Higashi-Mukōjima Station

Higashi-Mukōjima Station (東向島駅, Higashi-Mukōjima eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tobu Railway.[1]

TS05
Higashi-Mukōjima Station

東向島駅
Higashimukojimastation-exit-april28-2015.jpg
Station entrance, April 2015
Location4-29-7 Higashi-Mukōjima, Sumida, Tokyo
(墨田区東向島4-29-7)
Japan
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)TS Tobu Skytree Line
History
Opened1902
Previous namesTamanoi (until 1988)
Passengers
[1]16,867 daily

LinesEdit

The station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line from Asakusa Station in Tokyo to Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen in Saitama Prefecture. It is located 3.2 km from Asakusa Station.[2]

Station layoutEdit

Higashi-Mukōjima Station has two opposite side platforms serving two tracks.

PlatformsEdit

1 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi
2 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Hikifune and Asakusa

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line TS05
Limited Express Spacia: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Ryōmō: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Revaty: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Shimotsuke: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Skytree Liner: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express Urban Park Liner: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Hikifune TS04   Section Express   Kanegafuchi TS06
Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Hikifune TS04   Section Semi-Express   Kanegafuchi TS06
Hikifune TS04   Local   Kanegafuchi TS06

HistoryEdit

The station first opened on 1 April 1902 as Shirahige Station (白鬚駅), but operations were suspended from 15 July 1905, and the station was formally closed from 4 April 1908. It reopened as Tamanoi Station (玉ノ井駅) on 1 October 1923 following urban regrowth after the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake. On 12 December 1987, the station was renamed Higashi-Mukōjima Station.[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

 
Tobu Museum

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Higashi-Mukōjima Station information Retrieved 12 March 2009 (in Japanese)
  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. 197. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 35°43′28″N 139°49′10″E / 35.7244°N 139.8195°E / 35.7244; 139.8195