Himemiya Station

Himemiya Station (姫宮駅, Himemiya-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the town of Miyashiro, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway.

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Himemiya Station

姫宮駅
Himemiya Station west entrance 20121109.jpg
The west entrance in November 2012
Location1-1-1 Kawabata, Miyashiro-machi, Minamisaitama-gun, Saitama-ken 345-0804
Japan
Coordinates36°00′15″N 139°44′20″E / 36.0043°N 139.7389°E / 36.0043; 139.7389Coordinates: 36°00′15″N 139°44′20″E / 36.0043°N 139.7389°E / 36.0043; 139.7389
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tōbu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg Tōbu Skytree Line
Distance38.4 km from Asakusa
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeTS-29
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 September 1927
Passengers
FY20195,215 daily
Location
Himemiya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Himemiya Station
Himemiya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Himemiya Station is located in Japan
Himemiya Station
Himemiya Station
Himemiya Station (Japan)

LineEdit

Himemiya Station is served by the Tōbu Skytree Line, and is located 38.4 km from the line's Tokyo terminus at Asakusa.[1]

Station layoutEdit

Track layout

Kita-Kasukabe

1
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen

The station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, with an elevated station building located above the tracks and platform.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōbu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Shin-Koshigaya, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
  Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
  Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan
2  Tōbu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki and Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōbu Skytree Line (TS-29)
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
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Section Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Section Express: Does not stop at this station
Kita-Kasukabe (TS-28)   Semi-Express   Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)
Kita-Kasukabe (TS-28)   Section Semi-Express   Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)
Kita-Kasukabe (TS-28)   Local   Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)

HistoryEdit

Himemiya Station opened on 1 September 1927.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Himemiya Station becoming "TS-29".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 5215 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Miyashiro High School
  • Miyashiro Himemiya Post Office
  • Himemiya Shrine

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 222. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (PDF). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2021.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Himemiya Station at Wikimedia Commons