|TWR 70-000 series EMU at Ōsaki Station, December 2002|
(See other stations in Tokyo)
|Neighborhood etc.||1-21-4 Ōsaki|
|Line(s)||Saikyō Line, Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, Yamanote Line
|Statistics||127,838 passengers/day (JR East, FY2011)|
Ōsaki Station is served by the following JR East lines.
The station has four island platforms serving eight tracks. Platforms 1 to 4 are for the Yamanote Line, and 5 to 8 are shared by the Saikyō Line, the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and the Rinkai Line.
It is one of the stations where trains on the Yamanote Line loop are put into and taken out of service. Therefore, it has four tracks (two in each direction) for that line so as not to interfere with continuing trains (trains go several rounds before being taken out).
|1/2||■Yamanote Line||Anti-clockwise for Shinagawa and Tokyo|
|3/4||■Yamanote Line||Clockwise for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro|
|5||■Shōnan-Shinjuku Line||for Yokohama, Ōfuna, Odawara, and Zushi|
|■Rinkai Line||for Tokyo Teleport and Shin-Kiba|
|6||■Rinkai Line||for Tokyo Teleport and Shin-Kiba|
|7||■Saikyō Line||for Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Ōmiya, and Kawagoe|
|8||■Shōnan-Shinjuku Line||for Ōmiya, Utsunomiya, and Takasaki|
|Tōkaidō Main Line (Hinkaku Line) to Yokohama|
|Yamanote Line to Shinagawa
Tōkaidō Main Line (Hinkaku Line) to Shinagawa
|Ebisu||(Utsunomiya Line - Yokosuka Line through service)||Nishi-Ōi|
|Ebisu||(Takasaki Line - Tōkaidō Main Line through service)||Musashi-Kosugi|
The station opened on February 25, 1901 as a station of Nippon Railway, which was nationalized in 1906. After serving the Yamanote Line for a century, on December 1, 2002 new platforms for the Saikyō Line, the Rinkai Line and the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line opened on the west side of the station.
In fiscal 2011, the JR East station was used by an average of 127,838 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average|
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- "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
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