Higashi-Koganei Station

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Higashi-Koganei Station

The south entrance in February 2016
Location5-1-1 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Chuo Line (Rapid)
Distance27.4 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side platform, 1 island platform
Opened10 September 1964
Passengers (FY2014)29,088 daily

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 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku and Tokyo
2 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) (for trains bound for both directions)
3 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji and Takao

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chuo Line (Rapid) JC14
Commuter Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Chūō Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ōme Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Musashi-Sakai JC13   Rapid   Musashi-Koganei JC15
Musashi-Sakai JC13   Local[Note 1]   Musashi-Koganei JC15
  1. ^ Early morning and late night only


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