Fuchū Station (Tokyo)

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Fuchū Station
府中駅
Fuchu-station-front-nov14-2015.jpg
The station building and entrance in November 2015
Location 1-1-10 Miyacho, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo
(東京都府中市宮町一丁目1-10)
Japan
Operated by KeioRailway logo.svg Keio Corporation
Line(s) Number prefix Keiō.PNG Keio Line
Distance 21.9 km from Shinjuku
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Station code KO24
Website www.keio.co.jp/train/station/26_fuchu/
History
Opened 31 October 1916 (1916-10-31)
Traffic
Passengers 86,577 per day (FY2012)

Fuchū Station (府中駅 Fuchū-eki?) is a railway station on the Keio Line in Fuchū, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Fuchū Station is served by the 37.9 km Keio Line from Shinjuku to Keiō Hachiōji, and is located 21.9 km from the Tokyo terminus of the line at Shinjuku.[1] It is numbered "KO24".

Station layout[edit]

The platforms in November 2015

This station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks,[2] with each platform on a passing loop.


Fuchū Station track layout

Higashi-fuchū

4 3 2 1

Bubaigawara

Platforms[edit]

1/2  Keio Line for Keiō Hachiōji
Keio Takao Line for Takaosanguchi
Keio Dobutsuen Line for Tama-Dobutsu-koen
3/4  Keio Line for Chōfu, Meidaimae, Sasazuka, Shinjuku
Toei Shinjuku Line

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Chōfu   Special Express   Bubaigawara
Chōfu   Semi Special Express   Bubaigawara
Higashi-Fuchū   Express   Bubaigawara
Higashi-Fuchū   Semi Express   Bubaigawara
Higashi-Fuchū   Rapid   Bubaigawara
Higashi-Fuchū   Local   Bubaigawara

History[edit]

The station opened on 31 October 1916.[1] The new elevated station building opened on 1 March 1993.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 86,577 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[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] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 228. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ a b 首都圏鉄道完全ガイド 主要私鉄編 [Tokyo Area Complete Railway Guide - Major Private Lines] (in Japanese). Japan: Futabasha. 22 July 2013. pp. 24–26. ISBN 978-4-575-45387-4. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°40′20″N 139°28′50″E / 35.672175°N 139.480426°E / 35.672175; 139.480426