Kita-Sakado Station

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Kita-Sakado Station
北坂戸駅
Kita-Sakado Station East Entrance 20120326.JPG
Kita-Sakado Station east entrance in March 2012
Location 1 Hirosuechō, Sakado-shi, Saitama-ken 350-0272
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 42.7 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code TJ-27     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7406.html
History
Opened 21 August 1973
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 19,569 daily
Location
Kita-Sakado Station is located in Japan
Kita-Sakado Station
Kita-Sakado Station
Location within Japan

Kita-Sakado Station (北坂戸駅?, Kitasakado-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Sakado, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Kita-Sakado Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Sakado and Takasaka, it is 42.7 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Express, Semi express, and Local services stop at this station. During the daytime, the station is served by six trains per hour in each direction.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. The station building is located above the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Higashi-Matsuyama, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Sakado, Kawagoe, 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

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
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
Sakado   Express   Takasaka
Sakado   Semi express   Takasaka
Sakado   Local   Takasaka

History[edit]

The station opened on 21 August 1973.[1][2] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Kita-Sakado Station becoming "TJ-27".[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 19,569 passengers daily.[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

The west entrance in March 2012

Civic[edit]

  • "Orumo" Sakado Civic Culture Centre

Education[edit]

The main entrance of Sakado High School
  • Sakado School for the Deaf
  • Saitama Prefectural Sakado High School[6]
  • Sakura Junior High School
  • Sakado Elementary School
  • Kita-Sakado Elementary School

Rivers[edit]

  • Oppegawa River
  • Komagawa River

Bus services[edit]

The east side of the station is served by the "Sakacchi Bus" (Ōya Line) and "Sakacchi Wagon" (Maguro Line & Shigaichi Line) community minibus services operated by the city of Sakado.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kita-Sakado Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  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. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  4. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  5. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  6. ^ Sakado High School official website (Japanese)
  7. ^ さかっちバス・さかっちワゴン時刻表 [Sakacchi Bus & Sakacchi Wagon Timetable] (pdf) (in Japanese). Japan: City of Sakado. 1 November 2013. p. 2. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°58′20″N 139°23′49″E / 35.97222°N 139.39694°E / 35.97222; 139.39694