Meguro Station

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Not to be confused with Naka-Meguro Station.
Meguro Station
目黒駅
Meguro-eki-2005-4-6 1.jpg
Ticket gates for Tokyu and subway lines inside the station
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Shinagawa
Coordinates 35°38′02″N 139°42′58″E / 35.633983°N 139.71600°E / 35.633983; 139.71600Coordinates: 35°38′02″N 139°42′58″E / 35.633983°N 139.71600°E / 35.633983; 139.71600
History
Year opened 1885
Rail services
Station number(s) MG01, I-01, N-01
Operator(s) JR East
Tokyo Metro
Toei
Tokyu
Line(s) Yamanote Line
Tokyo Metro Namboku Line
Toei Mita Line
Tokyu Meguro Line

Meguro Station (目黒駅 Meguro-eki?) is a railway station in Tokyo's Shinagawa ward close to the boundary with Meguro ward. The station is just south of Meguro Dori (Meguro Street).

Lines[edit]

The Yamanote Line platforms, June 2014

Meguro Station is served by the following lines:

Station layout[edit]

The JR East part of the station consists of one island platform serving two tracks. It also has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency. The combined Tokyu, Tokyo Metro, and Toei part of the station consists of an island platform located on the 4th basement ("4BF") level.

JR East platforms[edit]

1 Yamanote Line for Shinagawa and Tokyo
2 Yamanote Line for Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro

Tokyu/Toei/Tokyo Metro platforms[edit]

1 Tokyu Meguro Line for Musashi-Kosugi
2 Toei Mita Line for Nishi-Takashimadaira
Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Akabane-Iwabuchi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Ebisu - Gotanda
Tokyu Meguro Line (MG01)
Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N-01)
Toei Mita Line (I-01)
Musashi-Koyama (MG03)   Express   Shirokanedai (N-02, I-02)
Fudōmae (MG02)   Local   Shirokanedai (N-02, I-02)

History[edit]

The JR East station (originally Nippon Railway station) opened on 16 March 1885.[1] The Namboku Line and Mita Line subway station opened on 26 September 2000.[2]

Half-height platform edge doors were installed on the two Yamanote Line platforms from 28 August 2010.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 106,538 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 31st-busiest JR East station.[4] Over the same fiscal year, the Tokyu station was used by an average of 248,074 passengers daily, making it the busiest station on the Meguro Line.[5] In fiscal 2013, the Toei station was used by an average of 42,647 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[6] In fiscal 2013, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 102,998 passengers daily. Note that the statistics consider passengers who travel through Meguro station on a through service as users of the station, even if they did not disembark at the station.[7]

The daily passenger figures for JR East, Tokyu and Tokyo Metro in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year JR East Tokyu Tokyo Metro
1999 110,348[8]
2000 106,820[9]
2005 98,344[10] 195,425[11]
2010 102,310[12] 235,597[13]
2011 101,998[14] 236,572[15] 94,530[16]
2012 103,033[17] 241,718[18] 98,495[19]
2013 106,538[4] 248,074[5] 102,998[7]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East Meguro Station information Retrieved 4 March 2010. (Japanese)
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ JR East press release: "山手線恵比寿駅、目黒駅のホームドア使用開始日について" (Introduction of platform doors at Yamanote Line Ebisu and Meguro Stations) (4 March 2010). Retrieved 4 March 2010. (Japanese)
  4. ^ 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 7 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b 2013年度乗降人員 [2013 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 4 June 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Station usage figures] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  7. ^ a b 各駅の乗降人員ランキング [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (1999年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 1999)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  11. ^ 2005年度乗降人員 [2005 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 19 May 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  13. ^ 2010年度乗降人員 [2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  14. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  15. ^ 2011年度乗降人員 [2011 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  16. ^ 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 7 September 2014. 
  17. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  18. ^ 2012年度乗降人員 [2012 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyū Corporation. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  19. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング (2012年) [Station usage ranking (2012)] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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