Hibarigaoka Station (Tokyo)

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Hibarigaoka Station
ひばりヶ丘駅
Seibu-Railway-Hibarigaoka-Sta-South.jpg
South side of Hibarigaoka Station, May 2012
Location 3-9-19 Sumiyoshichō, Nishitōkyō-shi, Tokyo
(東京都西東京市住吉町3-9-19)
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Platforms 2 island platforms
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code SI13
History
Opened 1924
Previous names Tanashimachi (until 1959)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 69,024 daily
Location
Hibarigaoka Station is located in Japan
Hibarigaoka Station
Hibarigaoka Station
Location within Japan

Hibarigaoka Station (ひばりヶ丘駅 Hibarigaoka-eki?) is a railway station in Nishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Hibarigaoka 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 Hōya and Higashi-Kurume, it is 16.4 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Station layout[edit]

North entrance, November 2012

The station has two elevated island platforms serving four tracks.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1/2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Higashi-Kurume, Tokorozawa, and Hannō
3/4  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

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter express: Does not stop at this station
Shakujii-kōen   Rapid express   Tokorozawa
Shakujii-kōen   Express   Tokorozawa
Shakujii-kōen   Rapid   Higashi-Kurume
Hōya   Commuter semi express   Higashi-Kurume
Hōya   Semi express   Higashi-Kurume
Hōya   Local   Higashi-Kurume

History[edit]

The station opened on June 11, 1924 as Tanashimachi Station (田無町駅?).[1] It gained its current name on May 1, 1959, following the construction of the Hibarigaoka Housing Estate nearby.[1][2]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Hibarigaoka Station becoming "SI13".[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 13th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 69,024 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 65,247[1]
2009 68,663[6]
2010 67,591[7]
2011 66,387[8]
2012 67,456[9]
2013 68,930[9]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 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. ^ 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. 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. 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. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 35°45′06″N 139°32′45″E / 35.7516°N 139.5459°E / 35.7516; 139.5459