Hikifune Station

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Not to be confused with Keisei-Hikifune Station.
Hikifune Station
West station entrance, July 2015
Location 2-26-6 Higashimukōjima, Sumida, Tokyo
Operated by Tobu Railway
Opened 1902
Passengers ([1]) 24,135 daily
Station platform and Tokyo Skytree, 2015

Hikifune Station (曳舟駅 Hikifune-eki?) is a railway station in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.


Hikifune Station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Kameido Line, and is located 2.4 km from the Tokyo terminus at Asakusa Station.[2] It is also where the Skytree line and trains going to Oshiage Station and the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line split.

Station layout[edit]

This station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks for the Tobu Skytree Line. For the Tobu Kameido Line, the station consists of a terminating single side platform serving one track.


Track diagram
1/2  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi
3/4  Tobu Skytree Line for Asakusa and Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line to Oshiage, Shibuya, and Chūō-Rinkan
5  Tobu Kameido Line for Kameido

Adjacent stations[edit]

Tobu Skytree Line (TS-04)
Limited Express Spacia: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Ryōmō: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Kirifuri: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Shimotsuke: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Section Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Local   Higashi-Mukōjima (TS-05)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Section Semi-Express   Higashi-Mukōjima (TS-05)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Section Express   Higashi-Mukōjima (TS-05)
Oshiage (TS-03)   Semi-Express   Kita-Senju (TS-09)
Oshiage (TS-03)   Express   Kita-Senju (TS-09)
Tobu Kameido Line (TS-04)
Omurai (TS-41) - Terminus


A Tobu 7800 series EMU at Hikifune Station

The station opened on 1 April 1902.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 24,135 passengers daily.[3]


  1. ^ Hikifune Station information (Tobu Railway) (Japanese)
  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. 197. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°43′07″N 139°49′01″E / 35.7187°N 139.8170°E / 35.7187; 139.8170