Motokaji Station

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Motokaji Station
元加治駅
Seibu-railway-ikebukuro-line-Motokaji-station-entrance.jpg
Station entrance, August 2009
Location 167 Noda, Iruma-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県入間市野田167)
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SI Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Other information
Station code SI25
History
Opened 1926
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 6,828 daily

Motokaji Station (元加治駅?, Motokaji-eki) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Iruma, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Motokaji Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Bushi and Hannō, it is 41.0 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Service pattern[edit]

Trains that stop here:

  • Local
  • Semi Express
  • Commuter Semi Express
  • Rapid
  • Commuter express
  • Express

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a ground-level island platform serving two tracks. The station building and entrance is situated on the north side and is connected to the platform by a footbridge.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, Nerima, 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
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō and Seibu-Chichibu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu/Musashi limited express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Bushi   Express   Hannō
Bushi   Commuter express   Hannō
Bushi   Rapid   Hannō
Bushi   Commuter semi express   Hannō
Bushi   Semi express   Hannō
Bushi   Local   Hannō

History[edit]

The station opened on 3 April 1926.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Motokaji Station becoming "SI25".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was the least used station on the Ikebukuro-Hannō section of the Seibu Ikebukuro Line (75th out of 92 on the Seibu network as a whole) with an average of 6,828 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 6,735[1]
2009 6,951[6]
2010 6,784[7]
2011 6,890[8]
2012 6,940[9]
2013 6,974[9]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 189-73. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. Nikkei.com (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  9. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°50′26″N 139°20′44″E / 35.8405°N 139.3455°E / 35.8405; 139.3455