Bushū-Nagase Station

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Bushū-Nagase Station
武州長瀬駅
Bushu-Nagase Station North 20131021.JPG
Bushū-Nagase Station north entrance, October 2013
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
District Iruma
Town Moroyama
Neighborhood etc. 1-62-1 Wakayama
Postal code 350-0462
(in Japanese) 入間郡毛呂山町若山1-62-1
History
Year opened 1934
Rail services
Station number(s) TJ-44     
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Ogose Line
Statistics 5,090 passengers/day (FY2010)

Bushū-Nagase Station (武州長瀬駅 Bushū-nagase-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Ogose Line in Moroyama, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Bushū-Nagase Station is served by the Tobu Ogose Line, a 10.9 km predominantly single-track branchline running from Sakado to Ogose, and is situated 7.6 km from Sakado.[2] During the daytime, the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks forming a passing loop on the single-track line.

The station was rebuilt between 2012 and 2013 with a new station structure above the tracks, enabling station entrances to be built on both the north and south sides.[4]

Platforms[edit]

1 Tobu Ogose Line for Ogose
2 Tobu Ogose Line for Sakado

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Ogose Line
Kawakado   Local   Higashi-Moro

History[edit]

The station opened on 16 December 1934.[2]

Platform edge sensors and TV monitors were installed in 2008 ahead of the start of driver-only operation on the Ogose Line from June 2008.

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Ogose Line, with Bushū-Nagase Station becoming "TJ-44".[5]

A new overhead station building opened on 5 October 2013.[6]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 5,090 passengers daily.[7]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

Higashi-Moro Station is served by the "Moro Bus" community minibus (Yuzu Yellow Line) service.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 武州長瀬駅 [Bushū-Nagase Station] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  4. ^ 武州長瀬駅の工事について [Bushu-Nagase Station rebuilding details]. Moroyama Town official website (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama Town. 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  5. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  6. ^ 10月 5日(土)早朝(始発列車)より武州長瀬駅自由通路・橋上駅舎が利用開始となります! [Bushu-Nagase Station overhead station to open from 5 October]. Moroyama Town official website (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama Town. 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  7. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  8. ^ もろバス時刻表 ゆず号 [Moro Bus Timetable - Yuzu] (pdf) (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°56′31″N 139°19′31″E / 35.942003°N 139.325378°E / 35.942003; 139.325378