Ogikubo Station

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Ogikubo Station
荻窪駅
Ogikubo-Sta-N-rotary.JPG
The station forecourt on the north side of Ogikubo Station, September 2011
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Suginami
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Ogikubo Station (荻窪駅 Ogikubo-eki?) is a railway station in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Lines[edit]

The JR East station is served by the Chūō Main Line (Chūō Line (Rapid) and Chūō-Sōbu Line local services), and is located 18.7 km from the starting point of the Chūō Line at Tokyo Station.[1]

The Tokyo Metro station is served by the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, and forms the western terminus of the 24.2 km line from Ikebukuro.[2] The station is numbered M-01.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East station consists of ground-level platforms running east-west, and the underground platforms for the Tokyo Metro station lie parallel to the JR East platforms, slightly to the south.[1] The station has "North" and "South" ("South a" and "South b") entrances at the eastern end of the station and a "West" entrance at the western end.


JR East[edit]

JR East
Ogikubo Station
荻窪駅
Ogikubo-Sta-N.JPG
North Entrance, September 2011
Location
Neighborhood etc. 1 Kamiogi
Postal code 167-0043
(in Japanese) 東京都杉並区上荻1丁目
History
Year opened 1891
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō Line (Rapid)
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Statistics 85,167 passengers/day (FY2012)

The JR East station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a "View Plaza" travel agent.[3]

Platforms[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level island platforms serving four tracks.


1 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Mitaka
2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Chiba
3 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, and Takao
4 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Nakano, Shinjuku, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Chuo Rapid: no stop
Ome Rapid: no stop
Nakano   Commuter Rapid   Kichijōji
Nakano   Rapid (weekends)   Kichijōji
Asagaya   Rapid (weekdays   Nishi-Ogikubo
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Asagaya   Local   Nishi-Ogikubo


Tokyo Metro[edit]

Tokyo Metro
Ogikubo Station
荻窪駅
Ogikubo sta south.jpg
South entrance, February 2008
Location
Neighborhood etc. 5-31-7 Ogikubo
Postal code 167-0051
(in Japanese) 東京都杉並区荻窪5-31-7
History
Year opened 1962
Rail services
Station number(s) M-01
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Statistics 69,792 passengers/day (FY2011)

The underground Tokyo Metro station consists of an island platform serving two terminating tracks located on the second basement level.

Platforms[edit]

1/2 Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku,Ginza, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-01)
Terminus - Minami-Asagaya (M-02)


History[edit]

The JR East station opened on 21 December 1891.[1] The Tokyo Metro Station opened on 23 January 1962.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 85,167 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] In fiscal 2011, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 69,792 passengers daily.[2] The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 82,768[5]
2005 83,095[6]
2006 84,436[7]
2007 86,644[8]
2008 86,838[9]
2009 85,323[10]
2010 85,093[11]
2011 83,299[12]
2012 85,167[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Suginami Ward Office
  • Ogikubo Tax Office
  • Tokyo Adventist Hospital
  • Tokyo Ogikubo High School
  • Odakuro Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (April 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第1巻 東京駅―三鷹エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo Station - Mitaka Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 34-77. ISBN 978-4-06-270061-0. 
  2. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  3. ^ "各駅情報(荻窪駅)" [Station Information: Ogikubo Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  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 19 November 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 19 November 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 9 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′17″N 139°37′12″E / 35.70472°N 139.62000°E / 35.70472; 139.62000