Tochigi Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tochigi Station
栃木駅
Tochigi sta North.JPG
Tochigi station north entrance, December 2009
Location Numawada, Tochigi, Tochigi
(栃木県栃木市沼和田町)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Location
Tochigi Station is located in Japan
Tochigi Station
Tochigi Station
Location within Japan

Tochigi Station (栃木駅 Tochigi-eki?) is a railway station in Tochigi, Tochigi, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Tochigi Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, and is 44.3 km from the starting point of the Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen.[1] It is also a station on the JR East Ryōmō Line and s 10.8 km from the starting point of that line at Oyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

JR Station[edit]

Tochigi Station
栃木駅
JR Station
Tochigi sta South.JPG
Tochigi Station south exit
Location 1-1 Numawada, Tochigi, Tochigi
(栃木県栃木市] 沼和田町1-1)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ryōmō Line
Platforms 1 island platform
History
Opened 1888
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 5,185 daily

The JR East station consists of one island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

1  Ryōmō Line for Oyama
2  Ryōmō Line forSano, Maebashi and Takasaki
Track layout
Shin-Ōhirashita Ōhirashita
Tobu1 2 3 JR2 1
Omoigawa Shin-Tochigi

Tobu Station[edit]

Tochigi Station
栃木駅
Tobu Tochigi station-Platform-201106.jpg
Tobu Tochigi Station platforms, June 2011
Location 1-35 Numawada, Tochigi, Tochigi
(栃木県栃木市沼和田町1-35)
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line
Platforms 1 side, 1 island
Other information
Station code TN-11
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 11,431

The Tobu Station consists of one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform serving three tracks, with the station building located underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHibiya.png Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan
2,3  Tobu Nikko Line for Shin-Tochigi, and Tōbu Nikkō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ryōmō Line
Omoigawa - Ōhirashita
Tobu Nikko Line
Itakura Tōyōdai-mae   Limited Express Spacia   Shin-Tochigi
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Shin-Tochigi
Minami-Kurihashi   Limited Express Kirifuri   Shin-Tochigi
Shin-Ōhirashita   Rapid   Shin-Tochigi
Shin-Ōhirashita   Section Rapid   Shin-Tochigi
Shin-Ōhirashita   Section Express   Shin-Tochigi
Shin-Ōhirashita   Local   Shin-Tochigi

History[edit]

The JR East Ryōmō Line station opened on 22 May 1888. The Tobu station opened on 1 April 1929.[1] It was rebuilt as an elevated station on 17 May 2000.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Tochigi Station becoming "TN-11".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the Tobu station was used by an average of 11,341 passengers daily.[3] The JR East station was used by 5185 passengers (alighting) daily.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tochigi city center
  • Tochigi City Hall

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]. 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. 
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Tochigi Station at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 36°22′18″N 139°43′52″E / 36.3717°N 139.7312°E / 36.3717; 139.7312