Yokoze Station

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Yokoze Station
横瀬駅
Yokoze station 20131121.jpg
Yokoze Station in November 2013
Location 4067 Yokoze, Yokoze-machi, Chichibu-gun, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Chichibu Line
Distance 16.4 km from Agano
Platforms 1 island platform
Other information
Station code SI35
Website Official website
History
Opened 14 October 1969
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 1,781 daily
Location
Yokoze Station is located in Japan
Yokoze Station
Yokoze Station
Location within Japan

Yokoze Station (横瀬駅?, Yokoze-eki) is a railway station on the Seibu Chichibu Line in Yokoze, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Lines[edit]

Yokoze Station is served by the Seibu Chichibu Line to Seibu-Chichibu and is 16.4 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Agano.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a level crossing.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Chichibu Line
Hannō   Chichibu limited express   Seibu-Chichibu
Ashigakubo   Rapid express   Seibu-Chichibu
Ashigakubo   Rapid express
(Through service to Chichibu Railway Nagatoro)
  Ohanabatake
Ashigakubo   Local   Seibu-Chichibu

History[edit]

The station opened on 14 October 1969.[1] A new station building was completed in 1992.

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Yokoze Station becoming "SI35".[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the 85th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 1,781 passengers daily.[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 1,533[1]
2009 1,837[4]
2010 1,770[4]
2011 1,714[5]
2012 1,698[3]
2013 1,781[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Japanese National Route Sign 0299.svg National Route 299
  • Yokoze Town Hall
  • Yokoze History and Culture Museum
  • Yokoze Post Office
  • Yokoze River

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 202. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°59′04″N 139°05′54″E / 35.984505°N 139.098333°E / 35.984505; 139.098333