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Kichijōji Station

Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
North side of the station, March 2011
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Musashino
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Keio Corporation
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Keio Inokashira Line
Large bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Kichijōji Station (吉祥寺駅 Kichijōji-eki) is a railway station in Musashino, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Keio Corporation.

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • JR East 2
    • Station layout 2.1
    • Platforms 2.2
    • Adjacent stations 2.3
  • Keio 3
    • Station layout 3.1
    • Platforms 3.2
    • Adjacent stations 3.3
  • History 4
  • Passenger statistics 5
  • Surrounding area 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Lines

Kichijōji Station is located on the JR East Chūō Main Line, and is served by all-stations Chūō-Sōbu Line services from Chiba and some Chūō Line (Rapid) limited-stop services from Tokyo. It also forms the terminus of the Keio Inokashira Line from Shibuya in Tokyo.[1] The station is 14 minutes from Shinjuku and 28 minutes from Tokyo by Chuo Line rapid service, and 23 minutes from Shibuya by Inokashira Line express service.[2]

JR East

Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
JR East
JR East entrance, September 2005
Location
Neighborhood 1 Kichijōji Minami-chō
Postal code 180-0003
Address in Japanese 東京都武蔵野市吉祥寺南町1丁目
History
Opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō-Sōbu Line
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Statistics 139,282 passengers/day (FY2013)

Station layout

The JR East station consists of two elevated island platforms serving four tracks.[3] It has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a "View Plaza" travel agent.[4]

Platforms

1  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Mitaka
2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku and Chiba
Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line to Nishi-Funabashi
3  Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, and Takao
4  Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku and Tokyo

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Shinjuku   Narita Express   Mitaka
Chūō Rapid, Ōme Rapid: no stop
Nishi-Ogikubo   Rapid (weekdays)   Mitaka
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Nishi-Ogikubo   Local   Mitaka

Keio

Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
Keio
The Keio Inokashira Line platforms, November 2014
History
Opened 1934
Rail services
Operator(s) Keio Corporation
Line(s) Keio Inokashira Line
Statistics 139,679 passengers/day (FY2013)

Station layout

The Keio station consists of two elevated side platforms serving two terminating tracks.[3]

Platforms

1/2  Keio Inokashira Line for Meidaimae and Shibuya

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Keio Inokashira Line
Kugayama   Express   Terminus
Inokashira-kōen   Local   Terminus

History

Kichijōji Station opened on 30 December 1899.[3] The Keio station opened on 1 April 1934.[1]

From 22 February 2013, station numbering was introduced on Keio lines, with Kichijōji Station becoming "IN17".[5]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 139,282 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the twentieth-busiest JR East station.[6] Over the same fiscal year, the Keio station was used by an average of 139,679 passengers daily (exiting and entering passengers).[7]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average (JR East) Daily average (Keio)
1999 - 140,685[1]
2005 139,245[8] -
2006 140,155[9] -
2007 143,932[10] -
2008 143,178[11] -
2009 141,314[12] -
2010 138,420[13] 142,083[14]
2011 137,555[15] 140,929[14]
2012 138,483[16] 141,475[7]
2013 139,282[16] 139,679[7]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 206.  
  2. ^ "吉祥寺駅". えきから時刻表. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (April 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第1巻 東京駅―三鷹エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo Station - Mitaka Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 12/40.  
  4. ^ 各駅情報(吉祥寺駅) [Station Information (Kichijōji Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  5. ^ 京王線・井の頭線全駅で「駅ナンバリング」を導入します。 [Station numbering to be introduced on Keio Line and Inokashira Line] (pdf). News release (in Japanese). Keio Corporation. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  14. ^ a b 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  15. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  16. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

External links

  • JR East station information (Japanese)
  • Keio Station information (Japanese)


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