Tokorozawa Station

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Tokorozawa Station (所沢駅) is a junction passenger railway station located in the city of Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

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Lines

Tokorozawa Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from in Tokyo to Hannō, and by the Seibu Shinjuku Line from Seibu Shinjuku to Hon-Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture. Some Ikebukuro Line services inter-run via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to . +more On the Seibu Ikebukuro Line, it is located between and , and is 24. 8 km from the Ikebukuro terminus. On the Seibu Shinjuku Line, it is located between and , and is 28. 9 km from the Seibu Shinjuku terminus.

All train services stop at this station.

Station layout

The station consists of one side platform and two island platforms serving five tracks.

Platforms

History

The station opened on 21 March 1895. The station building was rebuilt in 2012, with the new station building opened on 8 March 2012. The former west entrance closed from this date.

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Tokorozawa Station becoming "SS22" on the Seibu Shinjuku Line and "SI17" on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line.

Through-running on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line to and from and via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was the 7th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 102,368 passengers daily. The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal yearDaily average
200087,558
200996,156
201094,827
201193,399
201295,309
201396,485

Surrounding area

East exit

Seibu Holdings head office * Seibu Bus head office

South/West exit

Seibu Railway Workshops (closed)

A Grand Emio was built around Tokorozawa Station. It is composed of around 120 stores. It was completed on September 2, 2020.

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