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Kokubunji Station

Kokubunji Station (国分寺駅 Kokubunji-eki) is a railway station in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Seibu Railway.[1]

Lines

Kokubunji Station is served by the Chūō Line (Rapid) from Tokyo, and also forms the terminus of the Seibu Kokubunji Line and Seibu Tamako Line.


JR East

The JR East station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms

The JR East side of the station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.

1/2 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa and Hachiōji
3/4 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Nakano, Shinjuku, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Mitaka   Narita Express   Tachikawa
Shinjuku   Commuter Special Rapid   Tachikawa
Mitaka   Special Rapid   Tachikawa
Mitaka   Ōme Special Rapid   Tachikawa
Mitaka   Commuter Rapid   Tachikawa
Musashi-Koganei   Rapid   Nishi-Kokubunji


Seibu Railway

Platforms

Platform 5 is one side of a former island platform parallel to and north of the JR platforms.[2] Platform 6 is now closed.[2] Platform 7 is further north again but perpendicular to the other platforms.[2]

5 Seibu Kokubunji Line for Higashi-Murayama
7 Seibu Tamako Line for Hagiyama and Seibu-Yūenchi

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Seibu Kokubunji Line
Terminus   Local   Koigakubo
Seibu Tamako Line
Terminus   Local   Hitotsubashi-Gakuen


History

A steam-hauled Chuo Line train in 1915

What is now the JR East station opened on 11 April 1889.[3] The Seibu Kokubunji Line platforms opened on 21 December 1894, and the Seibu Tamako Line platforms opened on 6 April 1928.[2]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Kokubunji Station becoming "SK01" on the Seibu Kokubunji Line and "ST01" on the Seibu Tamako Line.[4]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 108,819 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) making it the thirtieth busiest station served by JR East.[5] The Seibu station was used by an average of 117,475 passengers daily making it the sixth busiest station served by Seibu.[6] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. Note that JR East figures consider only boarding passengers whereas Seibu figures consider both entering and exiting passengers.

Fiscal year JR East Seibu
2000 100,815[7]
2005 103,862[8] 116,629[9]
2010 105,883[10] 114,779[11]
2011 104,731[12] 112,056[13]
2012 106,523[14] 114,577[15]
2013 108,819[5] 117,475[6]

Surrounding area

North side

South side

References

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(国分寺駅) [Station Information (Kokubunji Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 10-88. ISBN . 
  3. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (May 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第2巻 三鷹駅―八王子エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 2 Mitaka Station - Hachioji Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 43. ISBN . 
  4. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  5. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 (2013年度1日平均) [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  9. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2005(平成17)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2005)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  11. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  13. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  14. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  15. ^ 駅別乗降人員 (2012年度1日平均) [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2012)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 

External links

  • Kokubunji Station information (JR East) (Japanese)
  • Kokubunji Station information (Seibu) (Japanese)


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