Toden-zoshigaya Station

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Toden-zoshigaya Station

都電雑司ヶ谷停留場
Toden-zoshigaya Station Waseda platform 20160820.jpg
The Waseda-bound platform in August 2016
LocationMinami-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-0022
Japan
Operated byPrefSymbol-Tokyo.svg Toei
Line(s) Tokyo Sakura Tram
Distance10.2 km from Minowabashi
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Other information
Websitewww.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/toden/stations/zoshigaya/
History
Opened12 November 1925
Previous namesZoshigaya (until June 2008)
Location
Toden-zoshigaya Station is located in Tokyo
Toden-zoshigaya Station
Toden-zoshigaya Station
Location within Tokyo

Toden-zoshigaya Station (都電雑司ヶ谷停留場, Toden-zōshigaya-teiryūjō) is a tram stop on the Tokyo Sakura Tram in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei).

Lines[edit]

Toden-zoshigaya Station is served by the 12.2 km Tokyo Sakura Tram from Minowabashi to Waseda, and is 10.2 km from Minowabashi.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has two side platforms located on either side of a level crossing.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Sakura Tram
Kishibojimmae - Higashi-ikebukuro-yonchome

History[edit]

The station opened on 12 November 1925, originally named Zoshigaya Station (雑司ヶ谷停留場).[1] It was renamed Toden-zoshigaya on 14 June 2008 to avoid confusion with Zoshigaya Station which opened on the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line subway on the same day.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

The entrance to Zoshigaya Cemetery close to the station in August 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 219. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ 都電荒川線「雑司ヶ谷」停留場の名称変更のお知らせ. News release (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. 8 June 2008. Archived from the original on 12 June 2008. Retrieved 2 August 2016.

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Coordinates: 35°43′27″N 139°43′05″E / 35.7242°N 139.7180°E / 35.7242; 139.7180