Obusuma Station

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Obusuma Station
男衾駅
Obusuma Station entrance 20120219.JPG
Station building and forecourt, February 2012
Location
Prefecture Saitama
(See other stations in Saitama)
District Ōsato
Town Yorii
Neighborhood etc. 1792-1 Tomida
Postal code 369-1216
(in Japanese) 大里郡寄居町富田1792-1
History
Year opened 1925
Rail services
Station number(s) TJ-35
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tōbu Tōjō Line
Statistics 2,067 passengers/day (FY2010)
There are no bus services at this station

Obusuma Station (男衾駅 Obusuma-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōbu Tōjō Line in Yorii, Saitama, Japan, operated by Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Obusuma Station is served by the Tōbu Tōjō Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, and is located 70.8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] During the daytime, the station is served by two "Local" (all-stations) trains per hour in each direction between Ogawamachi and Yorii. There are no direct trains to or from Ikebukuro.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks. The station building is located on the east (up) side, connected to the platforms by an overhead footbridge.[4]

Toilet facilities are located next to the ticket barriers, with no wheelchair access provided.[1][5] New accessible toilet facilities are under construction on the platform, scheduled to be completed in late March 2012.[6]

A storage loop used for track maintenance equipment lies to the east of the station on the site of what was formerly a freight yard, and the remains of a former side platform also lie on the west side of the station.[4]

Platforms[edit]

1 Tōbu Tōjō Line for Yorii
2 Tōbu Tōjō Line for Ogawamachi, Kawagoe, Wakōshi, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōbu Tōjō Line
Tōbu-Takezawa   Local   Hachigata

History[edit]

The station opened on July 10, 1925.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Obusuma Station becoming "TJ-35".[7]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 2,067 passengers daily.[8]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Obusuma Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ Tōbu Tōjō Line Timetable, published February 2011
  4. ^ 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. 35/67. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9. 
  5. ^ "Obusuma Station information" (in Japanese). Saitama Prefectural Government. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "東武東上線 男衾駅 トイレ新設工事についてのお知らせ" [Notice of New Toilet Construction at Tobu Tojo Line Obusuma Station], Tobu Railway, January 2012
  7. ^ 「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. 
  8. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°06′26″N 139°14′05″E / 36.1072°N 139.2346°E / 36.1072; 139.2346