Akitsu Station (Tokyo)

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Akitsu Station
秋津駅
Akitsu-Station-2005-11-03.jpg
Akitsu-Station south entrance, November 2005
Location 5-7-8 Akitsu-chō, Higashimurayama-shi, Tokyo
(東京都東村山市秋津町5-7-8)
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Station code SI16
History
Opened 1917
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 78,103 daily
Location
Akitsu Station is located in Japan
Akitsu Station
Akitsu Station
Location within Japan
Track diagram showing the correlation between Akitsu and Shin-Akitsu stations

Akitsu Station (秋津駅 Akitsu-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Akitsu 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 Kiyose and Tokorozawa, it is 21.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1] The station also offers an interchange with Shin-Akitsu Station on the JR Musashino Line, which is a short walk away.[2]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
2  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

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
Commuter express: Does not stop at this station
Kiyose   Rapid   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Commuter semi express   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Semi express   Tokorozawa
Kiyose   Local   Tokorozawa

History[edit]

Akitsu Station opened on December 12, 1917.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Akitsu Station becoming "SI16".[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 2014, the station was the ninth busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 78,103 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 65,951[1]
2009 77,111[6]
2010 76,177[7]
2011 76,217[8]
2012 77,735[9]
2013 78,878[9]

Surrounding area[edit]

The shopping street in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, leading from Akitsu Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line to Shin-Akitsu Station on the JR Musashino Line, January 2013

South exit[edit]

North exit[edit]

See also[edit]

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. 32/65. 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. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014(平成26)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 17 July 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. 
  9. ^ a b 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. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°46′42″N 139°29′48″E / 35.77828°N 139.49675°E / 35.77828; 139.49675