Shimizu-kōen Station

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Shimizu-kōen Station
清水公園駅
Shimizu-koen Station east entrance 20160416.JPG
The east entrance in April 2016
Location 1-32-2 Shimizukōen-Higashi, Noda-shi, Chiba-ken 278-0047
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Noda Line (TD) symbol.svg Tobu Urban Park Line
Distance 26.6 km from Ōmiya
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Station code TD-15     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/6302.html
History
Opened 1 September 1929
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 4,208 daily
Location
Shimizu-kōen Station is located in Japan
Shimizu-kōen Station
Shimizu-kōen Station
Location within Japan

Shimizu-kōen Station (清水公園駅?, Shimizu-kōen-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Urban Park Line in Noda, Chiba, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Shimizu-kōen Station is served by the 62.7 km Tobu Urban Park Line from Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture to Funabashi in Chiba Prefecture, and lies 26.6 km from the western terminus of the line at Ōmiya.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Track layout

Nanakōdai

1 2 3

Atago

Shimizu-kōen Station has one ground-level island platform serving two tracks. The platform is linked to entrance on the east and west entrances by an underground passage. The former platform 1 (a side platform) is no longer in use.

Platforms[edit]

2  Tobu Urban Park Line For Kasukabe, Iwatsuki, Ōmiya
3  Tobu Urban Park Line For Nodashi, Kashiwa, Funabashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Urban Park Line
Nanakōdai   Express   Atago
Nanakōdai   Local   Atago

History[edit]

The platforms in September 2008, with the connecting footbridge still in use

Shimizu-kōen Station opened on 1 September 1929.[1] The station building was reconstructed as an underground structure, which was completed on 12 March 2007.[citation needed] From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Noda Line, with Shimizu-kōen Station becoming "TD-15".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 4,208 passengers daily.[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2010 3,892[4]
2011 3,871[5]
2012 4,102[6]
2013 4,085[7]
2014 4,208[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shimizu Park
  • Chiba Prefectural Shimizu High School
  • Noda-Shimizu Post Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (January 2010). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京北東部・埼玉南東部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 North-east Tokyo and South-east Saitama] (in Japanese). Japan: Kodansha. p. 76. ISBN 978-4-06-270022-1. 
  2. ^ 「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 7 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b 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 26 April 2016. 
  4. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2011. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  5. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2012. Archived from the original on 23 August 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  6. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2013. Archived from the original on 25 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  7. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2014. Archived from the original on 30 October 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°57′35″N 139°51′35″E / 35.9596°N 139.8596°E / 35.9596; 139.8596