Shingashi Station

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Shingashi Station

新河岸駅
Shingashi Station entrance 20151121.JPG
The station entrance and forecourt in November 2015
Location 914-5 Suna, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama-ken 350-1133
Japan
Coordinates 35°53′27″N 139°29′51″E / 35.8907°N 139.4975°E / 35.8907; 139.4975Coordinates: 35°53′27″N 139°29′51″E / 35.8907°N 139.4975°E / 35.8907; 139.4975
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) TJ Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 28.3 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code TJ-20
Website Official website
History
Opened 17 June 1914 (1914-06-17)
Rebuilt 2016-2017
Previous names Takashina (until 1916)
Traffic
Passengers 23,514 per day (FY2014)
Location
Shingashi Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Shingashi Station
Shingashi Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Shingashi Station is located in Japan
Shingashi Station
Shingashi Station
Shingashi Station (Japan)

Shingashi Station (新河岸駅, Shingashi-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Shingashi Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Kami-Fukuoka and Kawagoe, it is 28.3 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Only Semi express and Local services stop at this station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

Track layout

Kawagoe

1
2

Kami-Fukuoka

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. Storage sidings are located on either side of the station for track maintenance equipment.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Kawagoe, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Fujimino, Wakōshi, Narimasu, and Ikebukuro
Y Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
F Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
TY Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai line logo.png Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai

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
Kami-Fukuoka   Semi express   Kawagoe
Kami-Fukuoka   Local   Kawagoe

History[edit]

The station entrance in August 2009

The station opened on 17 June 1914, initially named Takashina Station (高階駅).[1][2] It was renamed Shingashi on 27 October 1916.[citation needed]

Through-running to and from Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line commenced on 14 June 2008.[4]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Shingashi Station becoming "TJ-20".[5]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[6]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 23,513 passengers daily.[7]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shingashi Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 5 January 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. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  4. ^ Tobu Tojo Line, published 7 June 2008
  5. ^ 「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. 
  6. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  7. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 

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