Shimo-Akatsuka Station

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Shimo-Akatsuka Station
下赤塚駅
Shimo-akatsuka Station north entrance 20160409.JPG
The north entrance in April 2016
Location 1-23-1 Akatsuka-shinmachi, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 175-0093
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 8.9 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code TJ-09     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7208.html
History
Opened 29 December 1930
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 18,457 daily
Location
Shimo-Akatsuka Station is located in Japan
Shimo-Akatsuka Station
Shimo-Akatsuka Station
Location within Japan

Shimo-Akatsuka Station (下赤塚駅, Shimo-Akatsuka-eki, lit. "Lower Akatsuka Station") is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Shimo-Akatsuka Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Tōbu-Nerima and Narimasu, it is 8.9 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Only "Local" (all-stations) services stop at this station, with eight trains per hour in each direction during the daytime.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks. The station has two entrances: the north entrance adjoining platform 2 (for Ikebukuro) and the souoth entrance adjoining platform 1 (for Narimasu). The two platforms are also linked by an underpass.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Narimasu and Shiki
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Kami-Itabashi and Ikebukuro

Facilities[edit]

Passenger toilet facilities are provided on platform 1.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Tobu Tojo Line
TJ Liner: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Semi express: Does not stop at this station
Tōbu-Nerima   Local   Narimasu

History[edit]

The south entrance in November 2004

The station opened on 29 December 1930.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Shimo-Akatsuka Station becoming "TJ-09".[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 18,457 passengers daily.[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shimo-Akatsuka Station information" (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. Retrieved 30 September 2009. 
  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. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  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 21 March 2012. 
  5. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Archived from the original on 1 January 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°46′13″N 139°38′39″E / 35.7704°N 139.6443°E / 35.7704; 139.6443