Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station

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Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station
TOBU-Utsunomiya Station exit2009-1-27.JPG
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station entrance in 2009
Location 5-4 Miyazono-cho, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi-ken
Operated by Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Utsunomiya Line
Distance 24.3 km from Shin-Tochigi
Platforms 1 bay platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code TN-40
Website Official website
Opened 11 August 1931
Passengers (FY2014) 10,194 daily
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station is located in Japan
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station
Location within Japan

Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station (東武宇都宮駅, Tōbu-Utsunomiya-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Utsunomiya Line in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-40".


Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station forms the northern terminus of the 24.3 km Tobu Utsunomiya Line from Shin-Tochigi.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a bay platform located on the second floor ("2F") level, serving two terminating tracks.


2/3  Tobu Utsunomiya Line for Shin-Tochigi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tobu Utsunomiya Line
Esojima   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Terminus
Minami-Utsunomiya   Local   Terminus


Tobu-Utsunomiya opened on 11 August 1931.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on Tobu lines, with Tobu-Utsunomiya Station becoming "TN-40".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 10,194 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in the same building as the Tobu Department Store in the commercial centre of the city of Utsunomiya. JR East's Utsunomiya Station is located 1.6 km east of the station and connected with this station by frequent bus services.

  • Tochigi Prefectural Capital building
  • Utsunomiya City Hall
  • Utsunomiya Central Post Office
  • Site of former Utsunomiya Castle


  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). 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 26 May 2015. 
  3. ^ 「駅情報(乗降人員) 企業情報 東武鉄道ポータルサイト (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 8 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°33′33″N 139°52′49″E / 36.5590668°N 139.8804027°E / 36.5590668; 139.8804027