Araijuku Station

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Araijuku Station
新井宿駅
Saitama-Railway-Araijuku-station-2-entrance.jpg
No. 2 entrance, November 2007
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Kawaguchi
Neighborhood etc. 15-3 Araijuku
Postal code 333-0826
(in Japanese) 埼玉県川口市大字新井宿15-3
History
Year opened 2001
Rail services
Station number(s)     
Operator(s) Saitama Railway Corporation
Line(s) Saitama Rapid Railway Line
Statistics 4,515 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Araijuku Station (新井宿駅 Araijuku-eki?) is a railway station on the Saitama Rapid Railway Line in Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operator Saitama Railway Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Araijuku Station is served by the 14.6 km Saitama Rapid Railway Line, which extends from Akabane-iwabuchi in Kita, Tokyo to Urawa-Misono in Midori-ku, Saitama, and lies 7.5 km from the starting point of the line at Akabane-iwabuchi.[1] The majority of services on the line continue southward onto the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line to Meguro and on the Tokyu Meguro Line to Hiyoshi in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Station layout[edit]

The station has an underground island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are equipped with waist-height platform edge doors.

Platforms[edit]

The platforms, November 2007
1 Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Higashi-Kawaguchi and Urawa-Misono
2 Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Akabane-iwabuchi
Subway TokyoNamboku.png Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Meguro
Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi

Facilities and accessibility[edit]

The station concourse and platforms have elevator access. Universal access toilets are available on the concourse level.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saitama Rapid Railway Line
Hatogaya - Tozuka-angyō

History[edit]

Araijuku Station opened on 28 March 2001 with the opening of the Saitama Rapid Railway Line.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 4,515 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • National Route 122
  • Kawaguchi Municipal Medical Center
  • Saitama Prefectural Kawaguchi High School
  • Saitama Prefectural Hatogaya High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′35″N 139°44′16″E / 35.8431°N 139.7378°E / 35.8431; 139.7378