Ekoda Station

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Ekoda Station
江古田駅
Ekoda Station 2011-07-16-01.jpg
Ekoda Station south entrance in July 2011
Location 1-78-7 Asahigaoka, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
Japan
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
History
Opened 1 November 1922
Rebuilt 2011
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 34,045 daily
Location
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.

Lines[edit]

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]

Platforms[edit]

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

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
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

History[edit]

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]

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. 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