Hikarigaoka Station

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Hikarigaoka Station
Entrance A3
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Tokyo
Ward Nerima
Year opened 1991
Rail services
Station number(s) E-38
Operator(s) Toei Subway
Line(s) Toei Ōedo Line
Statistics 56,529 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Hikarigaoka Station (光が丘駅 Hikarigaoka-eki?) is a subway station on the Toei Ōedo Line in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway.


Hikarigaoka Station is the terminus of the Toei Ōedo Line. It is numbered E-38.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The platforms, November 2014

The station is the westernmost of all Toei stations, and, at a depth of 11.9 m below ground level, the platform is the closest to the surface of all the Ōedo Line stations.[1] There are five exits from the station, labelled A1 through to A5.[2]


The station has an island platform with two tracks.

1 Toei Ōedo Line for Tochōmae, Roppongi, and Daimon
2 Toei Ōedo Line Alighting only

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Oedo Line (E-38)
Nerima-kasugachō (E-37) - Terminus


Hikarigaoka Station opened on 10 December 1991.[3]

Future plans[edit]

Though currently the terminus of the Ōedo Line, the line is expected to be extended towards Ōizumigakuenchō, a project which is expected to begin in 2015.[4] The line may then be extended towards Niiza, Saitama, Kiyose, Tokyo and eventually to Higashi-Tokorozawa Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 56,529 passengers (28,347 boarding, 28,182 exiting) daily.[5] Below is a table of the passenger statistics of the station beginning with 1991, the year the station entered service.

Year Passengers Source
1991 7,982 [6]
1992 9,019 [7]
1993 10,027 [8]
1994 11,025 [9]
1995 11,303 [10]
1996 11,540 [11]
1997 13,501 [12]
1998 19,545 [13]
1999 20,689 [14]
2000 22,285 [15]
2001 23,975 [16]
2002 25,030 [17]
2003 26,098 [18]
2004 26,668 [19]
2005 27,230 [20]
2006 28,041 [21]
2007 29,251 [22]
2008 29,286 [23]
2009 28,706 [24]
2010 28,468 [25]
2011 28,425 [26]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located towards the centre of the Hikarigaoka housing complex and is located in the vicinity of the large Hikarigaoka IMA shopping centre.[27] Hikarigaoka itself is located at the northern point of Nerima, Tokyo near the border with Itabashi, Tokyo and Wakō, Saitama. Bus services from this station are operated by Kokusaikōgyō Bus and Seibu Bus.[1]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°45′28″N 139°37′45″E / 35.7578°N 139.6293°E / 35.7578; 139.6293