Higashi-Mukōjima Station

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Higashi-Mukōjima Station
View of the platforms with viewing windows from the Tobu Museum visible beneath the platforms, January 2011
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Sumida
Neighborhood etc. 4-29-7 Higashi-Mukōjima
(in Japanese) 墨田区東向島4-29-7
Year opened 1902
Former name Tamanoi Station
Present name since 1988
Rail services
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Skytree Line
Statistics 16,867 passengers/day [1]

Higashi-Mukōjima Station (東向島駅 Higashi-Mukōjima eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tobu Railway.[1]


The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line from Asakusa Station in Tokyo to Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen in Saitama Prefecture. It is located 3.2 km from Asakusa Station.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Mukōjima Station has two opposite side platforms serving two tracks.


1 Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi
2 Tobu Skytree Line for Hikifune and Asakusa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-05)
Limited Express Spacia: no stop
Limited Express Ryōmō: no stop
Limited Express Kirifuri: no stop
Limited Express Shimotsuke: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Section Rapid: no stop
Express: no stop
Hikifune (TS-04)   Section Express   Kanegafuchi (TS-06)
Semi-Express: no stop
Hikifune (TS-04)   Section Semi-Express   Kanegafuchi (TS-06)
Hikifune (TS-04)   Local   Kanegafuchi (TS-06)


The station first opened on 1 April 1902 as Shirahige Station (白鬚駅?), but operations were suspended from 15 July 1905, and the station was formally closed from 4 April 1908. It reopened as Tamanoi Station (玉ノ井駅?) on 1 October 1923 following urban regrowth after the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake. On 12 December 1987, the station was renamed Higashi-Mukōjima Station.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ a b Higashi-Mukōjima Station information Retrieved on 12 March 2009 (Japanese)
  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. 197. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°43′28″N 139°49′10″E / 35.7244°N 139.8195°E / 35.7244; 139.8195