Bushi Station

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Bushi Station

Bushi Station north entrance 20170325.jpg
Bushi Station north entrance in March 2017
Location 880 Bushi, Iruma-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SI Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Distance 39.7 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Station code SI24
Website Official website
Opened 15 April 1915 (1915-04-15)
Passengers (FY2014) 12,193 daily
Bushi Station is located in Japan
Bushi Station
Bushi Station
Location within Japan

Bushi Station (仏子駅?, Bushi-eki) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Iruma, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Bushi 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 Irumashi and Motokaji, it is 39.7 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Service pattern[edit]

Trains that stop here:

  • Local (all-stations services)
  • Semi Express
  • Rapid
  • Commuter express
  • Express

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks, with a bidirectional centre track in between the two platform tracks for use by out-of-service trains.[2]


1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa 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 Hannō and Seibu-Chichibu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu/Musashi limited express: Does not stop at this station
S-Train: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Irumashi   Express   Motokaji
Irumashi   Commuter Express   Motokaji
Irumashi   Rapid   Motokaji
Irumashi   Semi Express   Motokaji
Irumashi   Local   Motokaji


The north entrance in May 2007

The station opened on 15 April 1915.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Bushi Station becoming "SI24".[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 62nd busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 12,193 passengers daily.[5] Bushi station was the only station on the Ikebukuro-Hannō section of the Seibu Ikebukuro Line to see a decrease in the number of users between fiscal 2012 and 2013.[6] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 16,349[1]
2009 14,037[7]
2010 13,283[7]
2011 12,917[8]
2012 12,537[6]
2013 12,221[6]
2014 12,193[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

The bus stop on the north side of the station in March 2017
  • Musashino Academia Musicae Iruma Campus
  • Musashino Academia Musicae High School
  • Iruma Seibu Junior High School
  • Iruma Bushi Elementary School

See also[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. ^ 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. pp. 19–73. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  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 22 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 駅別乗降人員 2014年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ a b 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 22 February 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 22 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′15″N 139°21′37″E / 35.8375°N 139.3603°E / 35.8375; 139.3603