Minatomirai Station

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Minatomirai Station
みなとみらい駅
Minato-mirai-line-Minato-mirai-station-5-entrance.jpg
Entrance No.5
Location
Prefecture Kanagawa
(See other stations in Kanagawa)
City Yokohama
Ward Nishi
Neighborhood etc. 3-5 Minatomirai
Postal code 220-0012
(in Japanese) 横浜市西区みなとみらい三丁目5
History
Year opened 2004
Rail services
Operator(s) Yokohama Minatomirai Railway Company
Line(s) Minatomirai Line
Statistics 60,056 passengers/day (FY2011)

Minatomirai Station (みなとみらい駅 Minatomirai-eki?) is an underground railway station on the Minatomirai Line in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operating company Yokohama Minatomirai Railway.

Lines[edit]

Minatomirai Station is served by the 4.1 km underground Minatomirai Line from Yokohama to Motomachi-Chukagai, and is located 1.7 km from the starting point of the line at Yokohama Station. Trains through-run to and from the Tokyu Toyoko Line from Shibuya Station and beyond on the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line and Tobu Tojo Line and Seibu Ikebukuro Line.

Station layout[edit]

Escalators down from Queen's Square to platform level of Minatomirai Station, September 2011

Minatomirai Station is an underground station with a single island platform serving two tracks. The station is located directly below the Queen's Square shopping complex.

Platforms[edit]

1 Minatomirai Line for Bashamichi and Motomachi-Chukagai
2 Minatomirai Line for Shin-Takashima and Yokohama
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Shibuya
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shinjuku-sanchōme, Ikebukuro, and Wakōshi
Tobu Tojo Line for Kawagoeshi and Shinrinkoen
Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Minatomirai Line
Yokohama   Limited Express   Motomachi-Chukagai
Yokohama   Commuter Express   Bashamichi
Yokohama   Express   Bashamichi
Shin-Takashima   Local   Bashamichi

History[edit]

Minatomirai Station opened on 1 February 2004, coinciding with the opening of the Minatomirai Line.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 60,056 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken; Clarke, Jackie (2008). Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0-7106-2861-7. 
  1. ^ a b 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. 232. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°27′28.53″N 139°37′56.33″E / 35.4579250°N 139.6323139°E / 35.4579250; 139.6323139