Myōjin Station

Myōjin Station (明神駅, Myōjin-eki) is a railway station in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-22".

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Myōjin Station

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Myōjin Station entrance in August 2021
General information
Location329 Myōjin, Nikkō-shi, Tochigi-ken 321-1101
Japan
Coordinates36°40′35″N 139°42′44″E / 36.6765°N 139.7122°E / 36.6765; 139.7122Coordinates: 36°40′35″N 139°42′44″E / 36.6765°N 139.7122°E / 36.6765; 139.7122
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Nikko Line (TN) symbol.svg Tobu Nikko Line
Distance81.3 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
Station codeTN-22
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 November 1929
Passengers
FY2019229 daily
Location
Myōjin Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Myōjin Station
Myōjin Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Myōjin Station is located in Japan
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Myōjin Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Myōjin Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, and is 81.3 km from the starting point of the line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen.[1]

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two opposed side platforms, connected to the station entrance by a footbridge.

 
Station platforms in August 2021

PlatformsEdit

1  Tobu Nikko Line for Tōbu-Nikkō
2  Tobu Nikko Line for Shin-Tochigi and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tobu Nikko Line
Shimo-Goshiro   Local   Shimo-Imaichi
Shimo-Goshiro   Section Express   Shimo-Imaichi

HistoryEdit

Myōjin Station opened on 1 November 1929.[1] It became unstaffed from 1 September 1973.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Myōjin Station becoming "TN-22".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 229 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Imaichi Myōjin Post Office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 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. 223. 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 15 August 2015.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Myōjin Station at Wikimedia Commons