Hamamatsuchō Station

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Coordinates: 35°39′19″N 139°45′27″E / 35.655230°N 139.757627°E / 35.655230; 139.757627

Hamamatsuchō Station
浜松町駅
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Hamamatsucho Station
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Minato
Neighborhood etc. 1-3-1 Kaigan
(in Japanese) 東京都港区海岸一丁目3-1
History
Year opened 1909
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Tokyo Monorail
Line(s) Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Statistics 155,784 passengers/day (JR East, FY2013)

Hamamatsuchō Station (浜松町駅 Hamamatsuchō-eki?) is a railway station in Hamamatsuchō, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and also by Tokyo Monorail.

Lines[edit]

Hamamatsuchō Station is served by two JR East lines: the circular Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tōhoku Line. All trains on these lines stop at Hamamatsuchō.

It is also the terminus of the Tokyo Monorail line to Haneda Airport. The official name of the monorail station is Monorail Hamamatsuchō Station (モノレール浜松町駅 Monorēru-Hamamatsuchō-eki?).

Station layout[edit]

JR East[edit]

A Japanese variant of Manneken Pis on the station platform

The JR East station consists of two platforms serving four tracks, with cross-platform interchange in the direction of travel between the Yamanote line (tracks 2 and 3) and the Keihin-Tōhoku line (tracks 1 and 4).


1 Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tokyo, Ueno, and Ōmiya
2 Yamanote Line for Tokyo and Ueno
3 Yamanote Line for Shinagawa and Shibuya
4 Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Ōfuna

Tokyo Monorail[edit]

The Tokyo Monorail platforms, April 2005

The Tokyo Monorail platforms are located to the west of the JR station in a separate elevated structure. Two side platforms serve a single track, with one platform used for boarding passengers, and the other platform used for alighting passengers.

Japan's domestic airlines (JAL, ANA, Skymark Airlines, and Air Do) operate check in services for domestic flights from Haneda airport along with ticketing facilities just outside the main Monorail entrances.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Shimbashi - Tamachi
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Tokyo   Rapid   Tamachi
Shimbashi   Local   Tamachi
Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line
Terminus   Haneda Express   Haneda Airport International Terminal
Terminus   Rapid   Tennōzu Isle
Terminus   Local   Tennōzu Isle

Facilities[edit]

  • Japan Airlines at one time operated a domestic flights only ticketing facility on the third floor of the station.[1]

History[edit]

The JR station opened on December 16, 1909 as an intermediate station on the newly opened Shinagawa to Karasumori section of the Japanese National Railways.

The Tokyo Monorail station opened on September 17, 1964.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 155,784 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the sixteenth-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] Over the same fiscal year, the Tokyo Monorail station was used by an average of 108,080 passengers daily (exiting and entering passengers), making it the busiest station operated by Tokyo Monorail.[4]

The passenger figures for the JR East station (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 152,620[5]
2005 144,085[6]
2010 153,594[7]
2011 151,480[8]
2012 153,104[9]
2013 155,784[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JAL Group Offices Information." Japan Airlines. March 28, 2009. Retrieved on July 21, 2011. "3rd floor,Tokyo mono-rail Hamamatsu-cho Station,2-4-12 Hamamatsu-Cho Minato-ku,105-0013"
  2. ^ 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. 213. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  3. ^ 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 2 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "会社概要" [Summary of Company] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Monorail. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  10. ^ Go! Tokyo Plus App
  11. ^ http://gmap.jp/shop-8017.html
  12. ^ "La Tour Shiodome". Brochure (Sumitomo Realty and Development Co., Ltd.). D(2)0409-3000. 
  13. ^ "Shiodome Center (English)". Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  14. ^ Hato Bus Tours

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