Tonosho Station (富野荘駅)

Tonosho Station, located in Tono of Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture, is a stop on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line of the Kintetsu Corporation.

Station layout
It is a station with two platforms opposite each other and two tracks in between. The ticket gates and concourse are located underground, and the platforms are above ground. The platforms have a length sufficient to accommodate six cars. The ticket gates are located at two places, on the eastern and western sides. The entrance to the station is located toward the end of both platforms nearer to Yamato-Saidaiji. Restrooms are located on the platform for Kyoto.

The automated ticket gates were manufactured by Toshiba. The red-colored automated ticket gates (EG-2000) can process two tickets together when exiting and are compatible with the PiTaPa and ICOCA cards.

Usage status
A survey conducted on November 8, 2005 revealed that the number of passengers who got on and off at this station on that day was 7,853.

It was ranked eighty-fifth among all Kintetsu stations (323 stations on that date) subject to the survey.

It was ranked sixteenth among stations on Kyoto Line (a total of 26 stations, including Yamato-Saidaiji Station.)

It was ranked fourteenth among Kintetsu stations (23 stations) located in Kyoto Prefecture.

Station surroundings
Kyoto Prefectural Nishijoyo High School
Joyo Municipal Imaike Elementary School
Joyo Tono Post Office
Fujishobo Books, Tonosho Branch

November 3, 1928: The station was inaugurated when the section between Momoyama Goryo-mae Station and Saidaiji (now Yamato-Saidaiji) Station on Nara Electric Railway opened for operations.

October 1, 1963: The station became a Kintetsu Corporation station as a result of the amalgamation.

April 1, 2007: The use of PiTaPa cards commenced.

Neighboring stations
Kintetsu Corporation
Kyoto Line
■Semi Express/■Local
Terada Station (Kyoto Prefecture) - Tonosho Station - Shin-Tanabe Station

[Original Japanese]