Higashi-Kurume Station

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Higashi-Kurume Station
Higashi-Kurume Station north entrance, June 2010
Location 1-8 Honchō, Higashikurume-shi, Tokyo
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code SI14
Opened 1915
Passengers (FY2013) 53,547 daily

Higashi-Kurume Station (東久留米駅 Higashi-kurume-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Higashikurume, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Higashi-Kurume 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 Hibarigaoka and Kiyose, it is 17.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks.[2]

The "Emio Higashi-Kurume" shopping and eating complex opened in 2010. The station building includes lavatories for men and women and a wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restroom.


1  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
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō

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
Hōya   Commuter express   Tokorozawa
Hibarigaoka   Rapid   Kiyose
Hibarigaoka   Commuter semi express   Kiyose
Hibarigaoka   Semi express   Kiyose
Hibarigaoka   Local   Kiyose


Higashi-Kurume Station opened on 15 April 1915.[1] It was named Higashi-Kurume to avoid confusion with Kurume Station in Kyushu.[2]

The station was rebuilt in 1994 with a new structure spanning the tracks and platforms.[2]

The "Emio Higashi-Kurume" station complex opened in 2010.[2]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Higashi-Kurume Station becoming "SI14".[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 2013, the station was the 17th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 53,547 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 47,264[1]
2009 52,302[6]
2010 52,275[7]
2011 51,808[8]
2012 52,520[5]
2013 53,547[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Higashikurume City Office
  • Higashikurume Fire Station


  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 d 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. 32/65. 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 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. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°45′40″N 139°32′01″E / 35.7610°N 139.5337°E / 35.7610; 139.5337