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]

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. 

External links[edit]

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