Higashi-Yamatoshi Station

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Higashi-Yamatoshi Station
Higashi-Yamatoshi Station entrance in August 2009
Location 1-1415-1 Sakuragaoka, Higashiyamato-shi, Tokyo
(東京都東大和市桜が丘一丁目1415-1 )
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuShinjuku.svg Seibu Haijima Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Station code SS32
Opened 1950
Previous names Ōmebashi (until 1979)
Passengers (FY2014) 25,130 daily

Higashi-Yamatoshi Station (東大和市駅 Higashiyamatoshi-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Haijima Line in Higashiyamato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Higashi-Yamatoshi Station is served by the Seibu Haijima Line, and is located 5.7 kilometers from the starting point of that line at Kodaira Station.

Station layout[edit]

There are two elevated opposed side platforms serving two tracks on the second floor (Japanese sense, first floor in European sense), accessed by stairs, escalators and lifts, with the station building and ticket gates underneath at ground level.


1  Haijima Line for Haijima
2  Haijima Line for Hagiyama, Kodaira and Seibu Shinjuku


Trains run 04:55-00:40 weekdays and 04:55-00:25 weekends. The typical hourly weekday off-peak service is:

  • 6 trains calling at all stations to Kodaira, of which:
    • 3 continue as Expresses to Seibu-Shinjuku, calling at all stations to Tanashi, then Kami-Shakujii, Saginomiya, Takadanobaba, and Seibu-Shinjuku
  • 6 trains to Tamagawa-Jōsui, of which:
    • 4 continue to Haijima, calling at all stations

Typical journey times are 9 minutes to Kodaira, 12 minutes to Haijima, and 37 minutes to Seibu-Shinjuku on the direct Express trains. The off-peak Local trains to Kodaira connect there to Express trains from Hon-Kawagoe to Seibu-Shinjuku. During the morning and evening rush hours on weekdays, Semi-Express trains run to Seibu-Shinjuku, calling at all stations to Kami-Shakujii, then Saginomiya, Takadanobaba, and Seibu-Shinjuku, with a total journey time of between 37 and 48 minutes.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Haijima Line
Ogawa   Express   Tamagawa-Jōsui
Ogawa   Semi Express   Tamagawa-Jōsui
Ogawa   Local   Tamagawa-Jōsui


The station opened on May 15, 1950, as Ōmebashi Station (青梅橋駅?), named after the intersection outside. It gained its current name on March 25, 1979, and was elevated on July 17, 1980.[citation needed]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Higashi-Yamatoshi Station becoming "SS32".[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was the 41st busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 25,130 passengers daily.[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2009 23,700[3]
2010 23,379[4]
2011 23,468[5]
2012 24,170[6]
2013 25,171[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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. February 23, 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  2. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014(平成26)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  3. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2009(平成21)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2009)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  4. ^ 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 18 August 2014. 
  5. ^ 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 18 August 2014. 
  6. ^ 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 18 August 2014. 

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Coordinates: 35°43′58″N 139°26′02″E / 35.7329°N 139.4340°E / 35.7329; 139.4340