Nakano Station (Tokyo)

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Nakano Station
中野駅
Nakano Kitaguchi.jpg
North Entrance, July 2012
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Nakano
Neighborhood etc. 5 Nakano
(in Japanese) 東京都中野区中野5丁目
History
Year opened 1889
Rail services
Station number(s) T-01
Operator(s) JR East, Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Chūō Main Line, Tōzai Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Nakano Station (中野駅 Nakano-eki?) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line in Nakano, Tokyo in Japan.

Lines[edit]

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]

1 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)
2 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)
3 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)
4 Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line for Ōtemachi, Tōyōchō, Nishi-Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Tōyō-Katsutadai (originating at this station)
5 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)
6 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, Takao, and Ōme
7 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku, Ochanomizu, and Tokyo (weekday mornings only)
8 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku, Ochanomizu, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

Station layout
« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Shinjuku   Chūō Special Rapid   Mitaka
Shinjuku   Ōme Rapid   Mitaka
Shinjuku   Commuter Rapid   Kōenji
Shinjuku   Rapid (weekdays)   Kōenji
Shinjuku   Rapid (weekends)   Ogikubo
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Higashi-Nakano
Ochiai
  Local   Kōenji
Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line (T-01)
Through to Chūō-Sōbu Line   -   Ochiai (T-02)

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.[1] The Tōzai Subway Line began operating from Nakano Station from 16 March 1966.[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.[3] 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.[4]

The daily passenger figures for each operator in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year JR East Tokyo Metro
1999 118,219[5]
2000 117,090[6]
2005 113,569[7]
2010 123,968[8]
2011 122,846[9] 133,919[10]
2012 125,025[11] 136,994[12]
2013 138,467[3] 143,802[4]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East Nakano Station information Retrieved 10 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. ^ 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 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "各駅の乗降人員ランキング" [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (1999年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 1999)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "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 3 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  12. ^ "各駅の乗降人員ランキング (2012年)" [Station usage ranking (2012)] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′22″N 139°39′56″E / 35.70611°N 139.66556°E / 35.70611; 139.66556