Higashi-Koganei Station

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Higashi-Koganei Station
東小金井駅
Higashikoganei-Sta-S.JPG
The south entrance in February 2016
Location 5-1-1 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Chuo Line (Rapid)
Distance 27.4 km from Tokyo
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
History
Opened 10 September 1964
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 29,088 daily
Location
Higashi-Koganei Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Koganei Station
Higashi-Koganei Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Koganei Station (東小金井駅 Higashi-Koganei-eki?) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line, in Koganei, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Koganei Station is served by the Chuo Line (Rapid) Service. It is 27.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform serving three tracks, with the station building located underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Chuo Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku and Tokyo
3  Chuo Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji and Takao

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chuo Line (Rapid)
Musashi-Sakai   Rapid   Musashi-Koganei

History[edit]

The station opened on September 10, 1964.[citation needed] Freight operations from the station began from April 1965, and continued until 1984.[1] The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 29,088 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 178. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′06″N 139°31′29″E / 35.70167°N 139.52472°E / 35.70167; 139.52472