Higashi-Koganei Station

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Higashi-Koganei Station
The south entrance in February 2016
Location 5-1-1 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
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
Opened 10 September 1964
Passengers (FY2014) 29,088 daily
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).


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.


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


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.


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

Surrounding area[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. 

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