Hikifune Station

Hikifune Station (曳舟駅, Hikifune-eki) is a railway station in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

TS04
Hikifune Station

曳舟駅
HikifuneStation-WestExit-b-July3-2015.jpg
West station entrance, July 2015
Location2-26-6 Higashimukōjima, Sumida, Tokyo
(墨田区東向島2-26-6)
Japan
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)
History
Opened1902
Passengers
[1]24,135 daily

LinesEdit

Hikifune Station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Kameido Line, and is located 2.4 km from the Tokyo terminus at Asakusa Station.[2] It is also where the Skytree line and trains going to Oshiage Station and the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line split.

Station layoutEdit

This station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks for the Tobu Skytree Line. For the Tobu Kameido Line, the station consists of a terminating single side platform serving one track.

PlatformsEdit

1 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi (from Asakusa)
2 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi (from Oshiage)
3 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Oshiage
Z Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Ōtemachi, Nagatacho and Shibuya
DT Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
4 TS Tobu Skytree Line for Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa
5 TS Tobu Kameido Line for Kameido

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Tobu Skytree Line TS04
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
Tokyo Skytree TS02   Local   Higashi-Mukōjima TS05
Tokyo Skytree TS02   Section Semi-Express   Higashi-Mukōjima TS05
Tokyo Skytree TS02   Section Express   Higashi-Mukōjima TS05
Oshiage TS03 Z14   Semi-Express   Kita-Senju TS09
Oshiage TS03 Z14   Express   Kita-Senju TS09
Tobu Kameido Line TS04
Omurai TS41 - Terminus

HistoryEdit

 
A Tobu 7800 series EMU at Hikifune Station

The station opened on 1 April 1902.[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 24,135 passengers daily.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hikifune Station information (Tobu Railway) (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.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information (Passenger statistics)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2014.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 35°43′07″N 139°49′01″E / 35.7187°N 139.8170°E / 35.7187; 139.8170