Koshigaya Station

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Koshigaya Station
越谷駅
Koshigaya Station East Entrance 20120924.jpg
Koshigaya Station east entrance in September 2012
Location 4-11 Yayoichō, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken 343-0816
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg Tobu Skytree Line
Distance 24.4 from Asakusa
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 6
Other information
Station code TS-21
Website railway.tobu.co.jp/guide/station/info/1409.html
History
Opened 17 April 1920
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 48,128 daily
Location
Koshigaya Station is located in Japan
Koshigaya Station
Koshigaya Station
Location within Japan
Track layout

Shin-Koshigaya

1 2 3 4

Kita-Koshigaya

Koshigaya Station (越谷駅 Koshigaya-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line (Tobu Isesaki Line) in Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line, and is 24.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Asakusa Station in Tokyo. Through services also operate to and from Naka-Meguro via the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two elevated island platforms with two tracks each, one for all-stations "Local" services and one for express/rapid services. The station building is located underneath the platforms. There are two additional tracks for non-stopping trains to pass this station.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Tokyo Skytree, and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya
Tokyu DT line symbol 01.svg Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chuo-Rinkan
2  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Tokyo Skytree, and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno and Naka-Meguro
3  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Koshigaya, Kasukabe, and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi
4  Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Isesaki Line (TI) symbol.svg Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki
Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Platforms 2 and 3 are used by all-stations "Local" services".[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-21)
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
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Express   Sengendai (TS-24)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Section Express   Sengendai (TS-24)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Semi-Express   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Section Semi-Express   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Local   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)

History[edit]

Koshigaya Station opened on 17 April 1920, with the name originally written as "越ヶ谷駅".[2] The kanji characters for the station name were changed to "越谷駅" (with the pronunciation unchanged) on 1 December 1956.[2] The station was rebuilt with elevated platforms in 1997.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Koshigaya Station becoming "TS-21".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 48,128 passengers daily.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Koshigaya City Office[1]
  • Koshigaya City Library
  • Koshigaya Municipal Hospital

Schools[edit]

  • Saitama Prefectural Koshigaya High School
  • Saitama Prefectural Koshigaya Higashi High School
  • Koshigaya Sogo Gijutsu High School
  • Koshigaya Elementary School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (January 2010). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京北東部・埼玉南東部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 North-east Tokyo and South-east Saitama] (in Japanese). Japan: Kodansha. p. 68. ISBN 978-4-06-270022-1. 
  2. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 222. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  3. ^ 「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 19 February 2016. 
  4. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°53′15″N 139°47′11″E / 35.8876°N 139.7863°E / 35.8876; 139.7863