Nishi-Tokorozawa Station

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Nishi-Tokorozawa Station
Nishi-Tokorozawa Station, October 2008
Location 1-11-9 Nishi-Tokorozawa, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Platforms 1 island and 1 side platform
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code SI18
Opened 1915
Previous names Kotesashi (until 1915)
Passengers (FY2014) 24,267 daily

Nishi-Tokorozawa Station (西所沢駅, Nishi-Tokorozawa-eki) is a railway station in Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.


Nishi-Tokorozawa Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo to Hannō, and by its branch, the 4.2 km Seibu Sayama Line to Seibu-Kyūjō-mae. Nishi-Tokorozawa is located 27.2 km from the terminus of the Seibu Ikebukuro Line at Ikebukuro Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level side platforms and one island platform, serving four tracks.[2]


Platforms 1 and 2 are bidirectional platforms used by Sayama Line services, and platforms 3 and 4 are used by Seibu Ikebukuro Line services.[2] Through trains in the up direction from the Sayama Line to Ikebukuro normally use platform 1.

1  Seibu Sayama Line for Seibu-Kyūjō-mae
 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Ikebukuro
2  Seibu Sayama Line for Seibu-Kyūjō-mae
3  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō
4  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

Adjacent stations[edit]

Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu/Musashi limited express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Tokorozawa   Express   Kotesashi
Tokorozawa   Commuter express   Kotesashi
Tokorozawa   Rapid   Kotesashi
Tokorozawa   Commuter semi express   Kotesashi
Tokorozawa   Semi express   Kotesashi
Tokorozawa   Local   Kotesashi
Seibu Sayama Line
Tokorozawa   Express   Shimo-Yamaguchi
Tokorozawa   Rapid   Shimo-Yamaguchi
Tokorozawa   Commuter semi express   Shimo-Yamaguchi
Tokorozawa   Semi express   Shimo-Yamaguchi
Tokorozawa   Local   Shimo-Yamaguchi


The station opened on 15 April 1915 as Kotesashi Station (小手指駅).[1] It was renamed Nishi-Tokorozawa on 1 September 1915.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Nishi-Tokorozawa Station becoming "SI18".[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 43rd busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 24,267 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for the station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 24,154[1]
2009 24,393[6]
2010 23,904[6]
2011 23,863[7]
2012 24,112[8]
2013 24,473[8]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 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. ^ a b 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. 12/71. 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. Archived from the original (pdf) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 10 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]. (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014(平成26)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  6. ^ a b 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°47′22″N 139°27′24″E / 35.7894°N 139.4568°E / 35.7894; 139.4568