Higashi-Moro Station

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Higashi-Moro Station
東毛呂駅
Higashi-Moro Station entrance 20120312.JPG
Higashi-Moro Station entrance in March 2012
Location 2314-1 Iwai, Moroyama-machi, Iruma-gun, Saitama-ken 350-0467 350-0467
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Ogose Line
Distance 8.6 km from Sakado
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code TJ-45     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/8108.html
History
Opened 16 December 1934
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 5,505 daily
Location
Higashi-Moro Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Moro Station
Higashi-Moro Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Moro Station (東毛呂駅, Higashi-Moro-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Ogose Line in Moroyama, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Moro Station is served by the Tobu Ogose Line, a 10.9 km single-track branchline running from Sakado to Ogose, and is situated 8.6 km from Sakado.[2] During the daytime, the station is served by four trains per hour in each direction.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks. The station entrance is on the south side of the station, connected to the platforms by a footbridge at the east (Sakado) end of the platform. A footbridge served by lifts opened at the west (Ogose) end of the platform in 2009.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Ogose Line for Ogose
2  Tobu Ogose Line for Sakado

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Ogose Line
Bushū-Nagase   Local   Bushū-Karasawa

History[edit]

The station opened on 16 December 1934.[2]

Platform edge sensors and TV monitors were installed in 2008 ahead of the start of driver-only operation on the Ogose Line from June 2008.

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Ogose Line, with Higashi-Moro Station becoming "TJ-45".[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 5,505 passengers daily.[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bus services[edit]

Higashi-Moro Station is served by local Kawagoe Motor Corporation (KKJ) bus services from a bus stop in front of the station. It is also served by the "Moro Bus" community minibus (Yabusame Green Line and Yuzu Yellow Line) service.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 東毛呂駅 [Higashi-Moro Station] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  4. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  5. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 2 September 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  6. ^ もろバス時刻表 やぶさめ号 [Moro Bus Timetable - Yabusame] (pdf) (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama. Retrieved 26 March 2013. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ もろバス時刻表 ゆず号 [Moro Bus Timetable - Yuzu] (pdf) (in Japanese). Japan: Moroyama. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°56′50″N 139°18′55″E / 35.9472°N 139.3152°E / 35.9472; 139.3152