Tsuruse Station

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Tsuruse Station
鶴瀬駅
Tsuruse Station east entrance 20150409.JPG
The east entrance in April 2015
Location 1-11-1 Tsuruse-higashi, Fujimi-shi, Saitama-ken 354-0024
Japan
Operated by Tōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s) Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Distance 22.0 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code TJ-17     
Website www.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7313.html
History
Opened 1 May 1914 (1914-05-01)
Traffic
Passengers 43,850 per day (FY2014)
Location
Tsuruse Station is located in Japan
Tsuruse Station
Tsuruse Station
Location within Japan

Tsuruse Station (鶴瀬駅?, Tsuruse-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Fujimi, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Tsuruse Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Mizuhodai and Fujimino stations, it is 22.0 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] Only Semi express and Local services stop at this station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks. The station building is elevated and located above the platform.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Fujimino, Kawagoe, Shinrinkōen, Ogawamachi, and Yorii
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Shiki, Wakōshi, Narimasu, 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
Express: Does not stop at this station
Mizuhodai   Semi express   Fujimino
Mizuhodai   Local   Fujimino

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 May 1914 coinciding with the opening of the Tojo Railway line from Ikebukuro.[4] The west entrance was opened in 1979.

Through-running to and from Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line commenced on 14 June 2008.[5]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Tsuruse Station becoming "TJ-17".[6]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[7]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 43,850 passengers daily.[8]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsuruse Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  2. ^ 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. ^ Yamamoto, Tomoyuki (October 2008). 東武東上線の神話時代(1). Japan Railfan Magazine. Koyusha Co., Ltd. 48 (570): 126–131. 
  5. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published 7 June 2008
  6. ^ 「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. 
  7. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2013
  8. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  9. ^ ららぽーと富士見 グランドオープン ["Lalaport Fujimi" grand opening] (in Japanese). Japan: Mitsui Fudosan Retail Management Co., Ltd. 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°50′45.16″N 139°32′22.41″E / 35.8458778°N 139.5395583°E / 35.8458778; 139.5395583