Kasumigaseki Station (Saitama)
The north entrance in March 2013
|Location||1-1-4 Kasumigaseki-higashi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama-ken 350-1103
|Operated by||Tobu Railway|
|Line(s)||Tobu Tojo Line|
|Distance||34.8 km from Ikebukuro|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||27 October 1916|
|Previous names||Matoba (until 1930)|
|Passengers (FY2015)||29,448 daily|
Kasumigaseki Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Kawagoeshi and Tsurugashima, it is 34.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus. Express, Semi Express, and Local services stop at this station.
The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building located above the platforms.
|1||■ Tobu Tojo Line||for Sakado, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii|
|2||■ Tobu Tojo Line||for Kawagoe, Wakōshi, and Ikebukuro
Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
|Tobu Tojo Line|
|TJ Liner: Does not stop at this station|
|Rapid express: Does not stop at this station|
|Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
The station opened on 27 October 1916 as Matoba Station (的場駅) coinciding with the extension of the Tojo Railway line from Kawagoe to Sakado-machi (now Sakado Station). It was renamed Kasumigaseki on 14 January 1930 following the opening of the nearby Kasumigaseki Country Club in 1929. Later, in 1940, the former name was reassigned to Matoba Station on the Kawagoe Line.
The platform was previously linked to the station building on the south side by an underground passage, but in 2007, the station was rebuilt with the station facilities relocated above the platforms. In 2008, an entrance was also added on the north side of the station.
From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Kasumigaseki Station becoming "TJ-23".
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 29,448 passengers daily. The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average|
- Iruma River
- Tokyo International University
- Kasumigaseki Senior High School
- Tobu Kasumi Driving School
- Kawagoe West Culture Hall
- List of railway stations in Japan
- Kasumigaseki Station (Tokyo), a station in Tokyo with the same name
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- Official website (in Japanese)