Tsukimino Station

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Tsukimino Station
つきみ野駅
Tokyu Tsukimino sta 001.jpg
Tsukimino Station, February 2012
Location 5 Tsukimino, Yamato, Kanagawa
(神奈川県大和市つきみ野五丁目)
Japan
Operated by Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code DT26
History
Opened 1976
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 9,948 daily

Tsukimino Station (つきみ野駅 Tsukimino-eki?) is a railway station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line in Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Tsukimino Station is served by the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line from Shibuya in Tokyo, and lies 30.3 km from the line's Shibuya terminus.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Tsukimino Station has two opposed elevated side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

View of the platforms, August 2008
1  Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
2  Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Shibuya, Oshiage (Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line), Kasukabe (Tobu Isesaki Line)

From 11 October 2013, an experimental platform edge door system was installed for evaluation purposes on the down (Chūō-Rinkan-bound) platform.[2] Originally scheduled to be introduced in the summer of 2013, the low-cost system developed by The Nippon Signal Co., Ltd. consists of 10-m long wire rope screens that are raised and lowered, and is installed along the entire 200 m length of the down platform.[3]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Express: Does not stop at this station
Semi Express: Does not stop at this station
Minami-Machida   Local   Chūō-Rinkan

History[edit]

Tsukimino Station opened on October 15, 1976.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 9,948 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • National Route 16
  • Kanagawa Prefectureal Yamato High School (神奈川県立大和高等学校?)
  • Yamato Municipal Tsukimino Junior High School (大和市立つきみ野中学校?)

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  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. 231. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 関東私鉄2社、新タイプのホームドア実証試験開始-低コストの昇降タイプ [Two private rail companies to experimentally introduce low-cost platform-edge door systems] (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  3. ^ 西武・東急・相鉄で新形ホームドアの実証実験 [New platform edge doors to be evaluated at Seibu, Tokyu, and Sotetsu stations]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°30′37.206″N 139°27′28.904″E / 35.51033500°N 139.45802889°E / 35.51033500; 139.45802889