Sōka Station (草加駅, Sōka-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Sōka, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway. It is one stop away from the border between Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture.
The east side of Sōka Station in September 2012
|Location||2 Takasago, Sōka-shi, Saitama-ken 340-0034|
|Operated by||Tōbu Railway|
|Line(s)||Tōbu Skytree Line|
|Distance||17.5 km from Asakusa|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Opened||27 August 1899|
The station has two elevated island platforms with four tracks abutting the platforms, going in opposite directions. The station building is located underneath the platforms. Tracks one and six are used by non-stop trains and are not served by platforms, so the platform numbering starts with platform 2.
|2||■ Tōbu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express)||for Kita-Senju, Asakusa|
Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
|3||■ Tōbu Skytree Line (Local)||for Kita-Senju|
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Naka-Meguro
|4||■ Tōbu Skytree Line (Local)||for Kita-Koshigaya, Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi|
|5||■ Tōbu Skytree Line (Express/Semi Express)||for Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, Tatebayashi and Minami-Kurihashi|
|Tōbu Skytree Line (TS-16)|
|Limited Express Spacia: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express Ryōmō: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express TH Liner: 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|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Section Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Semi-Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Nishiarai (TS-13)||Section Semi-Express||Shin-Koshigaya (TS-20)|
|Yatsuka (TS-15)||Local||Dokkyodaigakumae (TS-17)|
From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Sōka Station becoming "TS-16".
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 88,682 passengers daily.
- Sōka City Hall
- Sōka Post Office
- 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.
- 「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.
- 駅情報（乗降人員） [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2021. Retrieved 5 January 2021.
Media related to Sōka Station at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)