Shin-Tochigi Station

Shin-Tochigi Station (新栃木駅, Shin Tochigi-eki, lit. "New Tochigi Station") is a junction railway station in the city of Tochigi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-12".

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Shin-Tochigi Station

新栃木駅
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Shin-Tochigi platforms in March 2009
Location1-8-18 Hirayanagimachi, Tochigi-shi, Tochigi-ken 328-0012
Japan
Coordinates36°23′24″N 139°44′30″E / 36.3901°N 139.7417°E / 36.3901; 139.7417Coordinates: 36°23′24″N 139°44′30″E / 36.3901°N 139.7417°E / 36.3901; 139.7417
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tobu Railway
Line(s)
Distance47.9 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Tracks3
Other information
Station codeTN-12
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 April 1929
Passengers
FY20194163 daily
Location
Shin-Tochigi Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Shin-Tochigi Station
Shin-Tochigi Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Shin-Tochigi Station is located in Japan
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Shin-Tochigi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Shin-Tochigi Station is served by the Tōbu Nikkō Line, and is also a terminal station of the Tōbu Utsunomiya Line. It is located 47.9 km from the starting point of the Tōbu Nikkō Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen and is 24.3 km from the opposing terminus of the Tōbu Utsunomiya Line at Tōbu Utsunomiya[1]

Station layoutEdit

This station consists of one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōbu Nikkō Line for Tōbu-Nikkō
 Tōbu Utsunomiya Line for Tobu Utsunomiya
2, 3  Tōbu Nikkō Line for Tochigi and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
for Tōbu-Nikkō
 Tōbu Utsunomiya Line for Tobu Utsunomiya

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōbu Nikkō Line
Tochigi   Limited Express Spacia   Shin-Kanuma
Tochigi   Express   Shin-Kanuma
Tochigi   Section Express   Kassemba
Tochigi   Local   Kassemba
Tōbu Utsunomiya Line
Tochigi   Local   Yashū-Hirakawa
Tochigi   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Mibu

HistoryEdit

Shin-Tochigi Station opened on 1 April 1929.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Shin-Tochigi Station becoming "TN-12".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 4163 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Tochigi Post Office
  • Tochigi Fire Department

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  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 Shin-Tochigi Station at Wikimedia Commons