Ōizumi-gakuen Station

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Ōizumi-gakuen Station
大泉学園駅
Oizumigakuen-station-northexit.JPG
North entrance, February 2007
Location 1-29-7 Higashi-oizumi, Nerima, Tokyo
(東京都練馬区東大泉1-29-7)
Japan
Operated by Seibu Railway
Line(s) Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Other information
Station code SI11
History
Opened 1924
Previous names Higashi-Ōizumi (until 1933)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 84,006 daily

Ōizumi-gakuen Station (大泉学園駅 Ōizumi-gakuen-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Ōizumi-gakuen Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Shakujii-kōen and Hōya, it is 12.5 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms, December 2008

The station has one ground-level island platform, serving two tracks.[2]

The station is located close to the home of Leiji Matsumoto, the creator of the anime Galaxy Express 999, and includes a statue of the Conductor from the series. From 2009, the station departure melody was changed to the Galaxy Express 999 theme tune.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima and Ikebukuro
Subway TokyoYurakucho.png Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Shakujii-kōen   Commuter express   Hōya
Nerima   Commuter semi express   Hōya
Shakujii-kōen   Semi express   Hōya
Shakujii-kōen   Local   Hōya

History[edit]

Animator Leiji Matsumoto being appointed honorary station master for one day in March 2008

The station first opened on November 1, 1924, as Higashi-Ōizumi Station (東大泉駅?), and was renamed Ōizumi-gakuen Station on March 1, 1933.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Ōizumi-gakuen Station becoming "SI11".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the 8th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 84,006 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 75,570[1]
2009 84,089[6]
2010 83,002[7]
2011 81,725[8]
2012 82,786[5]
2013 84,006[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

The south exit of the station, February 2007
  • Ōizumi Gakuen Yumeria Hall, Shop, and Tower
  • Toei Tokyo Film & Animation Studios
  • High School Ōizumi (associated with Tokyo Gakugei University)
  • Ōizumi Metropolitan High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 33/63. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. Nikkei.com (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°44′58″N 139°35′13″E / 35.74941°N 139.58685°E / 35.74941; 139.58685