Kinshichō Station

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Kinshichō Station
錦糸町駅
JR Sobu Line Kinshicho001.jpg
Location
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
History
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 103,522 passengers/day (JR East, FY2013)
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.

Lines[edit]

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)
Tokyo Ayame
Shiosai
Chiba
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)

History[edit]

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 2013, the JR East station was used by 103,522 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 36th-busiest station operated by JR East.[2] In fiscal 2013, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 92,658 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers), making it the 41st-busiest station operated by Tokyo Metro.[3] The daily passenger figures for each operator in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year JR East Tokyo Metro
1999 83,336[4]
2000 85,652[5]
2005 89,700[6]
2010 99,032[7]
2011 99,167[8] 82,342[9]
2012 101,250[10] 89,233[11]
2013 103,522[2] 92,658[3]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[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. ^ 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 13 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗降人員ランキング [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (1999年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 1999)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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. ^ 駅別乗降人員順位表(2011年度1日平均) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング (2012年) [Station usage ranking (2012)] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

External links[edit]


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