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Kita-Koshigaya Station (北越谷駅, Kita-Koshigaya-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Skytree Line in Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

TS22
Kita-Koshigaya Station

北越谷駅
Kitakoshigaya Station East Entrance 1.jpg
Kita-Koshigaya Station east side in June 2012
Location3-4-23 Ōsawa, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken
Japan
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)TS Tobu Skytree Line
Distance26.0 km from Asakusa
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Station codeTS-22
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened27 August 1899
Previous names
  • Koshigaya Station (1899-1911)
  • Bushū-Ōsawa Station (1911-1956)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)52,745 daily
Location
Kita-Koshigaya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Kita-Koshigaya Station
Kita-Koshigaya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Kita-Koshigaya Station is located in Japan
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Kita-Koshigaya Station
Kita-Koshigaya Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Kita-Koshigaya Station is served by the Tobu Skytree Line from Asakusa in Tokyo, and is 26.0 km from the line's terminus at Asakusa.[1] Through services also operate to and from Naka-Meguro via the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, and Shibuya and Chūō-Rinkan via the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line and Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line. It is also located adjacent to Minami-Koshigaya Station on the Musashino Line.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two elevated island platforms serving four lines, with the station building located underneath.

PlatformsEdit

Track layout

Koshigaya

1
2
3
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ōbukuro

1  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Hikifune, and Asakusa
Z Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya
DT Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chuo-Rinkan
2  Tobu Skytree Line for Kita-Senju, Hikifune, and Asakusa
H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno and Naka-Meguro
3  Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe and Kuki
TN Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi
4  Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TI Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki
TN Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-22)
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
Section Express: Does not stop at this station
Koshigaya (TS-21)   Semi-Express   Ōbukuro (TS-23)
Koshigaya (TS-21)   Section Semi-Express   Ōbukuro (TS-23)
Koshigaya (TS-21)   Local   Ōbukuro (TS-23)

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 27 August 1899 as Koshigaya Station (越ヶ谷駅).[1] It was renamed Bushū-Ōsawa Station (武州大沢駅) on 20 November 1911, and was renamed Kita-Koshigaya from 1 December 1956. From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kita-Koshigaya Station becoming "TS-22".[2]

Future developmentsEdit

Chest-high platform edge doors are scheduled to be added by the end of fiscal 2020.[3]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 52,745 passengers daily.[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

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. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ 東武鉄道,ホームドアの設置を拡大 [Tobu Railway to expand platform door installation]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 13 January 2017. Archived from the original on 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

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