Sōka Station platforms, November 2008
|Location||2 Takasago, Sōka, Saitama
|Operated by||Tobu Railway|
|Line(s)||Tobu Skytree Line|
|Passengers (FY2014)||82,844 daily|
Sōka Station (草加駅 Sōka-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Sōka, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. It is one stop away from the border between Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture.
The station has two elevated island platforms with four tracks abutting the platforms, going in opposite directions. The station building is located underneath the platforms. Tracks one and six are used for through traffic and are not served by platforms, so the platform numbering starts with platform 2.
|2||■ Tobu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express)||for Kita-Senju, Asakusa
Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
|3||■ Tobu Skytree Line (Local)||for Kita-Senju and Asakusa
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
|4||■ Tobu Skytree Line (Local)||for Kita-Koshigaya, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi|
|5||■ Tobu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express)||for Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, Tatebayashi, Ōta, Minami-Kurihashi, and Shin-Tochigi|
|Tobu Skytree Line (TS-16)|
|Limited Express Spacia: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express Ryōmō: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express Kirifuri: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express Shimotsuke: Does not stop at this station|
|Rapid/Section Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Section Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Semi-Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Section Semi-Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Yatsuka (TS-15)||Local||Matsubaradanchi (TS-17)|
The station opened on 27 August 1899.
From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Sōka Station becoming "TS-16".
In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 82,844 passengers daily.
- Sōka City Hall
- Sōka Post Office
- 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. 222. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
- 「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 27 May 2012.
- 駅情報（乗降人員） - Tobu Railway official home page (Japanese)
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- Sōka Station information (Japanese)