Nakano Station ( is a railway station on the 中野駅 Nakano-eki) Chūō Main Line in Nakano, Tokyo in Japan.
Nakano Station is served by the
JR East Chūō Line (Rapid) and Chūō-Sōbu Line, and the Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line. There are no turnstiles between lines, allowing for easy transfers.
Station layout [ edit ]
North Entrance before rebuilding, December 2006
South Entrance, December 2006
Nakano Station viewed from above, June 2003
The station consists of four island platforms serving eight tracks.
Platforms [ edit ]
■ Chūō-Sōbu Line (Local) for
Mitaka, Musashi-Koganei and Tachikawa
(some trains originating at this station for Shinjuku and Akihabara)
■ Chūō Line (Local) for Mitaka, Tachikawa,
Hachiōji, and Takao (early morning and late night)
■ Chūō-Sōbu Line (Local) for Shinjuku, Akihabara,
Kinshichō, Funabashi, and Chiba (originating at this station)
■ Chūō Line (Local) for Shinjuku,
Ochanomizu, and Tokyo (early morning and late night)
■ Chūō-Sōbu Line for Mitaka (through trains from Tōzai Line)
○ Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for
Ōtemachi, Tōyōchō, Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Tōyō-Katsutadai (originating at this station)
○ Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Ōtemachi, Tōyōchō, Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Tōyō-Katsutadai (originating at this station)
■ Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku, Akihabara, Kinshichō, Funabashi, and Chiba (originating at Mitaka)
○ Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Ōtemachi, Tōyōchō,Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Tōyō-Katsutadai (originating at Mitaka)
■ Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, Takao, and
■Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku, Ochanomizu, and Tokyo (weekday mornings only)
■Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku, Ochanomizu, and Tokyo
Adjacent stations [ edit ]
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Chūō Special Rapid
Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line (T-01)
Through to Chūō-Sōbu Line
Surrounding area [ edit ]
North side [ edit ]
Nakano Ward office
Nakano Sun Plaza, a major concert hall Sun Mall and Nakano Broadway, a shopping arcade famous as the home of
Mandarake and for used record shops, collectibles, and other items Marui Department Store Headquarters
South side [ edit ]
Nakano Zero, a cultural hall for concerts and exhibitions
Nakano Public Library
History [ edit ]
Nakano Station opened on 11 April 1889.
The Tōzai Subway Line began operating from Nakano Station from 16 March 1966. [1 ] [2 ]
Passenger statistics [ edit ]
In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 138,467 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 21st-busiest station operated by JR East.
In fiscal 2013, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 143,802 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers). Note that the statistics consider passengers who travel through Nakano station on a through service as users of the station, even if they did not disembark at the station. [3 ] [4 ]
The daily passenger figures for each operator in previous years are as shown below.
[9 ] 133,919
[11 ] 136,994
[3 ] 143,802
Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 35°42′22″N 139°39′56″E / 35.70611°N 139.66556°E