Kita-Senju Station

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Not to be confused with Minami-Senju Station.
Kita-Senju Station
北千住駅
Kitasenju Station (West Exit).jpg
West Exit
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Adachi
History
Year opened 1896
Rail services
Station number(s) H-21, C-18, 05, TS-09
Operator(s) JR East
Tobu Railway
Tokyo Metro
Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company
Line(s) Jōban Line
Tobu Skytree Line
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
Tsukuba Express
Statistics 198,624 passengers/day (JR East, FY2012)

Kita-Senju Station (北千住駅 Kitasenju-eki?) is a railway station in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan. Kita-Senju is the second-busiest station on the Tobu Railway and Tokyo Metro networks (Ikebukuro being the busiest station in both networks). It is the eleventh-busiest JR East station.[1]

Lines[edit]

Kita-Senju Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

Tobu Skytree Line ticket barriers
Chiyoda Line platforms
Tsukuba Express platforms
Joban Line Rapid ticket barriers

JR East Joban Line (Rapid)[edit]

1/2 for Matsudo, Toride, Narita and Tsuchiura
2/3 for Nippori and Ueno

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and JR East Jōban Line (Local)[edit]

1 Chiyoda Line for Nishi-Nippori, Ōtemachi, Yoyogi-Uehara and Karakida
2 Chiyoda Line and Jōban Line for Ayase, Abiko, Matsudo and Toride

Tobu Skytree Line and Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line[edit]

Platforms 1 to 4 are located on the first floor, and platforms 5 to 7 are located on the third floor.


1, 2 Tobu Skytree Line Limited Express services for Tōbu Nikkō, Kinugawa-Onsen, Akagi, Kuzū, Ashikagashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Tōbu Utsunomiya
Other services for Takenotsuka, Shin-Koshigaya, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, Tatebayashi, Ashikagashi, Ōta, Minami-Kurihashi, Shin-Tochigi, Tōbu Nikkō, and Aizu Tajima
3, 4 Tobu Skytree Line for Oshiage and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Ōtemachi, Shibuya
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
5 Tobu Skytree Line (Through trains from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line) for Takenotsuka, Kita-Koshigaya, Kita-Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, and Minami-Kurihashi
6, 7 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro

Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company[edit]

1 Tsukuba Express for Minami-Nagareyama, Moriya, and Tsukuba
2 Tsukuba Express for Akihabara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Special Rapid: no stop
Minami-Senju Rapid Matsudo
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C-18)
Ōtemachi (C-11) Limited Express Romancecar Terminus
Machiya (C-17) Tama Express Ayase (C-19)
Machiya (C-17) Semi Express Ayase (C-19)
Machiya (C-17) Local Ayase (C-19)
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H-21)
Minami-Senju (H-20) - Kosuge
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-09)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Spacia   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Kirifuri   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Rapid   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Section Rapid   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Hikifune (TS-04)   Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Ushida (TS-08)   Section Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Hikifune (TS-04)   Semi Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Ushida (TS-08)   Section Semi Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Minami-Senju (H-20)   Local (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)   Kosuge (TS-10)
Ushida (TS-08)   Local   Kosuge (TS-10)
Tsukuba Express (05)
Minami-Senju (04)   Rapid   Minami-Nagareyama (10)
Minami-Senju (04)   Commuter-Rapid   Rokuchō (07)
Minami-Senju (04)   Semi-Rapid   Yashio (08)
Minami-Senju (04)   Local   Aoi (06)

History[edit]

The station opened on 25 December 1896.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kita-Senju Station becoming "TS-09".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 198,624 passengers daily (boarding passengers only)[1]

The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 183,611[4]
2005 177,104[5]
2010 195,260[6]
2011 194,136[7]
2012 198,624[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ "「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 27 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°44′58″N 139°48′18″E / 35.749407°N 139.805102°E / 35.749407; 139.805102