Mitaka Station

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Mitaka Station
三鷹駅
Mitaka Station north.jpg
North entrance, August 2008
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Mitaka
(in Japanese) 東京都三鷹市下連雀3丁目
History
Year opened 1930
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Statistics 90,214 passengers/day (FY2010)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Mitaka Station (三鷹駅 Mitaka-eki?) is a railway station in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Mitaka Station is served by the Chūō Main Line, acting as the terminus for all-stations Chūō-Sōbu Line services from Chiba, with Chūō Line (Rapid) limited stop services from Tokyo. Some Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line inter-running services also originate and terminate here.

Some Azusa, Kaiji, and Narita Express limited express services on the Chūō Main Line stop at Mitaka.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of three island platforms serving six tracks.[1]

A Chūō-Sōbu Line train at Mitaka Station, February 2003

Platforms[edit]

1/2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Nakano, Shinjuku, Akihabara, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line
3/4 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, Takao, and Ōme
5/6 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Kichijōji   Narita Express   Kokubunji
Nakano   Ōme Special Rapid   Kokubunji
Nakano   Special Rapid   Kokubunji
Kichijōji   Commuter Rapid   Kokubunji
Kichijōji   Rapid   Musashisakai
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Kichijōji   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

Mitaka Station opened on 25 June 1930.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 90,214 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

Media related to Mitaka Station at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (May 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第2巻 三鷹駅―八王子エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Mitaka Station - Hachioji Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 7/41. ISBN 978-4-06-270062-7. 
  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°42′10″N 139°33′39″E / 35.70278°N 139.56083°E / 35.70278; 139.56083