Tobu Skytree Line Local: Higashi-Mukojima to Asakusa by Train

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Heading back to downtown Tokyo after visiting the Tobu Museum, I got on the Tobu Skytree Line Local service again at Higashi-Mukojima Station.

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The entrance to Higashi-Mukojima Station.

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Heading to the ticket machines to purchase my ticket.

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The English interface of Tobu’s ticket machines.

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Heading through the ticket gates to head up the platform.

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Platform 2 heads westbound towards Asakusa and Oshiage.

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A Tokyu 8500 series on the opposite side operating as a Tobu Skytree Line Express service from Chuo-Rinkan on Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line via Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line bypassing Higashi-Mukojima Station.

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Looks familiar?

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Yup, I’ve taken the Tokyu 8500 series in Indonesia but not in Japan yet.

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The plain stainless steel side of the Tokyu 8500 series operated by Tokyu.

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The stronger corporate identity on the Tokyu 8500 series operated by PT KCI.

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The Tokyu 8500 series speeding on up the Tobu Skytree Line.

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A Tobu 10000 series operating as the Tobu Skytree Line Local service follows closely behind the Express service, stopping at all stations.

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On the other end, my westbound Tobu Skytree Line Local service is arriving too.

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The Tobu 10000 series operating as the Tobu Skytree Line Local service approaching Higashi-Mukojima Station.

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The overall interior of the Tobu 10000 series.

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The builder plate of the now-defunct Alna Koki.

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Making a brief stop at Hikifune Station for a cross-platform transfer to the through service on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line and Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line to Oshiage, Shibuya, and Chuo-Rinkan.

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The Tokyu 2020 series heading down to Oshiage for the through service to the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line and Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line to Oshiage, Shibuya, and Chuo-Rinkan.

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The view of Tokyo Skytree from the Tobu Skytree Line.

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Two combined Revaty train sets resting at the sidings before Tokyo Skytree Station.

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Crossing over the Sumida River to Asakusa Station.

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Turning into Asakusa Station.

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Arrived at Asakusa Station.

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Almost immediately after arrival, the Local train departs back to Takenotsuka Station.

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Interchange to the Tokyo Metro at Asakusa Station is by an out-of-station interchange on different levels.

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Taking the underpass to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.

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Heading through the ticket gates with my Tokyo Subway 72-hour Ticket.

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Here, I got on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to continue to my destination.

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