Yasaka Station (Tokyo)
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (December 2008)|
|Entrance to Yasaka Station|
(See other stations in Tokyo)
|Line(s)||Seibu Tamako Line|
The station opened on October 1, 1942.
The station has a single platform, which is elevated above a major road. The station has one entrance/exit to the north of the station. In addition to automatic ticket vending machines, a ticket window is located adjacent to the automatic wicket gates, which is manned at all times during station opening hours.
Although regarded as a station of the Seibu Tamako Line, most trains serving Yasaka station operate as Seibu Shinku line services. They run as a shuttle service between Seibu-Yūenchi and Kodaira stations. Such services are timed in both directions to connect at Hagiyama with services on the Seibu Tamako Line to and from Kokubunji. At peak times in the morning, some services to Kodaira are coupled to Seibu Haijima Line trains at Hagiyama station, which then run to the end of the Seibu Shinjuku line, Seibu Shinjuku, in central Tokyo. Yasaka station is also served by through trains on the Seibu Tamako line, which run directly to/from Kokubunji station.
Neighborhood and Location
Yasaka station is located near to the headquarters and factories of the Bridgestone tyre company. Nearby is a large supermarket, part of the Daiei chain. Also in the neighborhood is Higashimurayama municipal park and Yasaka Shinto shrine.
|Hagiyama||Seibu Tamako Line||Musashi-Yamato|
|Hagiyama||Seibu Shinjuku Line||Musashi-Yamato|