Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station

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Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station
鉄道博物館駅
New Shuttle The Railway Museum station.jpg
Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station in October 2007
Other names The Railway Museum Station
Location 3 Ōnari-chō, Ōmiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県さいたま市大宮区大成町3丁目)
Japan
Operated by Saitama New Urban Transit Logomark.svg Saitama New Urban Transit
Line(s) New Shuttle Ina Line
Distance 1.5 km from Omiya
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Station code     
Website www.new-shuttle.jp/station/tetsudohakubutsukan.html
History
Opened 22 December 1983 (1983-12-22)
Previous names Ōnari (until 2007)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 3,779
Location
Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station is located in Japan
Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station
Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station
Location within Japan

Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station (鉄道博物館駅 Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan-eki?, "The Railway Museum Station") is a railway station on the New Shuttle (Ina Line) in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Japan, operated by Saitama New Urban Transit.

Lines[edit]

Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station is served by the New Shuttle Ina Line, and is 1.5 km from the terminal at Omiya Station (Saitama).

Station layout[edit]

This elevated station consists of two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, located on either side of the elevated Shinkansen lines. The station building is located underneath the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ina Line for Maruyama and Uchijuku
2  Ina Line for Omiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
New Shuttle Ina Line
Omiya Local Kamonomiya

History[edit]

The station opened on 22 December 1983 as Ōnari Station (大成駅?).[1] On 14 October 2007, it was renamed Tetsudō-Hakubutsukan Station coinciding with opening of the nearby Railway Museum.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 3,779 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

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] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 204. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°55′13″N 139°37′05″E / 35.9202°N 139.6181°E / 35.9202; 139.6181