Bushi Station

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Bushi Station

仏子駅
Bushi Station north entrance 20170325.jpg
Bushi Station north entrance in March 2017
Location 880 Bushi, Iruma-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
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
History
Opened 15 April 1915 (1915-04-15)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 12,193 daily
Location
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.

Lines[edit]

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]

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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]

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. ^ 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