Irumashi Station

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Irumashi Station
Irumashi-Station-2006-03-12 1.jpg
Irumashi Station north exit in March 2006
Location 2-1 Kawaramachi, Iruma-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SI Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Distance 36.8 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 island + 1 side platform
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code SI23
Opened 1915
Previous names Toyooka-machi (until 1967)
Passengers (FY2014) 35,042 daily
Irumashi Station is located in Japan
Irumashi Station
Irumashi Station
Location within Japan

Irumashi Station (入間市駅, Irumashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Iruma, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Irumashi 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 Inariyama-kōen and Bushi, it is 36.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Service pattern[edit]

All train services stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a ground-level side platform and two island platforms, serving a total of four tracks.[2]


The platforms in June 2005
1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō and Seibu-Chichibu (Limited express services)
2/3  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō
4  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, 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
5  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Ikebukuro (Limited express services

Platform 2 is not normally used.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Tokorozawa   Chichibu/Musashi limited express   Hannō
Tokorozawa   S-Train   Hannō
Kotesashi   Rapid express   Hannō
Inariyama-kōen   Express   Bushi
Inariyama-kōen   Commuter express   Bushi
Inariyama-kōen   Rapid   Bushi
Inariyama-kōen   Commuter semi express   Bushi
Inariyama-kōen   Semi express   Bushi
Inariyama-kōen   Local   Bushi


Toyooka-machi Station after the end of World War II

The station opened on 15 April 1915 as Toyooka-machi Station (豊岡町駅?).[1] It was renamed Irumashi on 1 April 1967.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Irumashi Station becoming "SI23".[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 2014, the station was the 26th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 35,042 passengers daily.[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 35,092[1]
2009 36,331[6]
2010 35,706[7]
2011 34,580[8]
2012 35,241[9]
2013 35,881[9]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station forecourt on the north side in March 2006

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 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 Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 19–73. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  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 22 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]. (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 22 February 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 22 February 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  9. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′35″N 139°23′25″E / 35.8431°N 139.3902°E / 35.8431; 139.3902