Takahatafudō Station

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Takahatafudō Station
高幡不動駅
Keio-Takahatahudou-station.JPG
Keiō Takahatafudō Station (south side)
Mono takahatafudo sta.JPG
Tama Toshi Monorail Takahatafudō Station
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Hino
Neighborhood etc. Takahata
Postal code 191-0031
(in Japanese) 東京都日野市高幡
History
Year opened 1925
Former name Takahata Station
Present name since 1937
Rail services
Operator(s) Keio Corporation
Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail
Line(s) Keio Line
Keiō Dōbutsuen Line
Tama Toshi Monorail Line
Statistics Keio: 59,157
Tama Toshi Monorail: 12,666[1] passengers/day
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Takahatafudō Station (高幡不動駅 Takahatafudō-eki?) is a railway station on the Keiō Line, the Keiō Dōbutsuen Line, and Tama Toshi Monorail Line located in Hino, Tokyo, Japan.

Station layout[edit]

Prior to December 2004, the Keiō and Tama Toshi Monorail station buildings were not directly connected. Since then, both stations and the Keiō Takahata Shopping Center were connected. In June 2006 elevation of the Keiō station building and platforms was completed, and nine months later redevelopment work on the Keiō Takahata Shopping Center was finished.

Most of the passengers boarding at Takahatafudō are commuters and students bound for central Tokyo, while those disembarking are visiting the Kongōji Temple or are students transferring to the monorail or buses.

Keio Corporation[edit]

Keio Takahatafudō Station ticket gates

The Keio station opened on March 24, 1925. Five tracks serve three platforms: four for the Keio Line, one for the Keio Dōbutsuen Line. All trains stop at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keio Dōbutsuen Line for Tama-Dōbutsukōen
2/3 Keio Line for Kitano, Keiō-Hachiōji, and Takaosanguchi
4/5 Keioō Line for Fuchū, Chōfu, Meidaimae, Sasazuka, and Shinjuku
Toei Shinjuku Line

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keio Line
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Special Express   Kitano
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Semi Special Express   Kitano
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Express   Kitano
Mogusaen   Semi Express   Minamidaira
Mogusaen   Rapid   Minamidaira
Mogusaen   Local   Minamidaira
Keio Dōbutsuen Line
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Express   Tama-Dōbutsukōen
Mogusaen   Local   Tama-Dōbutsukōen

Tama Toshi Monorail[edit]

The station opened on January 10, 2000. Two tracks serve two side platforms. Due to the concentration of university campuses towards Tama-Center, many students change trains at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tama Toshi Monorail Line for Tachikawa-Kita, Tamagawa-Jōsui, and Kamikitadai
2 Tama Toshi Monorail Line for Tama-Center

Adjacent stations[edit]

Tama Toshi Monorail Line
Manganji Local Hodokubo

History[edit]

  • March 24, 1925: Takahata Station opens along with the opening of the Gyokunan Electric Railway (now Keio Line), in a different location than the current station building.
  • May 1, 1937: Station renamed from Takahata Station to Takahatafudō Station.
  • 1957: Four-car rapid and semi-rapid trains to Shinjuku begin operating during peak periods.
  • April 29, 1964: The Tama Dōbutsuen Line (now Dōbutsuen Line) opens. Station building moved to current location.
  • January 10, 2000: The Tama Toshi Monorail Line station opens.
  • March 2004: Station building shopping area construction begins.
  • August 2004: Station building elevation construction begins.
  • December 2004: Shopping area construction completed.
  • March 25, 2007: Station building elevation complete, linking the Keio and monorail station areas and shopping areas.

Surrounding area[edit]

The namesake of the station is Kongōji Temple, also known as Takahatafudō, one of the great temples of the Kantō region. The area's development was guided first by worshippers visiting the temple, then by suburbanization during the 1960s and 1970s. The station is a major transportation hub for Hino, with many municipal facilities and shopping centers in the vicinity.

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°39′44″N 139°24′48″E / 35.662102°N 139.413391°E / 35.662102; 139.413391