Narimasu Station

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Narimasu Station
成増駅
Narimasu Station south entrance 20110313.jpg
South entrance, March 2011
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Itabashi
Neighborhood etc. 2-13-1 Narimasu
Postal code 175-0094
(in Japanese) 板橋区成増2-13-1
History
Year opened 1914
Rail services
Station number(s) TJ-10     
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line
Statistics 57,905 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Narimasu Station (成増駅 Narimasu-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Shimo-Akatsuka and Wakōshi, it is 10.4 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Rapid, Express, Commuter Express, Semi Express, and Local services stop at this station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. Platforms 2 and 4 are used to allow faster trains to overtake slower stopping trains. This station has a season ticket sales office.[3]

Platforms[edit]

1/2 Tobu Tojo Line for Shiki, Kawagoe, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
3/4 Tobu Tojo Line for Kami-Itabashi, Ōyama, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Tojo Line
TJ Liner: no stop
Rapid express: no stop
Ikebukuro   Rapid   Wakōshi
Ikebukuro   Express   Wakōshi
Ikebukuro   Commuter express   Wakōshi
Ikebukuro   Semi express   Wakōshi
Shimo-Akatsuka   Local   Wakōshi

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 May 1914 coinciding with the opening of the Tojo Railway line from Ikebukuro.[4]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Narimasu Station becoming "TJ-10".[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 57,905 passengers daily.[2] Passenger figures for previous years (boarding passengers only) are as shown below.[6]

Fiscal year Daily average
1950 6,724
1960 14,506
1970 34,416
1980 40,076
1990 37,067
2000 41,985
2010 37,548

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Narimasu Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 30 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 224. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  3. ^ a b Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  4. ^ Yamamoto, Tomoyuki (October 2008). "東武東上線の神話時代(1)". Japan Railfan Magazine (Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd.) 48 (570): 126–131. 
  5. ^ 「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 21 March 2012. 
  6. ^ Sawauchi, Kazuaki (October 2013). 東武鉄道東上線の歴史過程 [History of the Tobu Tojo Line]. The Railway Pictorial (in Japanese) (Japan: Denkisha Kenkyūkai) 63 (880): p.18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°46′38″N 139°37′57″E / 35.7773°N 139.6326°E / 35.7773; 139.6326