Shin-Tochigi Station

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Shin-Tochigi Station
新栃木駅
Shin-Tochigi Station - tochgi.jpg
Shin-Tochigi platforms, March 2009
Location
Prefecture Tochigi
(See other stations in Tochigi)
City Tochigi
Neighborhood 1-8-18 Hirayanagimachi
Address in Japanese 栃木市平柳町1-8-18
History
Opened 1929
Rail services
Station number(s) TN-12
Operator(s) Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Nikko Line
Tobu Utsunomiya Line
Statistics 3,842 passengers/day (FY2013)

Shin-Tochigi Station (新栃木駅 Shin Tochigi-eki?) is a railway station in Tochigi, Tochigi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-12".

Lines[edit]

Shin-Tochigi Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, and is also a terminal station of the Tobu Utsunomiya Line. It is located 47.9 km from the starting point of the Tobu Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen and is 24.3 km from the opposing terminus of the Tobu Utsunomiya Line at Tobu Utsunomiya[1]

Station layout[edit]

This station consists of one side platform and one island platforms, connected to the station building by an overhead passageway.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Nikko Line for Tōbu-Nikkō
 Tobu Utsunomiya Line for Tobu Utsunomiya
2, 3  Tobu Nikko Line for for Tochigi and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tōbu-Nikkō
 Tobu Utsunomiya Line for Tobu Utsunomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Nikko Line
Tochigi   Limited Express Spacia   Shin-Kanuma
Tochigi   Rapid   Shin-Kanuma
Tochigi   Section Rapid   Kassemba
Tochigi   Section Express   Terminus
Tochigi   Local   Kassemba
Tobu Utsunomiya Line
Terminus   Local   Yashū-Hirakawa

History[edit]

Shin-Tochigi Station opened on 1 April 1929.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Shin-Tochigi Station becoming "TN-12".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 3,519 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tochigi Post Office
  • Tochigi Fire Department

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 223. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  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 11 November 2013. 

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Coordinates: 36°23′24″N 139°44′30″E / 36.3901°N 139.7417°E / 36.3901; 139.7417