Ukima-Funado Station

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Ukimafunado Station
浮間舟渡駅
JREast-Ukima-funado-station-front.jpg
Ukimafunado Station, February 2016
Location 4 Ukima, Kita, Tokyo
(東京都北区浮間4丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Saikyō Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1985
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 19,463 daily

Ukimafunado Station (浮間舟渡駅 Ukimafunado-eki?) is a railway station on the Saikyō Line in Kita, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines[edit]

Ukima-Funado Station is served by the Saikyō Line which runs between Ōsaki in Tokyo and Ōmiya in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains continue northward to Kawagoe via the Kawagoe Line and southward to Shin-Kiba via the TWR Rinkai Line. The station is located 8.6 km north of Ikebukuro Station.[2] The station identification colour is "tokiwa green".[2]

The station name is taken from the Ukima and Funado districts in which the station lies.[2]

Under the JR fare calculation system, this station is the northern boundary station of the "Tokyo 23 Districts" area.

Station layout[edit]

Ticket barriers at the station, March 2007

The station consists of one elevated island platform serving two tracks. The tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen also run adjacent to this station, on the west side.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1  Saikyō Line for Akabane, Shinjuku, and Ōsaki
Rinkai Line for Shin-Kiba
2  Saikyō Line for Musashi-Urawa, Ōmiya, and Kawagoe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Saikyō Line
Commuter rapid: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Kita-Akabane   Local   Toda-Kōen

History[edit]

Ukimafunado Station opened on 30 September 1985.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 19,463 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 16,488[4]
2005 18,420[5]
2010 19,546[6]
2011 19,463[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Shibaura Institute of Technology Junior and Senior High School[7]
  • Kita Ward Ukima Junior High School[8]
  • Kita Ward Ukima Elementary School
  • Itabashi Ward Shimura No. 5 Junior High School
  • Itabashi Ward Funado Elementary School[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅情報(浮間舟渡駅) [Station Information: Ukima-Funado Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 18–51. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  7. ^ Shibaura Institute of Technology Junior and Senior High School website Retrieved 30 October 2012 (Japanese)
  8. ^ Kita Ward Ukima Junior High School website Retrieved 30 October 2012. (Japanese)
  9. ^ Itabashi Ward Funado Elementary School website Retrieved 30 October 2012. (Japanese)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°47′28.27″N 139°41′28.80″E / 35.7911861°N 139.6913333°E / 35.7911861; 139.6913333