Musashi-Ranzan Station

Musashi-Ranzan Station (武蔵嵐山駅, Musashi-Ranzan-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Tojo Line in Ranzan, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.[1]

Musashi-Ranzan Station

武蔵嵐山駅
Musashi-ranzan Station West Entrance 20111211.JPG
Musashi-Ranzan Station west entrance in December 2011
Location135-6 Sugaya, Ranzan-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama-ken 355-0221
Japan
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Tojo Line (TJ) symbol.svg Tobu Tojo Line
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
Station codeTJ-32
Websitewww.tobu.co.jp/station/info/7501.html
History
Opened5 November 1923
Previous namesSugaya (until 1935)
Passengers
FY20147,773 daily
Location
Musashi-Ranzan Station is located in Japan
Musashi-Ranzan Station
Musashi-Ranzan Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Musashi-Ranzan Station is served by the Tobu Tojo Line from Ikebukuro in Tokyo. Located between Tsukinowa and Ogawamachi, it is 57.1 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.[2] All services, (TJ Liner, Rapid express, Rapid, Express, Semi express, Local) stop at this station. During the daytime, the station is served by two Rapid trains and one Express train per hour in each direction to and from Ikebukuro.[3]

Station layoutEdit

 
The station platform in March 2008 showing the unused side platform on the left

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. An additional side platform remains on the west side of the down track, but this is no longer used.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tobu Tojo Line for Ogawamachi
2  Tobu Tojo Line for Kawagoe, Wakōshi, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Tobu Tojo Line
Tsukinowa   TJ Liner[Note 1]   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Kawagoe express   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Rapid express   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Rapid   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Express   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Semi express   Ogawamachi
Tsukinowa   Local   Ogawamachi
  1. ^ Down direction only.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 5 November 1923 as Sugaya Station (菅谷駅), and was renamed Musashi-Ranzan on 1 October 1935.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on the Tobu Tojo Line, with Musashi-Ranzan Station becoming "TJ-32".[4]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 7,773 passengers daily.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Musashi-Ranzan Station information" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. Retrieved 28 September 2009.
  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. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  3. ^ Tobu Tojo Line Timetable, published March 2016
  4. ^ 「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 21 March 2012.
  5. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 36°02′37″N 139°19′39″E / 36.0437°N 139.3275°E / 36.0437; 139.3275