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Ashikagashi Station

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Operated by  Tobu Railway
Connections  Bus terminal
Address  Japan
Line(s)  Tobu Isesaki Line
Station code  TI-15
Opened  1907
Ashikagashi Station
Location  3694 Minami-chō, Ashikaga, Tochigi (栃木県足利市南町3694) Japan
Previous names  Ashikagamachi (until 1924)
Similar  Ashikaga Station, Tōbu‑Izumi Station, Yashū‑Yamabe Station, Fukui Station, Isesaki Station

Ashikagashi Station (足利市駅, Ashikagashi-eki) is a railway station on the Tobu Isesaki Line in Ashikaga, Tochigi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway.

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Lines

Ashikagashi Station is served by the Tobu Isesaki Line, and is located 86.8 km from the line's Tokyo terminus at Asakusa.

Station layout

The station consists of an elevated island platform serving two tracks.

History

The station first opened on August 27, 1907, as Ashikagamachi Station (足利町駅). It was renamed Ashikagashi Station (足利市駅) on August 25, 1924. The station was rebuilt as an elevated station on July 23, 1980.

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Ashikagashi Station becoming "TI-15".

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 6785 passengers daily.

Bus services

South Entrance

There are direct express bus services for Narita Airport, Haneda Airport, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Nara, Nagoya, Kanazawa, Toyama, and Sendai.

Surrounding area

  • Ashikaga City Hall
  • Ashikaga Post Office
  • Ashikaga Red Cross Hospital
  • Ashikaga Gakko
  • Japan National Route 293
  • JR East Ashikaga Station (1 km northeast of the station)
  • Orihime Jinja
  • Banna-ji
  • References

    Ashikagashi Station Wikipedia


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