Jiyūgaoka Station (Tokyo)

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Jiyūgaoka Station
自由が丘駅
Jiyūgaoka Station (Tokyo) 2012.JPG
Jiyūgaoka Station entrance
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Meguro
Neighborhood etc. 1-9-8 Jiyūgaoka
Postal code 152-0035
(in Japanese) 東京都目黒区自由が丘1-9-8
History
Year opened 1927
Former name Kuhombutsu-mae Station
Present name since 1929
Rail services
Station number(s) TY-07, OM-10
Operator(s) Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) Tokyu Toyoko Line
Tokyu Oimachi Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Jiyūgaoka Station (自由が丘駅 Jiyūgaoka-eki?) is a railway station in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines[edit]

This station is served by following lines:[1]

Station layout[edit]

Ground-level platforms[1][edit]

1 Tokyu Oimachi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Mizonokuchi
Tokyu Den-en-Toshi Line for Saginuma and Chūō-Rinkan
2 Tokyu Oimachi Line for Ōokayama, Hatanodai, Ōimachi

Elevated platforms[1][edit]

3 Tokyu Toyoko Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Kikuna, and Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chūkagai
4 Tokyu Toyoko Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Kikuna, and Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chūkagai
5 Tokyu Toyoko Line for Naka-Meguro and Shibuya
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Kotake-Mukaihara, and Wakoshi
6 Tokyu Toyoko Line for Naka-Meguro and Shibuya
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Kotake-Mukaihara, and Wakoshi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Toyoko Line[2]
Naka-Meguro   Commuter Exp.
Limited Exp.
  Musashi-Kosugi
Gakugeidaigaku   Express   Den-en-chōfu
Toritsudaigaku   Local   Den-en-chōfu
Tokyu Oimachi Line[3]
Ōokayama   Express   Futako-Tamagawa
Midorigaoka   Local
(via Futako-Shinchi and Takatsu)
  Kuhombutsu
Midorigaoka   Local
(passing Futako-Shinchi and Takatsu)
  Kuhombutsu

History[edit]

The station first opened 28 August 1927, as Kuhombutsu-mae Station (九品仏前駅?).[4] This was renamed Jiyūgaoka Station (自由ヶ丘駅?) (using different characters from present) on 22 October 1929.[4] The characters using in the Japanese station name were changed to the present style on 20 January 1966.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

Main article: Jiyūgaoka
Old bars in Jiyugaoka, April 2008

The surrounding area encompasses the Jiyūgaoka (自由が丘?) area of Meguro and Okusawa (奥沢?) area of Setagaya.

Bus services[edit]

Bus services operated by Tokyu Bus are provided from the Jiyūgaoka bus stop and Jiyugaoka Station Entrance bus stop.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tokyu Corporation - Jiyūgaoka Station" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Tokyu Corporation - Toyoko Line Guide" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  3. ^ "Tokyu Corporation - Oimachi Line Guide" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  4. ^ a b c 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. 230. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°36′27″N 139°40′09″E / 35.60750°N 139.66917°E / 35.60750; 139.66917