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Ōtemachi Station (Tokyo)

Inside Ōtemachi station, March 2005

Ōtemachi Station (大手町駅 Ōtemachi-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway. It is served by five lines, more than any other station on the Tokyo underground network, and is thus the biggest subway station in Tokyo.[1]

Ōtemachi is also within walking distance (either at street level or via underground passages) of Tokyo Station.

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • History 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Lines

Station layout

1 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Shinjuku, and Ogikubo
2 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ochanomizu and Ikebukuro
3 Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Toyo-Katsutadai
4 Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Takadanobaba, Nakano, Mitaka
5 Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kasumigaseki, Yoyogi-Uehara, and Karakida
6 Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kita-Senju, Ayase, Abiko, and Toride
7 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Kudanshita, Shibuya, and Chūō-Rinkan
8 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Kinshicho, Oshiage, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi
9 Toei Mita Line for Meguro and Hiyoshi
10 Toei Mita Line for Sugamo and Nishi-Takashimadaira

Adjacent stations

Exit D2
« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-18)
Tokyo (M-17) - Awajichō (M-19)
Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line (T-09)
Takebashi (T-08) - Nihombashi (T-10)
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C-11)
Nijūbashimae (C-10) - Shin-Ochanomizu (C-12)
Kasumigaseki (C-08) Limited Express Romancecar Kita-Senju (C-18)
Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line (Z-08)
Jimbōchō (Z-07) - Mitsukoshimae (Z-09)
Toei Mita Line (I-09)
Hibiya (I-08) - Jimbōchō (I-10)

History

The station opened on July 20, 1956 as a station on the Marunouchi Line. The Tōzai Line platforms opened on October 1, 1966 as a terminus of the line from Nakano, becoming through platforms on September 14, 1967. The Chiyoda Line platforms opened on December 20, 1969 as the terminus of the line from Kita-Senju; they became through platforms on March 20, 1971. The Mita Line platforms opened on June 30, 1972, and the Hanzōmon Line platforms on January 26, 1989.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Otemachi". Tokyo-Tokyo.com. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tokyo Subway". Robert Schwandl. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 

External links

  • Ōtemachi Station information (Tokyo Metro) (Japanese)
  • Ōtemachi Station information (Toei) (Japanese)

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