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Hirose Yachō no Mori Station

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Operated by  Chichibu Railway
Passengers (FY2011)  1,028 daily
Opened  2003
Line(s)  Chichibu Main Line
Address  Japan
Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori Station
Location  1040-1 Hirose, Kumagaya, Saitama (熊谷市広瀬1040-1) Japan
Similar  Ōasō Station, Kami‑Kumagaya Station, Ishiwara Station, Aketo Station, Takekawa Station

Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori Station (ひろせ野鳥の森駅, Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori-eki) is a railway station on the Chichibu Main Line in Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Chichibu Railway.

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Lines

Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori Station is served by the Chichibu Main Line from Hanyū to Mitsumineguchi, and is located 18.5 km from Hanyū.

Station layout

The station is staffed and consists of a single side platform serving a bidirectional track. The log cabin-style station building has a small ticket office, but like all the other Chichibu Mainline stations, there is no ticket barrier. There is a waiting room and toilets, complete with disabled facilities.

History

Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori Station opened on 27 March 2003. Its name was chosen from among candidates submitted by 174 residents and those with workplaces in Kumagaya city.

Accidents

On 15 June 2006 at 18:26, an elderly male passenger died after jumping from the platform in front of an approaching train.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 1,028 passengers daily.

Surrounding area

The station is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood.

  • Hirosegawara Depot
  • Kumagaya Yachō-no-Mori Park
  • Saitama Prefecture Kumagaya High School of Commerce
  • National Route 140
  • Arakawa River
  • References

    Hirose-Yachō-no-Mori Station Wikipedia


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