Higashi-ginza Station

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A11 H09
Higashi-ginza Station

東銀座駅
Higashiginza-station.jpg
Location 4-10-10-saki (Asakusa Line)
4-12-15-saki (Hibiya Line) Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway
Other information
Station code A-11, H-09
History
Opened 1963

Higashi-ginza Station (東銀座駅, Higashi-ginza-eki) is a subway station on the Toei Asakusa Line, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, and on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Hibiya Line station is subtitled "Kabukiza-mae". The station is located in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its numbers are A-11 and H-09.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-ginza station consists of two stations perpendicular to each other: the Toei and Tokyo Metro stations.

Toei station[edit]

Running underneath Shōwa Street (昭和通り, Shōwa-dori) Higashi-ginza's Asakusa Line station has two platforms serving two tracks. Platform 1 is for passengers bound for Sengakuji and Nishi-Magome Stations. Platform 2 is for those traveling in the opposite direction, toward Nihombashi and Oshiage Stations.

Tokyo Metro station[edit]

The Tokyo Metro component of Higashi-ginza station runs below Harumi Street (晴海通り, Harumi-dori). On the Hibiya line, an island station serves the two tracks. Platform 3 is for Ginza and Naka-Meguro Stations, and trains depart Platform 4 for Ueno, Kita-Senju, and Minami-Kurihashi on the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Nikkō Line.

Platforms[edit]

1 A Toei Asakusa Line for Sengakuji and Nishi-magome
KK Keikyu Main Line for Shinagawa, Haneda Airport (International Terminal and Domestic Terminal) and Misakiguchi
2 A Toei Asakusa Line for Nihombashi and Oshiage
KS Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi and Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1)
HS Hokusō Line for Imba Nihon-idai
KS Narita Sky Access Line for Narita Airport
3 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro
4 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Kita-Senju, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi (via Tobu Skytree Line)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Asakusa Line A11
Airport Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Shimbashi A10 - Takaracho A12
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line H09
Ginza H08 - Tsukiji H10

History[edit]

Higashi-ginza Station opened on February 28, 1963, as a station on Toei Line 1. In 1978, the line was renamed the Asakusa Line.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2007, the Tokyo Metro station was used by a total of 55.067 million passengers annually.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station serves the eastern part of the Ginza. In the area are the Kabuki-za, the Shinbashi Enbujō (a theater owned by Shochiku), the Tōgeki (a Shochiku cinema), the Electric Power Development Company, and the Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tokyo Metro station ridership Archived 2008-06-22 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2010-08-10

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′11″N 139°46′02″E / 35.6697°N 139.7673°E / 35.6697; 139.7673