Tōhoku Shinkansen Oyama
towards Kōriyama
Yamagata Shinkansen
Tsubasa
Utsunomiya
towards Shinjō
Akita Shinkansen
Komachi
Sendai
towards Akita
Jōetsu Shinkansen Kumagaya
towards Niigata
Jōetsu Shinkansen Kumagaya
towards Gala-Yuzawa
Hokuriku Shinkansen Nagano
Terminus
Hokuriku Shinkansen Takasaki
Hokuriku Shinkansen Kumagaya
towards Nagano
Other services
JK JU JS JA TD
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Saitama-Shintoshin
JK46
towards Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Local
Terminus
Urawa
URWJU05
towards Ueno
Kusatsu Kumagaya
Minakami Ageo
towards Minakami
Urawa
URWJU05

(through-service)
towards Ueno
Akagi Ageo
towards Takasaki
Ikebukuro
IKBJS21

(one-way service)
towards Shinjuku
Urawa
URWJU05
towards Ueno
Utsunomiya Line
Rapid Rabbit
Higashi-Ōmiya
towards Utsunomiya
Saitama-Shintoshin
JU06
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya Line
Local
Toro
towards Kuroiso
Urawa
URWJU05
towards Tokyo
Takasaki Line
Rapid Urban
Ageo
towards Maebashi
Saitama-Shintoshin
JU06
towards Tokyo
Takasaki Line
Local
Miyahara
towards Maebashi
Ikebukuro
IKBJS21
Narita Express Terminus
Urawa
URWJS23
towards Shinjuku
Nikkō and Kinugawa Tochigi
TN11
Urawa
URWJS23
towards Odawara or Zushi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Special Rapid
Ageo
towards Takasaki
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Rapid
Miyahara
towards Maebashi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Rapid
Hasuda
towards Utsunomiya
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Local
Toro
towards Utsunomiya
Musashi-Urawa
JA21
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
  Commuter Rapid
through to Kawagoe Line
Kita-Yono
JA25
towards Ōsaki
Saikyō Line
  Rapid
Local
through to Saikyō Line Kawagoe Line
  Commuter Rapid
  Rapid
Local
Nisshin
towards Kawagoe
Kita-Asaka
JM28
Musashino Terminus
Terminus Shimōsa Musashi-Urawa
JM25
Preceding station Tobu Railway Following station
Terminus Urban Park Liner
from Asakusa
Iwatsuki
One-way operation
Urban Park Liner Iwatsuki
TD06
towards Kashiwa
Urban Park Line
  Express
  Section Express
Iwatsuki
TD06
towards Funabashi
Urban Park Line
Local
Kita-Ōmiya
TD02
towards Funabashi
Preceding station Saitama New Urban Transit Following station
Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan
NS-02 station number.png
towards Uchijuku
New Shuttle Ina Line Terminus
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 passenger railway station located 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 Tōbu Railway.

Lines[edit]

The following lines serve the station.

JR East[edit]

Tobu Railway[edit]

Saitama New Urban Transit[edit]

Station layout[edit]

JR East platforms[edit]

No. 1–11[edit]

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 Akabane, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
3, 4 JU Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōfuna, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Itō Line)
JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)
 Musashino for Kita-Asaka, Tachikawa, and Hachioji (via JM Musashino Line and JC Chūō Line (Rapid))
 Shimōsa for Minami-Koshigaya, Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, and Kaihimmakuhari (via JM Musashino Line)
6, 7 JU Takasaki Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōfuna, Atami, Numazu and Itō (via JT Tōkaidō Line and JT Ito Line)
JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, Hiratsuka, and Odawara (via JT Tōkaidō Line)
 Ltd. Exp. Narita Express for Shinjuku, Tokyo and Narita Airport
8  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Takasaki and Maebashi
 Ltd. Exp. Kusatsu for Takasaki and Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi
 Ltd. Exp. Minakami for Takasaki and Minakami
 Ltd. Exp. Akagi & Swallow Akagi for Takasaki and Maebashi
9  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya and Kuroiso
11  Utsunomiya Line for Oyama, Utsunomiya and Kuroiso
 Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Takasaki, and Maebashi

No. 13–18[edit]

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

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

No. 19–22[edit]

These are two underground island platforms.

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

Tōbu platforms[edit]

These platforms are bay platforms.

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

New Shuttle platform[edit]

A single platform on the middle of a balloon loop.

   Ina Line (New Shuttle) for Maruyama and Uchijuku

History[edit]

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[edit]

In fiscal 2019, the JR East station was used by an average of 257,344 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. In fiscal 2019, the Tobu station was used by an average of 135,984 passengers daily.[3]

Fiscal year Daily average
1999 228,571[4]
2000 228,219[5]
2001 227,835[6]
2002 228,247[7]
2003 227,683[8]
2004 228,271[9]
2005 231,599[10]
2006 233,719[11]
2007 239,111[12]
2008 239,720[13]
2009 236,424[14]
2010 235,151[15]
2011 235,744[16]
2012 240,143[17]

Surrounding area[edit]

Local and late-night buses and intercity coaches including ones to Narita International Airport[18] and Haneda Airport[19] airports also depart from this station.[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) - Tobu Railway official home page (in Japanese)
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ 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.
  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ "格安高速バスを使ってみよう » Blog Archive » 予約". www.chiba-bus.jp.
  19. ^ "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.
  20. ^ http://5931bus.com/kosoku/haneda.html retrieved on 6 June 2007.

External links[edit]

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