Ekoda Station

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Ekoda Station
Ekoda Station 2011-07-16-01.jpg
Ekoda Station south entrance in July 2011
Location 1-78-7 Asahigaoka, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Distance 4.3 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code SI04
Website www.seibu-group.co.jp/railways/railway/ekimap/ekoda/index.html
Opened 1 November 1922
Rebuilt 2011
Passengers (FY2013) 34,045 daily
Ekoda Station is located in Japan
Ekoda Station
Ekoda Station
Location within Japan

Ekoda Station (江古田駅?, Ekoda-eki) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Ekoda Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo to Hannō in Saitama Prefecture, and is located 4.3 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1] Only all-stations "Local" services stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms in November 2005

Ekoda Station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks.[2] The platforms are capable of handling 10-car trains.[2]


1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

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
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter semi express: Does not stop at this station
Semi express: Does not stop at this station
Higashi-Nagasaki   Local   Sakuradai


The old station building in May 2008

The station opened on 1 November 1922.[1]

Renovation of the station building began in 2008 and was completed in 2011.[citation needed]

Station numbering was introduced during fiscal 2012, with Ekoda Station becoming "SI04".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the 28th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 34,045 passengers daily.[4] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 39,728[1]
2009 34,527[5]
2010 32,808[6]
2011 32,942[7]
2012 33,535[4]
2013 34,045[4]
2015 32,396[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

Several university and college campuses are located nearby the station.

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. ^ 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. 28/63. 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. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°44′15″N 139°40′22″E / 35.737489°N 139.672806°E / 35.737489; 139.672806