Hōya Station

Hōya Station (保谷駅, Hōya-eki) is a passenger railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line located in the city of Nishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

SI12
Hōya Station

保谷駅
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The north entrance of Hōya Station in September 2011
Location3-14-30 Higashichō, Nishitōkyō-shi, Tokyo 202-0012
Japan
Coordinates35°44′54″N 139°34′09″E / 35.7484°N 139.5693°E / 35.7484; 139.5693Coordinates: 35°44′54″N 139°34′09″E / 35.7484°N 139.5693°E / 35.7484; 139.5693
Operated bySeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s)Seibu ikebukuro logo.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Distance14.1 km from Ikebukuro
Platforms1 side and 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
Station codeSI12
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened15 April 1915
Passengers
FY201963,372 daily
Location
Hōya Station is located in Tokyo
Hōya Station
Hōya Station
Location within Tokyo
Hōya Station is located in Japan
Hōya Station
Hōya Station
Hōya Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Hōya Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro 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 Ōizumi-gakuen and Hibarigaoka, it is 14.1 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Station layoutEdit

 
The platforms in September 2011

The station has one island platform and one side platform serving a total of three tracks. The side platform serves trains going up on track 3. The island platform serves trains going down on platform 1 and some trains either go up or down on platform 2.[2]

A siding exists between the running tracks west of the station for use by trains terminating at Hōya.[2] Stabling tracks also exist north of the line to the west of the station.[2]

PlatformsEdit

1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa and Hannō
 Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima and Ikebukuro
  Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
3  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Nerima and Ikebukuro
  Tokyo Metro Yūrakuchō Line for Shin-Kiba
  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited express: Does not stop at this station
Shakujii-kōen   S-Train[Note 1]   Tokorozawa
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ōizumi-gakuen   Commuter express   Higashi-Kurume
Ōizumi-gakuen   Commuter semi express   Hibarigaoka
Ōizumi-gakuen   Semi express   Hibarigaoka
Ōizumi-gakuen   Local   Hibarigaoka
Notes
  1. ^ Weekdays only

HistoryEdit

 
The south side of the station in April 2012

The station opened on April 15, 1915.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Hōya Station becoming "SI12".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was the 14th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 63,372 passengers daily.[5] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 52,643[1]
2005 52,954[6]
2010 55,545[7]
2015 60,058[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ a b c 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. p. 33/65. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6.
  3. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. Nikkei.com (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員(2019年度1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2019)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  6. ^ 東京都統計年鑑 平成17年 9 運輸及び通信 [Tokyo Metropolitan Government statistics (fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  7. ^ 東京都統計年鑑 平成22年 9 運輸及び通信 [Tokyo Metropolitan Government statistics (fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2015(平成27)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2015)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 August 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hōya Station at Wikimedia Commons