Jiyūgaoka Station (Tokyo)

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TY07 OM10
Jiyūgaoka Station

自由が丘駅
Jiyūgaoka Station (Tokyo) 2012.JPG
Jiyūgaoka Station entrance in 2012
Location 1-9-8 Jiyūgaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Coordinates 35°36′27″N 139°40′09″E / 35.60750°N 139.66917°E / 35.60750; 139.66917Coordinates: 35°36′27″N 139°40′09″E / 35.60750°N 139.66917°E / 35.60750; 139.66917
Operated by TokyuLogotype.svg Tokyu Corporation
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code TY-07, OM-10
Website Official website
History
Opened 28 August 1927
Previous names Kuhombutsu-mae (until 1929)
Location
Jiyūgaoka Station is located in Tokyo
Jiyūgaoka Station
Jiyūgaoka Station
Location within Tokyo

Jiyūgaoka Station (自由が丘駅, Jiyūgaoka-eki) is a railway station in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines[edit]

This station is served by the following lines:[1]

Station layout[edit]

Ground-level platforms[edit]

1  Tokyu Oimachi Line for Futako-Tamagawa, Mizonokuchi
Tokyu Den-en-Toshi Line for Saginuma and Chūō-Rinkan
2  Tokyu Oimachi Line for Ōokayama, Hatanodai, and Ōimachi

The Tokyu Oimachi Line platforms are scheduled to be lengthened to handle seven-car trains on express services during fiscal 2017.[2]

Elevated platforms[edit]

The station has two elevated island platforms for the Tokyu Toyoko Line, serving four tracks.

3-4  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Kikuna, and Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chūkagai
5-6  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Naka-Meguro and Shibuya
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Kotake-Mukaihara, and Wakoshi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Toyoko Line
Shibuya   S-Train[Note 1]   Yokohama
Naka-Meguro   Commuter Express
Limited Express
  Musashi-Kosugi
Gakugeidaigaku   Express   Den-en-chōfu
Toritsudaigaku   Local   Den-en-chōfu
Tokyu Oimachi Line[3]
Ōokayama   Express   Futako-Tamagawa
Midorigaoka   Local
(via Futako-Shinchi and Takatsu)
  Kuhombutsu
Midorigaoka   Local
(passing Futako-Shinchi and Takatsu)
  Kuhombutsu
Notes
  1. ^ Weekends only

History[edit]

The station first opened 28 August 1927, as Kuhombutsu-mae Station (九品仏前駅).[4] This was renamed Jiyūgaoka Station (自由ヶ丘駅) (using different characters from present) on 22 October 1929.[4] The characters using in the Japanese station name were changed to the present style on 20 January 1966.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

Old bars in Jiyugaoka in April 2008

The surrounding area encompasses the Jiyūgaoka (自由が丘) area of Meguro and Okusawa (奥沢) area of Setagaya.

Bus services[edit]

Bus services operated by Tokyu Bus are provided from the Jiyūgaoka bus stop and Jiyugaoka Station Entrance bus stop.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyu Corporation - Jiyūgaoka Station" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  2. ^ 田園都市線および大井町線の朝ラッシュ時の混雑緩和施策を実施 [Measures implemented to alleviate morning rush-hour overcrowding on Denentoshi and Oimachi Lines] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyu Corporation. 22 March 2017. p. 2. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 March 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tokyu Corporation - Oimachi Line Guide" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  4. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 230. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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