Suidōbashi Station

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Suidōbashi Station
水道橋駅
JREast-Suidobashi-station-platform.jpg
Platforms
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East, Toei Subway
Line(s) Chūō-Sōbu Line
Toei Mita Line
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Suidōbashi Station (水道橋駅 Suidōbashi-eki?) is a railway station which straddles Tokyo's Chiyoda and Bunkyō wards, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei).

Lines[edit]

Suidōbashi Station is served by Chūō-Sōbu Line local services and is also on the Toei Mita Line subway.

Station layout[edit]

Suidōbashi Station is divided into two parts: the JR East station and the Toei Subway station. There is no direct passage between the JR and Toei platforms.

JR East station[edit]

Suidōbashi Station
水道橋駅
Chūō-Sōbu Line platforms at Suidōbashi Station October 2008.JPG
JR Chūō-Sōbu Line platforms, October 2008
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Chiyoda
Neighborhood etc. 2 Misakichō
Postal code 101-0061
(in Japanese) 東京都千代田区三崎町2丁目
History
Year opened 1906
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō-Sōbu Line
Statistics 82,133 passengers/day (FY2011)

The JR East part of the station is located on an elevated viaduct and has two side platforms serving two Chūō-Sōbu Line tracks, with platform 1 being used by westbound trains and platform 2 being used by eastbound trains.[1] South of the platforms there are an extra two tracks for Chūō Line (Rapid) trains, which bypass the station non-stop. There are two exits from the station; the east exit is the busier of the two and features a staffed "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket office, ticket vending machines, lockers, and toilets. The west exit also has these amenities except for the reservation office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Ochanomizu, Kinshichō, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
Tokyo (only early morning and late night)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Iidabashi   Local   Ochanomizu

History[edit]

What is now the JR East station first opened on 24 October 1906.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the JR East station was used by an average of 82,133 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

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

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 89,320[4]
2005 87,040[5]
2010 83,952[6]
2011 82,133[3]


Toei[edit]

Suidobashi Station
水道橋駅
Suidobashi Station of Mita Line.jpg
Entrance to the Toei Subway station, September 2008
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Bunkyo
Neighborhood etc. 1-3-42 Koraku
Postal code 112-0004
(in Japanese) 文京区後楽1-3-42
History
Year opened 1972
Rail services
Station number(s) I-11
Operator(s) Toei Subway
Line(s) Toei Mita Line

The Toei Subway station has one island platform serving two tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1 Toei Mita Line for Ōtemachi, Meguro, and Hiyoshi
2 Toei Mita Line for Sugamo and Nishi-Takashimadaira

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Mita Line (I-11)
Jimbōchō (I-10) - Kasuga (I-12)

History[edit]

The Toei Subway station opened on 30 June 1972.[7]

Surrounding area[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Suidōbashi Station map JR East. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 52. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′07″N 139°45′14″E / 35.702°N 139.754°E / 35.702; 139.754