Akabane-iwabuchi Station

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Akabane-iwabuchi Station
A station entrance, May 2010
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Kita
Neighborhood 1-52-8 Akabane
Postal code 115-0045
Address in Japanese 東京都北区赤羽1-52-8
Coordinates 35°47′0″N 139°43′20″E / 35.78333°N 139.72222°E / 35.78333; 139.72222Coordinates: 35°47′0″N 139°43′20″E / 35.78333°N 139.72222°E / 35.78333; 139.72222
Opened 1991
Rail services
Station number(s) N-19
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro, Saitama Railway Corporation
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, Saitama Rapid Railway Line

Akabane-iwabuchi Station (赤羽岩淵駅 Akabane-iwabuchi-eki?) is a subway station in Kita, Tokyo, Japan, operated jointly by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro and the third sector railway operator Saitama Railway Corporation.


Akabane-iwabuchi Station is the northern terminus of the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, with most services continuing northward on the Saitama Rapid Railway Line to Urawa-Misono. The station is numbered "N-19" on the Tokyo Metro network.

Station layout[edit]

The station concourse with ticket vending machines and barriers is located on the 2nd basement ("B2F") level, and the tracks are located on the 3rd basement ("B3F") level.


The station has one island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are equipped with full-height platform screen doors.

1  Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Higashi-Kawaguchi and Urawa-Misono
2  Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Meguro
Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi

Facilities and accessibility[edit]

The station concourse and platforms have elevator access. Universal access toilets are available on the 2nd basement level.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N-19)
Shimo (N-18) - Terminus
Saitama Rapid Railway Line
Terminus - Kawaguchi-Motogō


Akabane-Iwabuchi Station opened on the TRTA (present-day Tokyo Metro) Namboku Line on 29 November 1991.[1] The Saitama Rapid Railway Line extending northward from the station opened on 28 March 2001.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 72,807 Tokyo Metro passengers daily and 34,395 Saitama Rapid Railway Line (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The Arakawa River

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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