Tsukimino Station

Tsukimino Station (つきみ野駅, Tsukimino-eki) is a railway station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line in Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

DT26
Tsukimino Station

つきみ野駅
Tokyu Tsukimino sta 001.jpg
Tsukimino Station, February 2012
Location5 Tsukimino, Yamato, Kanagawa
(神奈川県大和市つきみ野五丁目)
Japan
Operated byTokyu Corporation
Line(s)Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station codeDT26
History
Opened1976
Passengers
FY20119,948 daily

LinesEdit

Tsukimino Station is served by the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line from Shibuya in Tokyo, and lies 30.3 km from the line's Shibuya terminus.[1]

Station layoutEdit

Tsukimino Station has two opposed elevated side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by an overpass.

PlatformsEdit

 
View of the platforms, August 2008
1  Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
2  Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Shibuya, Oshiage (Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line), Kasukabe (Tobu Isesaki Line)

From 11 October 2013, an experimental platform edge door system was installed for evaluation purposes on the down (Chūō-Rinkan-bound) platform.[2] Originally scheduled to be introduced in the summer of 2013, the low-cost system developed by The Nippon Signal Co., Ltd. consists of 10-m long wire rope screens that are raised and lowered, and is installed along the entire 200 m length of the down platform.[3]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Express: Does not stop at this station
Minami-machida Grandberry Park DT25   Semi Express   Chūō-Rinkan DT27
Minami-machida Grandberry Park DT25   Local   Chūō-Rinkan DT27

HistoryEdit

Tsukimino Station opened on October 15, 1976.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 9,948 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • National Route 16
  • Kanagawa Prefectureal Yamato High School (神奈川県立大和高等学校)
  • Yamato Municipal Tsukimino Junior High School (大和市立つきみ野中学校)

ReferencesEdit

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  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. 231. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. ^ 関東私鉄2社、新タイプのホームドア実証試験開始-低コストの昇降タイプ [Two private rail companies to experimentally introduce low-cost platform-edge door systems] (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd. 7 October 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-13. Retrieved 8 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ 西武・東急・相鉄で新形ホームドアの実証実験 [New platform edge doors to be evaluated at Seibu, Tokyu, and Sotetsu stations]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 35°30′37.206″N 139°27′28.904″E / 35.51033500°N 139.45802889°E / 35.51033500; 139.45802889