Higashi-ginza Station

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Higashi-ginza Station
東銀座駅
Higashiginza-station.jpg
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood etc. 4-10-10 Ginza
(in Japanese) 東京都中央区銀座四丁目10-10
History
Year opened 1963
Rail services
Station number(s) A-11, H-09
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway

Higashi-ginza Station (東銀座駅 Higashi-ginza-eki?) is a subway station on the Toei Asakusa Line, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, and on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Hibiya Line station is subtitled "Kabukiza-mae". The station is located in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its numbers are A-11 and H-09.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-ginza station consists of two stations perpendicular to each other: the Toei and Tokyo Metro stations.

Toei station[edit]

Running underneath Shōwa Street (昭和通り Shōwa-dori?) Higashi-ginza's Asakusa Line station has two platforms serving two tracks. Platform 1 is for passengers bound for Sengakuji and Nishi-Magome Stations. Platform 2 is for those traveling in the opposite direction, toward Nihombashi and Oshiage Stations.

Tokyo Metro station[edit]

The Tokyo Metro component of Higashi-ginza station runs below Harumi Street (晴海通り Harumi-dori?). On the Hibiya line, an island station serves the two tracks. Platform 3 is for Ginza and Naka-Meguro Stations, and trains depart Platform 4 for Ueno, Kita-Senju, and Minami-Kurihashi on the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Nikkō Line.


3 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro
4 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Kita-Senju, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi (via Tobu Skytree Line)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Asakusa Line (A-11)
Shimbashi (A-10) - Takarachō(A-12)
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H-09)
Ginza (H-08) - Tsukiji (H-10)

History[edit]

Higashi-ginza Station opened on February 28, 1963, as a station on Toei Line 1. In 1978, the line was renamed the Asakusa Line.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2007, the Tokyo Metro station was used by a total of 55.067 million passengers annually.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station serves the eastern part of the Ginza. In the area are the Kabuki-za, the headquarters of Nissan Motors, the Shinbashi Enbujō (a theater owned by Shochiku), the Tōgeki (a Shochiku cinema), the Electric Power Development Company, and the Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tokyo Metro station ridership Retrieved 2010-08-10

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′11″N 139°46′02″E / 35.6697°N 139.7673°E / 35.6697; 139.7673