Kinshichō Station

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Kinshichō Station
JR Sobu Line Kinshicho001.jpg
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Sumida
Neighborhood etc. 3 Kōtōbashi
(in Japanese) 東京都墨田区江東橋3丁目
Year opened 1894
Rail services
Station number(s) Z-13
Operator(s) JR East
Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Sōbu Line (Rapid)
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line
Statistics 99,032 passengers/day (JR East, FY2010)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Kinshichō Station (錦糸町駅 Kinshichō-eki?) is a railway station in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Tokyo Metro. The surrounding area is one of largest shopping areas of Sumida Ward, featuring several large department stores, numerous small shops and restaurants.


Kinshichō Station is served by the JR East Sōbu Line (Rapid) and Chūō-Sōbu Line, as well as the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line (Station number Z-13).

Station layout[edit]

JR Sōbu Line trains stabled next to the station platforms during the daytime, August 2007

JR East platforms[edit]

1 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shin-Koiwa, Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
3 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura
4 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Chiba, Narita, Ohara, and Kisarazu

Tokyo Metro platforms[edit]

Hanzōmon Line underground platforms, December 2008
1 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Ōtemachi and Shibuya
Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
2 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Oshiage
Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki
Tōbu Nikkō Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sōbu Line (Rapid)
Bakurochō   Commuter Rapid   Funabashi
Bakurochō   Rapid   Shin-Koiwa
Chūō-Sobu Line
Ryōgoku   Local   Kameido
Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line (Z-13)
Sumiyoshi (Z-12) - Oshiage (Z-14)


The station first opened on 9 December 1894.[1] The Hanzōmon Line (originally operated by Eidan, later Tokyo Metro) station opened on 19 March 2003.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the JR East station was used by an average of 99,032 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ "各駅情報(錦糸町駅)" [Station information (Kinshichō Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "各駅の乗車人員" [Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°41′46″N 139°48′50″E / 35.696°N 139.814°E / 35.696; 139.814