Asakadai Station

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Asakadai Station
朝霞台駅
Asakadai Station North Entrance 20120910.JPG
The north entrance in September 2012
Location 1-4-17 Higashi-benzai, Asaka-shi, Saitama-ken 351-0022
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 16.4 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Connections
Other information
Station code TJ-13
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7307.html
History
Opened 6 August 1974 (1974-08-06)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 153,680 daily
Location
Asakadai Station is located in Japan
Asakadai Station
Asakadai Station
Location within Japan

Asakadai Station (朝霞台駅, Asakadai-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Asaka, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Tojo 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 Asaka and Shiki stations, it is 16.4 km from the Tobu Tojo Line terminus at Ikebukuro.[2] Rapid, Express, Semi express, and Local services stop at this station.[3]

The station is adjacent and at right angles to Kita-Asaka Station on the Musashino Line operated by JR East.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.[4] The station building is located above the platforms, which are situated in a cutting.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Shiki, Kawagoe, Shinrinkōen, and Ogawamachi (Rapid, Express, Semi express services)
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Shiki, Kawagoe, and Shinrinkōen (Local services)
3  Tobu Tojo Line for Wakōshi, Narimasu, and Ikebukuro (Local services)
Y Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
F Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
TY Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai line logo.png Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
4  Tobu Tojo Line for Wakōshi, Narimasu, and Ikebukuro (Rapid, Express, Semi express services)

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Tobu Tojo Line
TJ Liner: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Wakōshi   Rapid   Shiki
Wakōshi   Express   Shiki
Asaka   Semi express   Shiki
Asaka   Local   Shiki

History[edit]

The station opened on 6 August 1974.[2]

Through-running to and from Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line commenced on 14 June 2008.[5]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Asakadai Station becoming "TJ-13".[6]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[7]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 153,680 passengers daily.[8]

Passenger figures for previous years (boarding passengers only) are as shown below.[9]

Fiscal year Daily average
1980 24,549
1990 46,495
2000 86,491
2010 98,964

Surrounding area[edit]

The south entrance in September 2012

Bus services[edit]

From 17 July 2008, there is a direct express bus service to/from Narita Airport. The bus stop is on the south side of the station.[10] 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asakadai Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 11 July 2008.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  4. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 23/61. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9.
  5. ^ Tōbu Tōjō Line Timetable, published 7 June 2008
  6. ^ 「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 21 March 2012.
  7. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  8. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  9. ^ Sawauchi, Kazuaki (October 2013). 東武鉄道東上線の歴史過程 [History of the Tobu Tojo Line]. The Railway Pictorial (in Japanese). Japan: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. 63 (880): 18.
  10. ^ "ふじみ野・志木地区↔成田空港" Archived 21 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. Airport Limousine website. Retrieved on 12 July 2008. (in Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°48′51″N 139°35′14″E / 35.8143°N 139.5872°E / 35.8143; 139.5872