Seibu Ikebukuro Line
The Seibu Ikebukuro Line (Japanese西武 池袋 线, Seibu Ikebukuro - sen) is a railway line in Japan, which is operated by the private company Seibu tetsudō. It connects the large Ikebukuro Station in the northwest suburb of Tokyo with the Tokorozawa in Saitama Prefecture. The track is mainly used by commuters.
The Seibu Chichibu Line is an extension of the route over the station Agano addition to the Seibu Chichibu Station. However, the operation runs for both lines individually.
The line was (not to be confused with the Musashino Line of JR East ) with the first piece of Ikebukuro by Hanno opened on 15 April 1915 as Musashino Line (武 蔵 野 线, Musashinosen ). Electrification started in 1922 was completed in 1925 to the Ikebukuro train station. In the late 20's a second track from Ikebukuro station was added to the Hoya and 1929 the route extended to Agano station. On March 25, 1952, the line then got its current name.
1969 the through traffic with the Seibu Chichibu Line and recorded with the Seibu Yurakucho Line and the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line of 1998. In 2001, a second track of Ikebukuro was completed by Hanno. At the same time, the four-track section of Nerima - Takanodai after Nakamurabashi, which was extended in 2003 until after Nerima opened.
On the Ikebukuro line different Express trains are used to compensate, especially in the morning hours on crowded trains.
Regional (普通, Futsu )
Semi -Express (准 急, Junkyū )
Commuter Semi -Express (通勤 准 急, Tsūkin Junkyū )
Express (快速, Kaisoku )
Commuter Express (通勤 急 行, Tsūkin kyuko )
Express (急 行, kyuko )
Quick -Express (快速 急 行, Kaisoku kyuko )
Limited Express (特急, Tokkyu )