Sōka Station

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Sōka Station
草加駅
Tobu-isesaki-line-Soka-station-platform.jpg
Station platforms
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Sōka
Neighborhood etc. 2 Takasago
Postal code 340-0015
(in Japanese) 埼玉県草加市高砂二丁目
History
Year opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Skytree Line
Statistics 79,956 passengers/day

Sōka Station (草加駅 Sōka-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Sōka, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. It is one stop away from the border between Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture.

Line[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line.

Station layout[edit]

There are two island platforms with four tracks abutting the platforms, going in opposite directions.


2 Tobu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express) for Kita-Senju, Asakusa
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
3 Tobu Skytree Line (Local) for Kita-Senju and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
4 Tobu Skytree Line (Local) for Kita-Koshigaya, Kasukabe, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi
5 Tobu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express) for Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, Tatebayashi, Ōta, Minami-Kurihashi, and Shin-Tochigi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-16)
Limited Express Spacia: no stop
Limited Express Ryōmō: no stop
Limited Express Kirifuri: no stop
Limited Express Shimotsuke: no stop
Rapid/Section Rapid: no stop
Nishiarai (TS-13)   Express   Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)
Nishiarai (TS-13)   Section Express   Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)
Nishiarai (TS-13)   Semi-Express   Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)
Nishiarai (TS-13)   Section Semi-Express   Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)
Yatsuka (TS-15)   Local   Matsubaradanchi (TS-17)

History[edit]

The station opened on 27 August 1899.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Sōka Station becoming "TS-16".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 222. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ "「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. 

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Coordinates: 35°49′43″N 139°48′15″E / 35.8286°N 139.8041°E / 35.8286; 139.8041