Koshigaya Station

Koshigaya Station (越谷駅, Koshigaya-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway.

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Koshigaya Station

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Koshigaya Station east entrance in September 2012
Location4-11 Yayoichō, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken 343-0816
Coordinates35°53′15″N 139°47′11″E / 35.8876°N 139.7863°E / 35.8876; 139.7863Coordinates: 35°53′15″N 139°47′11″E / 35.8876°N 139.7863°E / 35.8876; 139.7863
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tōbu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg Tōbu Skytree Line
Distance24.4 from Asakusa
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
Station codeTS-21
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened17 April 1920
FY201950,714 daily
Koshigaya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
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Koshigaya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Koshigaya Station is located in Japan
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Koshigaya Station (Japan)
Track layout





The station is served by the Tōbu Skytree Line (Tōbu Isesaki Line), and is 24.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Asakusa Station in Tokyo. Through services also operate to and from Naka-Meguro via the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Shibuya via the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two elevated island platforms with two tracks each, one for all-stations "Local" services and one for express/rapid services. The station building is located underneath the platforms. There are two additional tracks for non-stopping trains to pass this station.[1]


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

Platforms 2 and 3 are used by all-stations "Local" services".[1]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōbu Skytree Line (TS-21)
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
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Express   Sengendai (TS-24)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Section Express   Sengendai (TS-24)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Semi-Express   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Section Semi-Express   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)
Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)   Local   Kita-Koshigaya (TS-22)


Brickwork formerly used in a railway viaduct over the Old Arakawa River between Koshigaya and Kita-Koshigaya stations from 1899 until 1994. The brickwork was installed in the station as a monument in December 1995.

Koshigaya Station opened on 17 April 1920, with the name originally written as "越ヶ谷駅".[2] The kanji characters for the station name were changed to "越谷駅" (with the pronunciation unchanged) on 1 December 1956.[2] The station was rebuilt with elevated platforms in 1997.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Koshigaya Station becoming "TS-21".[3]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 50,714 passengers daily.[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

The west side of the station in June 2012
  • Koshigaya City Office[1]
  • Koshigaya City Library
  • Koshigaya Municipal Hospital


  • Saitama Prefectural Koshigaya High School
  • Saitama Prefectural Koshigaya Higashi High School
  • Koshigaya Sogo Gijutsu High School
  • Koshigaya Elementary School

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (January 2010). 日本の鉄道 東海道ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京北東部・埼玉南東部 [Railways of Japan - Tokaido Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 12 North-east Tokyo and South-east Saitama] (in Japanese). Japan: Kodansha. p. 68. ISBN 978-4-06-270022-1.
  2. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 222. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  3. ^ 「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 19 February 2016.
  4. ^ 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 Koshigaya Station at Wikimedia Commons