Matsubaradanchi Station

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Matsubaradanchi Station
松原団地駅
Matsubaradanchi Station West Entrance 1.JPG
Matsubaradanchi Station West Exit in September 2012
Location 1-1-1 Matsubara, Sōka-shi, Saitama-ken 340-0041
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg Tobu Skytree Line
Distance 19.2 km from Asakusa
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Station code TS-17
History
Opened 1 December 1962
Rebuilt 1992
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 55,458 daily
Location
Matsubaradanchi Station is located in Japan
Matsubaradanchi Station
Matsubaradanchi Station
Location within Japan

Matsubaradanchi Station (松原団地駅 Matsubara-danchi-eki?, lit. "Matsubara Housing Estate Station") is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Sōka, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Track layout

Sōka

1 2

Shinden

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line, and is 19.2 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Asakusa Station in Tokyo.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has one elevated island platform with two tracks. The station building is located underneath the platforms. There are additional tracks for express trains to bypass this station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Tokyo Skytree, and Asakusa
2  Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Koshigaya, and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-17)
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
Express: Does not stop at this station
Section Express: Does not stop at this station
Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Section Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Sōka (TS-16)   Local   Shinden (TS-18)

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 December 1962.[1] It was rebuilt as an elevated station in 1992.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Matsubaradanchi Station becoming "TS-17".[2]

Future plans[edit]

In spring 2017, the station is planned to be renamed Dokkyo Daigaku-mae (Soka Matsubara) (独協大学前〈草加松原〉駅?) to reflect its closeness to Dokkyo University and also the Soka Matsubara Walking Trail.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 55,458 passengers daily.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sōka Matsubara Housing Estate
  • Dokkyo University
  • Matsubaradanchi Post Office
  • Saiyu Soka Hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 「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 27 May 2012. 
  3. ^ さよなら「松原団地」駅 団地と歩んだ半世紀、来春改名. Asahi Shimbun Digital (in Japanese). Japan: The Asahi Shimbun Company. 23 June 2016. Archived from the original on 23 June 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2016. 
  4. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) - Tobu Railway official home page (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°50′37″N 139°48′03″E / 35.8435°N 139.8007°E / 35.8435; 139.8007