Hikarigaoka Station

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Hikarigaoka Station
光が丘駅
Hikarigaoka-Station-A3.jpg
Entrance A3
Location Nerima, Tokyo, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by Toei Subway
Line(s) Toei Ōedo Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code E-38
History
Opened 1991
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 56,529 daily

Hikarigaoka Station (光が丘駅 Hikarigaoka-eki?) is a subway station on the Toei Ōedo Line in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway.

Lines[edit]

Hikarigaoka Station is the terminus of the Toei Ōedo Line. It is numbered E-38.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The platforms, November 2014

The station is the westernmost of all Toei stations, and, at a depth of 11.9 m below ground level, the platform is the closest to the surface of all the Ōedo Line stations.[1] There are five exits from the station, labelled A1 through to A5.[2]

Platforms[edit]

The station has an island platform with two tracks.


1  Toei Ōedo Line for Tochōmae, Roppongi, and Daimon
2  Toei Ōedo Line Alighting only

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Oedo Line (E-38)
Nerima-kasugachō (E-37) - Terminus

History[edit]

Hikarigaoka Station opened on 10 December 1991.[3]

Future plans[edit]

Though currently the terminus of the Ōedo Line, the line is expected to be extended towards Ōizumigakuenchō, a project which is expected to begin in 2015.[4] The line may then be extended towards Niiza, Saitama, Kiyose, Tokyo and eventually to Higashi-Tokorozawa Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 56,529 passengers (28,347 boarding, 28,182 exiting) daily.[5] Below is a table of the passenger statistics of the station beginning with 1991, the year the station entered service.

Year Passengers Source
1991 7,982 [6]
1992 9,019 [7]
1993 10,027 [8]
1994 11,025 [9]
1995 11,303 [10]
1996 11,540 [11]
1997 13,501 [12]
1998 19,545 [13]
1999 20,689 [14]
2000 22,285 [15]
2001 23,975 [16]
2002 25,030 [17]
2003 26,098 [18]
2004 26,668 [19]
2005 27,230 [20]
2006 28,041 [21]
2007 29,251 [22]
2008 29,286 [23]
2009 28,706 [24]
2010 28,468 [25]
2011 28,425 [26]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located towards the centre of the Hikarigaoka housing complex and is located in the vicinity of the large Hikarigaoka IMA shopping centre.[27] Hikarigaoka itself is located at the northern point of Nerima, Tokyo near the border with Itabashi, Tokyo and Wakō, Saitama. Bus services from this station are operated by Kokusaikōgyō Bus and Seibu Bus.[1] A spur of National Route 443 is routed above the station.[28]

Cultural references[edit]

The station and other parts of the Toei Ōedo Line are referenced in the Digimon Adventure franchise.[29][30][31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hikarigaoka". www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Hikarigaoka exits". www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 218. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  4. ^ http://www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp/kusei/machi/kakuchiiki/oedo/index.files/panhu.pdf PDF
  5. ^ 東京都交通局 各駅乗降人員一覧
  6. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成3年)241ページ
  7. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成4年)
  8. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成5年)
  9. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成6年)
  10. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成7年)
  11. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成8年)
  12. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成9年)
  13. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成10年) PDF
  14. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成11年) PDF
  15. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成12年)
  16. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成13年)
  17. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成14年)
  18. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成15年)
  19. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成16年)
  20. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成17年)
  21. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成18年)
  22. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成19年)
  23. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成20年)
  24. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成21年)
  25. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成22年)
  26. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成23年)
  27. ^ "Hikarigaoka IMA home page". http://www.town.haga.tochigi.jp/. Retrieved 2013-08-02.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  28. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-12-15. 
  29. ^ "Odaiba Memorial - Hikarigaoka". marron.extracaffeine.com. Retrieved 2015-12-14. 
  30. ^ "Odaiba Memorial - Juunigou-sen". marron.extracaffeine.com. Retrieved 2015-12-15. 
  31. ^ "Odaiba Memorial - Shinjuku". marron.extracaffeine.com. Retrieved 2015-12-15. 

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Coordinates: 35°45′28″N 139°37′45″E / 35.7578°N 139.6293°E / 35.7578; 139.6293