Toda Station (Saitama)

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Toda Station
戸田駅
Toda Station East entrance 20120910.JPG
East entrance, September 2012
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
City Toda
Neighborhood etc. Niizo
Postal code 335-0021
(in Japanese) 埼玉県戸田市大字新曽
History
Year opened 1985
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Saikyō Line
Statistics 16,985 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Toda Station (戸田駅 Toda-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyō Line in Toda, Saitama, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Toda Station is served by the Saikyō Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 12.3 km north of Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour is "vermillion".[2]

Station layout[edit]

West side of the station, January 2006

The station consists of one elevated island platform serving two tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also run adjacent to this station, on the west side.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1 Saikyō Line for Akabane, Shinjuku, and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
2 Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ōmiya, and Kawagoe

An arrangement of the Toda City song has been used as the departure melody for trains departing from the up platform (platform 1) since 1 August 2007.[3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saikyō Line
Commuter rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Toda-Kōen   Local   Kita-Toda

History[edit]

Toda Station opened on 30 September 1985.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 16,985 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 14,236[5]
2005 15,746[6]
2010 16,811[7]
2011 16,985[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

"Toco" community bus in front of Toda Station, September 2007

East side[edit]

  • Toda City Office
  • Toda Civic Cultural Hall
  • Ushiroya Park
  • Warabi Police Station
  • Warabi Post Office
  • Kami-Toda Post Office

West side[edit]

  • Toda Municipal Library
  • Toda Civic Folk Museum
  • Toda Civic Sports Centre
  • Toda Fire Station
  • Saitama Prefectural Toda Shoyo High School[8]
  • Toda Municipal Niizo Junior High School
  • Toda Municipal Niizo Kita Elementary School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "各駅情報(戸田駅)" [Station Information: Toda Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 17-52. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ "戸田市歌「ああ わが戸田市」の発車メロディーが駅で流れます!" [Toda City Song used as station departure melody]. Official website (in Japanese). Japan: Toda City. 26 July 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  8. ^ Saitama Prefectural Toda Shoyo High School website. Retrieved 30 October 2012. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°49′3.51″N 139°40′10.55″E / 35.8176417°N 139.6695972°E / 35.8176417; 139.6695972