Kasumigaseki Station (Tokyo)

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Kasumigaseki Station
霞ヶ関駅
Kasumigaseki Station, Tokyo.jpg
East Exit
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Chiyoda
History
Year opened 1958
Rail services
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Statistics 128,226 passengers/day (FY2007)[1]

Kasumigaseki Station (霞ヶ関駅 Kasumigaseki-eki?) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. The station is located in the Kasumigaseki government district.

Lines[edit]

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

Hibiya Line platforms
Marunouchi Line platforms

Station layout[edit]

The platforms for Marunouchi Line serving two tracks consist of one island platform and one side platform. One side of the island platform is closed off by a fence. The platform for the Hibiya Line is an island platform serving two tracks. The platform for the Chiyoda Line is an island platform serving two tracks.

The platforms for the Chiyoda Line and the Marunouchi Line are not directly connected, and transferring passengers need to walk through the Hibiya Line platform, which takes about five minutes.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku, Ogikubo, and Hōnanchō
2 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Ōtemachi, and Ikebukuro
3 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ebisu and Naka-Meguro
4 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Ueno, and Kita-Senju
Tobu Skytree Line for Kuki and Minami-Kurihashi
5 Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Yoyogi-Uehara
Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi and Karakida
6 Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Ōtemachi, Kita-Senju, and Ayase
Jōban Line for Abiko and Toride

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Marunouchi Line (M-15)
Kokkai-gijidōmae (M-14) - Ginza (M-16)
Hibiya Line (H-06)
Kamiyachō (H-06) - Hibiya (H-07)
Chiyoda Line (C-08)
Omotesandō (C-04) Limited Express Romancecar Ōtemachi (C-11)
Kokkai-gijidōmae (C-07) - Hibiya(C-09)

History[edit]

  • October 15, 1958: The Marunouchi Line station opens.
  • March 25, 1964: The Hibiya Line station opens.
  • March 20, 1971: The Chiyoda Line station opens.
  • March 15, 1995: Aum Shinrikyo attempts a biological attack by surreptitiously spreading Botulinum toxin in the station. There are no known casualties.[2]
  • March 20, 1995: Sarin gas attack targets the station.

References[edit]


Coordinates: 35°40′26″N 139°45′04″E / 35.673888°N 139.751061°E / 35.673888; 139.751061