Akitsu Station (Tokyo)

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Akitsu Station
秋津駅
Akitsu-Station-2005-11-03.jpg
South entrance, November 2005
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Higashimurayama
Neighborhood etc. 5-7-8 Akitsu-chō
Postal code 189-0001
(in Japanese) 東京都東村山市秋津町5-7-8
History
Year opened 1917
Rail services
Station number(s) SI16
Operator(s) Seibu Railway
Line(s) Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Statistics 78,878 passengers/day (FY2013)

Akitsu Station (秋津駅 Akitsu-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Akitsu Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Kiyose and Tokorozawa, it is 21.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1] The station also offers an interchange with Shin-Akitsu Station on the JR Musashino Line, which is a short walk away.[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
2 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima and Ikebukuro
Subway TokyoYurakucho.png Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited express: no stop
Rapid express: no stop
Express: no stop
Commuter express: no stop
Kiyose   Rapid   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Commuter semi express   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Semi express   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Local   Tokorozawa

History[edit]

Akitsu Station opened on December 12, 1917.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Akitsu Station becoming "SI16".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the ninth busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 78,878 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 65,951[1]
2009 77,111[6]
2010 76,177[7]
2011 76,217[8]
2012 77,735[5]
2013 78,878[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

The shopping street in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, leading from Akitsu Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line to Shin-Akitsu Station on the JR Musashino Line, January 2013

South exit[edit]

North exit[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 32/65. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. Nikkei.com (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°46′42″N 139°29′48″E / 35.77828°N 139.49675°E / 35.77828; 139.49675