Takasaka Station

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Takasaka Station
高坂駅
Takasaka Station West Entrance 20120326.JPG
The west entrance in March 2012
Location 1333-2 Takasaka, Higashimatsuyama-shi, Saitama-ken 355-0047
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 46.2 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code TJ-28     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7407.html
History
Opened 1 October 1923
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 25,937 daily
Location
Takasaka Station is located in Japan
Takasaka Station
Takasaka Station
Location within Japan

Takasaka Station (高坂駅 Takasaka-eki?) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Higashimatsuyama, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Takasaka Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Kita-Sakado and Higashi-Matsuyama, it is 46.2 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Express, Semi express, and Local services stop at this station. During the daytime, the station is served by six trains per hour in each direction.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks, with the station building located above the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Higashi-Matsuyama, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Sakado, Kawagoe, and Ikebukuro
Subway TokyoYurakucho.png Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai

Facilities and accessibility[edit]

A waiting room is provided on the platform. Universal access toilets are located in the station building.[4] Escalators and lifts are provided in addition to steps to the station and platforms.[4]

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
Kita-Sakado   Express   Higashi-Matsuyama
Kita-Sakado   Semi express   Higashi-Matsuyama
Kita-Sakado   Local   Higashi-Matsuyama

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 October 1923.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Takasaka Station becoming "TJ-28".[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 25,937 passengers daily.[6]

Surrounding area[edit]

The shuttle bus for Peony Walk shopping mall in October 2010

A large out-of-town shopping mall, Peony Walk, is located approximately 1 km from Takasaka Station.[7]

  • Takasaka New Town
  • Tokigawa River
  • Tokigawa Riverside Park

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Takasaka Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 9 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. ^ a b 構内マップ [Station map] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  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. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  7. ^ Peony Walk official website. Retrieved 18 January 2010. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°00′09″N 139°23′52″E / 36.0026°N 139.3979°E / 36.0026; 139.3979