Ōwada Station (Saitama)

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Ōwada Station
大和田駅
Tobu Owada Station 20070324.jpg
Ōwada Station in March 2007
Location 31-172-1 Junochō, Minuma-ku, Saitama, Saitama
(さいたま市大宮区寿能町1丁目172-1)
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Noda Line (TD) symbol.svg Tobu Urban Park Line
Platforms 2 side
Other information
Station code TD-04
History
Opened 1929
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 19,135 daily

Ōwada Station (大和田駅, Ōwada-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Urban Park Line in Minuma-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Ōwada Station is served by the 62.7 km Tobu Urban Park Line from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Funabashi in Chiba Prefecture, and lies 4.0 km from the western terminus of the Tobu Urban Park Line at Ōmiya.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Urban Park Line for Iwatsuki, Kasukabe, and Kashiwa
2  Tobu Urban Park Line for Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Urban Park Line
Ōmiya-kōen   Local   Nanasato

History[edit]

The station opened on 17 November 1929.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Ōwada Station becoming "TD-04".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 19,135 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ōwada Park
  • Saitama City Minuma Ward Office

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 224. 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 20 February 2014. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) - Tobu Railway official home page (in Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°55′46″N 139°39′02″E / 35.92944°N 139.65056°E / 35.92944; 139.65056