Tochigi Station

Tochigi Station (栃木駅, Tochigi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Tochigi, Tochigi Prefecture. Japan, operated jointly by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

TN11
Tochigi Station

栃木駅
Tochigi sta North.JPG
Tochigi station north entrance in December 2009
General information
Location1-1 / 1-35 Numawada-cho, Tochigi-shi, Tochigi-ken
Japan
Coordinates36°22′18″N 139°43′52″E / 36.3717°N 139.7312°E / 36.3717; 139.7312Coordinates: 36°22′18″N 139°43′52″E / 36.3717°N 139.7312°E / 36.3717; 139.7312
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance10.8 km from Oyama (JR East)
44.9 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (Tobu)
Platforms1 island platform (JR East)
1 side + 1 island platform (Tobu)
Other information
Station codeTN-11 (Tobu)
WebsiteOfficial website (JR East)
Official website (Tobu)
History
Opened22 May 1888 (JR East)
1 April 1929 (Tobu)
Passengers
FY 20194,857 daily (JR East)
11,449 daily (Tobu)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Ōhirashita
towards Takasaki
Ryōmō Line Omoigawa
towards Oyama
Preceding station Tobu Railway Following station
Ōmiya
OMYJS24
towards Shinjuku
Nikkō and Kinugawa Shin-Kanuma
TN18
Itakura Tōyōdai-mae
TN07
(limited service)
towards Asakusa
Spacia Shin-Tochigi
TN12
(limited service)
Revaty Shin-Tochigi
TN12
(limited service)
Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TS30
towards Asakusa
Kirifuri Shin-Tochigi
TN12
towards Tōbu-Nikkō
Shin-Ōhirashita
TN10
Nikkō Line
Express
Section Express
Shin-Ōhirashita
TN10
Nikkō Line
Local
Location
Tochigi Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Tochigi Station
Tochigi Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Tochigi Station is located in Japan
Tochigi Station
Tochigi Station
Tochigi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Tochigi Station is served by the Tōbu Nikkō Line, and is 44.3 km from the starting point of the Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen.[1] It is also a station on the JR East Ryōmō Line and is 10.8 km from the starting point of that line at Oyama Station.

Station layoutEdit

Track layout
 
 
Nikko Line to Shin-Ōhirashita
 
 
 
Ryōmō Line to Ōhirashita
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
3
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzuma River
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryōmō Line to Omoigawa
 
 
 
 
Nikko Line to Shin-Tochigi

JR East stationEdit

The JR East station consists of one island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge.

1  Ryōmō Line for Oyama
2  Ryōmō Line for Sano, Maebashi, and Takasaki

Tobu Railway stationEdit

The Tobu Station consists of one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform serving three tracks, with the station building located underneath.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi and Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TS Tobu Skytree Line for Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
2-3  Tobu Nikko Line for Shin-Tochigi and Tōbu Nikkō

HistoryEdit

The JR East Ryōmō Line station opened on 22 May 1888. The Tōbu station opened on 1 April 1929.[1] It was rebuilt as an elevated station on 17 May 2000.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Tochigi Station becoming "TN-11".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the Tobu station was used by an average of 11,449 passengers daily.[3] The JR East station was used by 4,857 passengers (alighting) daily.[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Tochigi city center
  • Tochigi City Hall

Bus routesEdit

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. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. ^ 駅情報(乗降人員) [Station information: Passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tobu Railway. 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 August 2020.

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