Motokaji Station (元加治駅, Motokaji-eki) is a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Iruma, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

Motokaji Station

Station entrance, August 2009
Location167 Noda, Iruma-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated bySeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s)SI Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
Station codeSI25
Passengers (FY2014)6,828 daily


Motokaji Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to Shin-Kiba and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to Shibuya and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai. Located between Bushi and Hannō, it is 41.0 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[1]

Service patternEdit

Trains that stop here:

  • Local
  • Semi Express
  • Commuter Semi Express
  • Rapid
  • Commuter express
  • Express

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of a ground-level island platform serving two tracks. The station building and entrance is situated on the north side and is connected to the platform by a footbridge.[2]


1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, Nerima, and Ikebukuro
  Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō and Seibu-Chichibu

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Chichibu/Musashi limited express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Bushi   Express   Hannō
Bushi   Commuter express   Hannō
Bushi   Rapid   Hannō
Bushi   Commuter semi express   Hannō
Bushi   Semi express   Hannō
Bushi   Local   Hannō


The station opened on 3 April 1926.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Motokaji Station becoming "SI25".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2014, the station was the least used station on the Ikebukuro-Hannō section of the Seibu Ikebukuro Line (75th out of 92 on the Seibu network as a whole) with an average of 6,828 passengers daily.[5]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 6,735[1]
2009 6,951[6]
2010 6,784[7]
2011 6,890[8]
2012 6,940[9]
2013 6,974[9]

Surrounding areaEdit


  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 189–73. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9.
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (PDF). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  8. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  9. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.

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Coordinates: 35°50′26″N 139°20′44″E / 35.8405°N 139.3455°E / 35.8405; 139.3455