Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen Station

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Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen Station
東武動物公園駅
TobudobutsukoenEki2004-9-18.jpg
East entrance
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
District Minami-Saitama
Town Miyashiro
Neighborhood etc. 2-3-24 Monma
Postal code 345-0801
(in Japanese) 南埼玉郡宮代町百間2-3-24
History
Year opened 1899
Former name Sugito Station
Present name since 1981
Rail services
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Skytree Line
Tōbu Nikkō Line
Tobu Isesaki Line
Statistics 33,110 passengers/day (FY2007)[1]

Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen Station (東武動物公園駅 Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen-eki?) is a railway station in Miyashiro, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line, and forms the starting point of Tobu Isesaki Line and Tōbu Nikkō Line. It is 41.0 km from the line's Tokyo terminus at Asakusa.[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms[edit]

Station platforms
2 Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan
3 Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Senju and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan
4 Tōbu Nikkō Line for Satte, Minami-Kurihashi, Kurihashi, Tochigi, Shin-Tochigi, and Tōbu Nikkō
5 Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki, Tatebayashi, Ōta, and Isesaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-30)
Limited Express Spacia: no stop
Kita-Senju (TS-09)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Through to Tobu Isesaki Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Through to Tobu Nikko Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Limited Express Kirifuri   Through to Tobu Nikko Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Rapid   Through to Tobu Nikko Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Section Rapid   Through to Tobu Nikko Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Express   Through to Tobu Nikko/Isesaki Line
Kasukabe (TS-27)   Section Express   Through to Tobu Nikko/Isesaki Line
Himemiya (TS-29)   Semi-Express   Through to Tobu Nikko/Isesaki Line
Himemiya (TS-29)   Section Semi-Express   Through to Tobu Nikko/Isesaki Line
Himemiya (TS-29)   Local   Through to Tobu Nikko/Isesaki Line
Himemiya (TS-29)   Local (Hibiya Line through services)   Through to Tobu Nikko Line
Tobu Isesaki Line (TS-30)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Limited Express Ryōmō   Kuki (TI-02)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Express   Wado (TI-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Section Express   Wado (TI-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Semi-Express   Wado (TI-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Section Semi-Express   Wado (TI-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Local   Wado (TI-01)
Tobu Nikko Line (TS-30)
Limited Express Spacia: no stop
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Tochigi (TN-11)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Limited Express Kirifuri   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Rapid   Itakura Tōyōdai-mae (TN-07)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Section Rapid   Itakura Tōyōdai-mae (TN-07)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Express   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Section Express   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Semi-Express   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Section Semi-Express   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)
Through to Tobu Skytree Line   Local   Sugito-Takanodai (TN-01)

History[edit]

Sugito Station in the early 20th century

The station opened on 27 August 1899 as Sugito Station (杉戸駅?).[2] It was renamed on 16 March 1981[2] after the Tōbu Dōbutsu Kōen (東武動物公園?) zoo and amusement park complex run by Tobu, which is a ten-minute walk from the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tōbu Dōbutsu Kōen Station information. Retrieved on 26 August 2008 (Japanese)
  2. ^ a b c 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. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°1′29.5392″N 139°43′36.4152″E / 36.024872000°N 139.726782000°E / 36.024872000; 139.726782000