Hōya Station

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Hōya Station
保谷駅
Hoya-Sta-N.JPG
The north entrance of Hōya Station in September 2011
Location 3-14-30 Higashichō, Nishitōkyō-shi, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Distance 14.1 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 side and 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Station code SI12
Website Official website
History
Opened 15 April 1915
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 60,058 daily
Location
Hōya Station is located in Japan
Hōya Station
Hōya Station
Location within Japan

Hōya Station (保谷駅 Hōya-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Nishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Hōya 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 Ōizumi-gakuen and Hibarigaoka, it is 14.1 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The platforms in September 2011

The station has one island platform and one side platform serving a total of three tracks. The side platform serves trains going up on track 3. The island platform serves trains going down on platform 1 and some trains either go up or down on platform 2.[2]

A siding exists between the running tracks west of the station for use by trains terminating at Hōya.[2] Stabling tracks also exist north of the line to the west of the station.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima 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
3  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima and Ikebukuro
Subway TokyoYurakucho.png Tokyo Metro Yūrakuchō Line for Shin-Kiba
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited express: Does not stop at this station
Shakujii-kōen   S-Train[Note 1]   Tokorozawa
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ōizumi-gakuen   Commuter express   Higashi-Kurume
Ōizumi-gakuen   Commuter semi express   Hibarigaoka
Ōizumi-gakuen   Semi express   Hibarigaoka
Ōizumi-gakuen   Local   Hibarigaoka
Notes
  1. ^ Weekdays only

History[edit]

The south side of the station in April 2012

The station opened on April 15, 1915.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Hōya Station becoming "SI12".[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 2015, the station was the 14th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 60,058 passengers daily.[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 52,643[1]
2009 56,041[6]
2010 55,545[7]
2011 55,162[8]
2012 56,684[9]
2013 58,280[9]
2015 60,058[5]

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 c 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. 33/65. 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. ^ 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 2015(平成27)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2015)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  6. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 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 6 October 2014. Retrieved 26 January 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  9. ^ a b 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 35°44′54″N 139°34′09″E / 35.7484°N 139.5693°E / 35.7484; 139.5693