Narimasu Station

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Narimasu Station
成増駅
Narimasu Station south entrance 20160719.jpg
The south entrance in July 2016
Location 2-13-1 Narimasu, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 175-0094
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 10.4 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code TJ-10     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7209.html
History
Opened 1 May 1914
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 57,729 daily
Location
Narimasu Station is located in Japan
Narimasu Station
Narimasu Station
Location within Japan

Narimasu Station (成増駅 Narimasu-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Shimo-Akatsuka and Wakōshi, it is 10.4 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Rapid, Express, Semi Express, and Local services stop at this station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. Platforms 2 and 4 are used to allow faster trains to overtake slower stopping trains. This station has a season ticket sales office.[3]

Platforms[edit]

1/2  Tobu Tojo Line for Shiki, Kawagoe, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
3/4  Tobu Tojo Line for Kami-Itabashi, Ōyama, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Tobu Tojo Line
TJ Liner: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Ikebukuro   Rapid   Wakōshi
Ikebukuro   Express   Wakōshi
Ikebukuro   Semi express   Wakōshi
Shimo-Akatsuka   Local   Wakōshi

History[edit]

The south entrance in 2004

The station opened on 1 May 1914 coinciding with the opening of the Tojo Railway line from Ikebukuro.[4]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Narimasu Station becoming "TJ-10".[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 57,729 passengers daily.[6] Passenger figures for previous years (boarding passengers only) are as shown below.[7]

Fiscal year Daily average
1950 6,724[Note 1]
1960 14,506[Note 1]
1970 34,416[Note 1]
1980 40,076[Note 1]
1990 37,067[Note 1]
2000 41,985[Note 1]
2010 37,548[Note 1]
2014 57,729
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Number of boarding passengers only

Surrounding area[edit]

The north side of the station in July 2016

North side[edit]

  • Narimasu Library
  • Itabashi Art Museum
  • Akatsuka No. 2 Junior High School
  • Akatsuka Elementary School
  • Akatsuka Park

South side[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Narimasu Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 30 September 2009. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  4. ^ Yamamoto, Tomoyuki (October 2008). 東武東上線の神話時代(1). Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 48 no. 570. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. pp. 126–131. 
  5. ^ 「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 21 March 2012. 
  6. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Sawauchi, Kazuaki (October 2013). 東武鉄道東上線の歴史過程 [History of the Tobu Tojo Line]. The Railway Pictorial (in Japanese). Japan: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. 63 (880): 18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°46′38″N 139°37′57″E / 35.7773°N 139.6326°E / 35.7773; 139.6326