Mizonokuchi Station

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Mizonokuchi Station
溝の口駅
Mizonokuchi-Sta-N-1.JPG
North side of station, November 2011
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Kawasaki
Ward Takatsu
Neighborhood etc. 2-1-1 Mizonokuchi
Postal code 213-0001
(in Japanese) 川崎市高津区溝口二丁目1-1
History
Year opened 1966
Rail services
Station number(s) DT10, OM16
Operator(s) Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Tokyu Oimachi Line
Statistics 144,335 passengers/day (FY2011)

Mizonokuchi Station (溝の口駅 Mizonokuchi-eki?) is an railway station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line and Tokyu Oimachi Line in Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Mizonokuchi Station is served by the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line and Tokyu Oimachi Line. It is 11.4 kilometers from the starting point of the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line at Shibuya Station,[1] and is the starting point of Tokyu Oimachi Line services, which branch off at Futako-Tamagawa Station. Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station on the JR East Nambu Line is located adjacent to it.

Station layout[edit]

Mizonokuchi Station has two opposed elevated island platforms serving four tracks.[2] The platforms are connected to the station building by underpasses.

Platforms[edit]

A Tokyu Oimachi express service waiting at platform 3, April 2008
1 Tokyu Den-en-Toshi Line for Nagatsuta and Chūō-Rinkan
2 Tokyu Oimachi Line alighting only
3 Tokyu Oimachi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Oimachi, and Jiyūgaoka
4 Tokyu Den-en-Toshi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Shibuya
Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Oshiage
Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki
Tōbu Nikkō Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Den-en-Toshi Line
Futako-Tamagawa   Express   Saginuma
Futako-Tamagawa   Semi Express   Saginuma
Takatsu   Local   Kajigaya
Tokyu Oimachi Line
Futako-Tamagawa   Express   Terminus
Futako-Tamagawa   "Green" Local   Terminus
Takatsu   "Blue" Local   Terminus

History[edit]

Mizonokuchi Station opened on July 15, 1927, with the name in Japanese originally written as (溝ノ口駅?).[1] The Japanese name was changed to the present format on January 20, 1966.[1] Initially built with a single side platform, the station was expanded in 1992 to four tracks and two island platforms.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 144,335 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  1. ^ a b c d Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 231. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 首都圏鉄道完全ガイド 主要私鉄編 [Tokyo Area Complete Railway Guide - Major Private Lines]. Japan: Futabasha. 22 July 2013. p. 93. ISBN 978-4-575-45387-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°36′00″N 139°36′38″E / 35.600029°N 139.610632°E / 35.600029; 139.610632