Ginza Station

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This article is about the Tokyo Metro station. For the Hong Kong MTR Light Rail station in Hong Kong, see Ginza Stop.
Ginza Station
銀座駅
GinzaEkiStairSanai2.jpg
Station entrance at Ginza main intersection with Sanai Building
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood etc. 4-1-2 Ginza
(in Japanese) 東京都中央区銀座4-1-2
History
Year opened 1934
Rail services
Station number(s) G-09, M-16, H-08
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Statistics 241,513 passengers/day (FY2011)
Station entrance at Sukiyabashi with Sony Building

Ginza Station (銀座駅 Ginza-eki?) is a subway station in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It serves the Ginza commercial district, and is the fourth-busiest Tokyo Metro station after Ikebukuro, Kita-senju, and Ōtemachi.[citation needed]

Lines[edit]

Ginza Station is served by the following three Tokyo Metro lines.

Station layout[edit]

Each line has an island platform serving two tracks. The Ginza and Marunouchi Line platforms are located separately on the 2nd basement (B2F) level, while the Hibiya Line platforms are located on the 3rd basement (B3F) level.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tokyo Metro Ginza Line for Akasaka-mitsuke, Omotesandō, and Shibuya
2 Tokyo Metro Ginza Line for Nihombashi, Ueno, and Asakusa
3 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Ogikubo, and Nakano-fujimicho
4 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ōtemachi, Kōrakuen, and Ikebukuro
5 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Roppongi and Naka-Meguro
6 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Kita-Senju
Tobu Skytree Line for Kuki and Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G-09)
Shimbashi (G-08) - Kyōbashi (G-10)
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H-08)
Hibiya (H-07) - Higashi-Ginza (H-09)
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-16)
Kasumigaseki (M-15) - Tokyo (M-17)

History[edit]

Ginza Station opened on the Ginza Line on 3 March 1934.[1] The Marunouchi Line began service to Ginza on 15 December 1957,[1] and the Hibiya Line platforms opened on 29 August 1964.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 241,513 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

An underground passage connects with the following stations, allowing transfer on foot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 214-215. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′16″N 139°45′54″E / 35.67123°N 139.76500°E / 35.67123; 139.76500