Kotesashi Station

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Kotesashi Station
小手指駅
Kotesashistation-saitama-north-may31-2013.jpg
Kotesashi Station, May 2013
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Tokorozawa
Neighborhood etc. 1-8-1 Kotesashi-chō
Postal code 359-1141
(in Japanese) 埼玉県所沢市小手指町1-8-1
History
Year opened 1970
Rail services
Station number(s) SI19
Operator(s) Seibu Railway
Line(s) Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Statistics 48,338 passengers/day (FY2013)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Kotesashi Station (小手指駅 Kotesashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Kotesashi Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Nishi-Tokorozawa and Sayamagaoka, it is 29.4 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1] All services except Chichibu and Musashi limited express services stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

View of the station platforms.

The station consists of two ground-level island platforms serving four tracks.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1/2 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, Nerima, and Ikebukuro
Subway TokyoYurakucho.png Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
3/4 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō and Seibu-Chichibu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu/Musashi limited express: no stop
Tokorozawa   Rapid express   Irumashi
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Express   Sayamagaoka
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Commuter express   Sayamagaoka
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Rapid   Sayamagaoka
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Commuter semi express   Sayamagaoka
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Semi express   Sayamagaoka
Nishi-Tokorozawa   Local   Sayamagaoka

History[edit]

The station opened on 20 November 1970.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Kotesashi Station becoming "SI19".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the 19th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 48,338 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 44,622[1]
2009 48,668[6]
2010 48,004[7]
2011 46,571[8]
2012 47,336[5]
2013 48,338[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

Seibu's Kotesashi Depot is located to the north of the tracks immediately to the west of the station.[2]

South exit[edit]

North exit[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 11–72. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. Nikkei.com (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  9. ^ Tokorozawa Nishi High School official website Retrieved 10 February 2013. (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°48′03″N 139°26′18″E / 35.8008°N 139.4382°E / 35.8008; 139.4382