Minami-Sakurai Station (Saitama)

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Minami-sakurai Station
Minamisakurai Station North Entrance 1.JPG
Minami-sakurai Station north entrance in August 2012
Location 118 Yonejima, Kasukabe, Saitama
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Noda Line (TD) symbol.svg Tobu Urban Park Line
Platforms 2 side
Other information
Station code TD-12
Opened 1930
Previous names Naganuma Temporary Stop (to 1932)
Passengers (FY2014) 14,793 daily

Minami-sakurai Station (南桜井駅, Minami-sakurai-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Noda Line (also known as the “Tobu Urban Park Line”) in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.


Minami-sakurai Station is served by the 62.7 km Tobu Noda Line from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Funabashi in Chiba Prefecture, and lies 20.6 km from the western terminus of the line at Ōmiya.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level opposing side platforms serving two tracks, with an elevated station building located above.


1  Urban Park Line for Kasukabe, Iwatsuki, and Ōmiya
2  Urban Park Line for Nodashi, Kashiwa, and Funabashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Urban Park Line
Fujino-ushijima Local Kawama


Minami-sakurai Station opened on 9 December 1930[1] as the Naganuma Temporary Stop (永沼臨時停留所, Naganuma Rinji Teiryujo). On 1 August 1932 it was relocated 400 meters towards Kashiwa and elevated in status to a full station with its present name. On 6 November 1943, a new station named Yonejima Station (米島駅, Yonejima eki) was established 800 meters in the direction of Kashiwa for freight operations. This station ceased operations on 30 September 1945, and was abolished on 23 December 1956, and Minami-sakurai Station was relocated to its location. From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Noda Line, with Minami-sakurai Station becoming "TD-12".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 14,793 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 224. 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 7 May 2013. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) Archived 2016-08-06 at the Wayback Machine. - Tobu Railway official home page (in Japanese)

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Coordinates: 35°58′50″N 139°48′29″E / 35.98056°N 139.80806°E / 35.98056; 139.80806