Uguisudani Station

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Coordinates: 35°43′19″N 139°46′40″E / 35.722066°N 139.777851°E / 35.722066; 139.777851

Uguisudani Station
鶯谷駅
Tokyo - Uguisudani Station 01 (15562501658).jpg
South entrance, November 2014
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Taitō
Neighborhood etc. 1 Negishi
(in Japanese) 東京都台東区根岸1丁目
History
Year opened 1912
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tōhoku Line

Uguisudani Station (鶯谷駅 Uguisudani-eki?) is a railway station in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The name relates to a valley where formerly many Japanese Bush Warblers (uguisu) were found.[1]

Lines[edit]

Uguisudani Station is served by the Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1 Keihin-Tohoku Line for Akabane, Urawa, and Omiya
2 Yamanote Line for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
3 Yamanote Line for Ueno and Tokyo
4 Keihin-Tohoku Line for Tokyo, Shinagawa, and Yokohama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Ueno - Nippori
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Rapid: no stop
Ueno   Local   Nippori

History[edit]

The station opened on July 11, 1912.[1]

Waist-high platform edge doors were installed on the Yamanote Line platforms (platforms 2 and 3) in September 2014, with operation commencing on 18 October 2014.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JR東日本:各駅情報(鶯谷駅)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 25 October 2007. 
  2. ^ 鶯谷駅に可動式ホーム柵が設置される [Platform edge doors installed at Uguisudani Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 

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