Nippori Station

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Nippori Station
日暮里駅
Nippori Station.jpg
Elevated view of Nippori station, September 2009
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Arakawa
Neighborhood etc. 2 Nishi-Nippori
(in Japanese) 東京都荒川区西日暮里二丁目
History
Year opened 1905
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Keisei Electric Railway
Toei
Line(s) Jōban Line
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Yamanote Line
Keisei Main Line
Nippori-Toneri Liner
Statistics 99,875 passengers/day (JR East, FY2012)
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Nippori Station (日暮里駅 Nippori-eki?) is a major railway interchange station in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan.

A new elevated platform for Keisei services opened on October 3, 2009.

Lines[edit]

The station is an intersection of JR and Keisei systems. Although Keisei Ueno Station, the terminal of Keisei, is also located adjacent to JR's Ueno Station, Nippori Station provides easier transfer.

Platforms[edit]

Keisei platforms[edit]

Keisei elevated platform, October 2009

A new elevated platform serving outbound Keisei trains opened to traffic on October 3, 2009. The new elevated line has two side platforms serving a single track. One platform is for Skyliner, City Liner, and Evening Liner boarding, while the other platform is for regular commuter trains. Ueno-bound trains continue to discharge on the original platform on the lower level.

0 Keisei Main Line to Ueno
1 Narita Sky Access for Narita Airport
(Skyliner trains)
Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Funabashi, Narita and Narita Airport
(City Liner and Evening Liner trains)
2 Narita Sky Access for Aoto, Takasago, the Hokuso Line and Narita Airport
(Access Express trains)
Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Funabashi, Narita Airport and Chiba
(Local, Rapid, Commuter Express, and Limited Express trains)

JR platforms[edit]

There are no platforms for tracks 5 to 8, which are for non-stop Takasaki Line and Utsunomiya Line trains.

3 Jōban Line (Rapid service) to Ueno
4 Jōban Line (Rapid service) and Narita Line for Kita-Senju, Matsudo, Toride, Narita, Tsuchiura and Mito
9 Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa and Yokohama
10 Yamanote Line (clockwise) for Ueno and Tokyo
11 Yamanote Line (anti-clockwise) for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
12 Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tabata, Akabane and Ōmiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Uguisudani - Nishi-Nippori
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Rapid: no stop[1]
Uguisudani   Local   Nishi-Nippori
Jōban Line
Ueno Special Rapid Matsudo
Ueno Rapid Mikawashima
Keisei Main Line
Keisei Ueno Skyliner Airport Terminal 2
Keisei Ueno City Liner Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Access Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Limited Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Limited Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Commuter Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Rapid   Senju-Ōhashi
Keisei Ueno   Local   Shin-Mikawashima
Toei Nippori-Toneri Liner
Terminus - Nishi-Nippori

History[edit]

The JR station first opened on April 1, 1905.[2] The Keisei station opened on December 19, 1931.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 99,875 passengers daily (boarding passengers only)[4]

The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 77,469[5]
2005 78,921[6]
2010 96,633[7]
2011 96,747[8]
2012 99,875[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jreast-timetable.jp/1308/timetable/tt1184/1184050.html
  2. ^ "JR East station information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 203. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  4. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°43′39″N 139°46′15″E / 35.727588°N 139.770781°E / 35.727588; 139.770781