Washinomiya Station

Washinomiya Station (鷲宮駅, Washinomiya-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Kuki, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tōbu Railway.

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Washinomiya Station

鷲宮駅
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Washinomiya Station east entrance, April 2012
General information
Location1-1-17 Washinomiya-Chuo, Kuki-shi, Saitama-ken 340-0216
Japan
Coordinates36°05′47″N 139°39′25″E / 36.0964°N 139.6569°E / 36.0964; 139.6569Coordinates: 36°05′47″N 139°39′25″E / 36.0964°N 139.6569°E / 36.0964; 139.6569
Operated byTōbu Tetsudō Logo.svg Tōbu Railway
Line(s)Tobu Isesaki Line (TI) symbol.svg Tōbu Isesaki Line
Distance52.1 km from Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Platforms1 island + 1 side platform
Other information
Station codeTI-03
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened6 September 1902
Passengers
FY20196,723 daily
Location
Washinomiya Station is located in Saitama Prefecture
Washinomiya Station
Washinomiya Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Washinomiya Station is located in Japan
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Washinomiya Station
Washinomiya Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Washinomiya Station is served by the Tōbu Isesaki Line, and is located 52.1 km from the Tokyo terminus of them line at Asakusa

Station layoutEdit

This station has an elevated station building, with one island platform and one side platform serving three tracks located on the ground level; however, the central track and one side of the island platform are no longer in use.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōbu Isesaki Line for Kuki, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kasukabe, Kita-Senju, and Asakusa
2  Tōbu Isesaki Line for Tatebayashi, Ashikagashi, and Ōta

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōbu Isesaki Line
Limited Express Ryōmō: Does not stop at this station
Kuki   Section Express   Hanasaki
Kuki   Section Semi-Express   Hanasaki
Kuki   Local   Hanasaki

HistoryEdit

Washinomiya Station opened on 6 September 1902.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tōbu lines, with Washinomiya Station becoming "TI-03".[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 6723 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Former Washinomiya Town Hall
  • Washinomiya Post Office
  • Washinomiya Shrine
  • Washinomiya High School

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  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 22 October 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 Washinomiya Station at Wikimedia Commons