Tsurugashima Station

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Tsurugashima Station
鶴ヶ島駅
Tsurugashima Station East Entrance 20120711.JPG
The east entrance in July 2012
Location 18-5 Kami-hiroya, Tsurugashima-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 37.0 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus stop
Other information
Station code TJ-24     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7402.html
History
Opened 10 April 1932
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 33,510 daily
Location
Tsurugashima Station is located in Japan
Tsurugashima Station
Tsurugashima Station
Location within Japan

Tsurugashima Station (鶴ヶ島駅?, Tsurugashima-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Tsurugashima, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Tsurugashima Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Kasumigaseki and Wakaba, it is 37.0 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Express, Semi express, and Local services stop at this station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks, with an elevated station building above the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

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

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
Kasumigaseki   Express   Wakaba
Kasumigaseki   Semi express   Wakaba
Kasumigaseki   Local   Wakaba

History[edit]

The station opened on 10 April 1932.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Tsurugashima Station becoming "TJ-24".[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 33,510 passengers daily.[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2010 34,636[6]
2011 34,105[7]
2012 34,105[8]
2013 34,452[9]
2014 33,510[5]

Surrounding area[edit]

The west side of the station in July 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsurugashima 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. ^ 「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. 
  5. ^ a b 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  6. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2011. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  7. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2012. Archived from the original on 23 August 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  8. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2013. Archived from the original on 25 April 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  9. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2014. Archived from the original on 30 October 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°56′12″N 139°25′27″E / 35.9367°N 139.4241°E / 35.9367; 139.4241