Kichijōji Station

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Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
Kichijoji Station Ngate 201409.jpg
The north side of the station in September 2014
Location Kichijōji-Minami-cho, Musashino, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1899
Location
Kichijōji Station is located in Japan
Kichijōji Station
Kichijōji Station
Location within Japan

Kichijōji Station (吉祥寺駅 Kichijōji-eki?) is a railway station in Musashino, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Keio Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Kichijōji Station is located on the JR East Chūō Main Line, and is served by all-stations Chūō-Sōbu Line services from Chiba and some Chūō Line (Rapid) limited-stop services from Tokyo. It also forms a terminus of the Keio Inokashira Line and is located 12.7 kilometers from the opposing terminus at Shibuya in Tokyo.[1] The station is 14 minutes from Shinjuku and 28 minutes from Tokyo by Chuo Line rapid service, and 23 minutes from Shibuya by Inokashira Line express service.[2]

JR East[edit]

Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
JR East station
Kichijoji-Station-2005-9-18.jpg
JR East entrance, September 2005
Location 1 Kichijōji Minami-chō
(東京都武蔵野市吉祥寺南町1丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
History
Opened 30 December 1899
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 139,580 daily

Station layout[edit]

The JR East station consists of two elevated island platforms serving four tracks.[3] It has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a "View Plaza" travel agent.[4]

Platforms[edit]

1  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Mitaka
2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku and Chiba
Subway TokyoTozai.png Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line to Nishi-Funabashi
3  Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, and Takao
4  Chūō Line (Rapid) for Shinjuku and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Shinjuku   Narita Express   Mitaka
Chūō Rapid, Ōme Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Nishi-Ogikubo   Rapid (weekdays)   Mitaka
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Nishi-Ogikubo   Local   Mitaka

Keio[edit]

Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
Keio station
KeioInokashiraLineKichijyojiStation.JPG
The Keio Inokashira Line platforms, November 2014
Operated by KeioRailway logo.svg Keio Corporation
Line(s) Number prefix Inokashira.PNG Keio Inokashira Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
History
Opened 1 April 1934
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 144,238 daily

Station layout[edit]

The Keio station consists of two elevated side platforms serving two terminating tracks.[3]

Platforms[edit]

1/2  Keio Inokashira Line for Meidaimae and Shibuya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keio Inokashira Line
Kugayama   Express   Terminus
Inokashira-kōen   Local   Terminus

History[edit]

Kichijōji Station opened on 30 December 1899.[3] The Keio station opened on 1 April 1934.[1]

From 22 February 2013, station numbering was introduced on Keio lines, with Kichijōji Station becoming "IN17".[5]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the JR East station was used by 139,580 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the twentieth-busiest JR East station.[6] Over the same fiscal year, the Keio station was used by an average of 144,238 passengers daily (exiting and entering passengers).[7]


The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average (JR East) Daily average (Keio)
1999 - 140,685[1]
2005 139,245[8] -
2006 140,155[9] -
2007 143,932[10] -
2008 143,178[11] -
2009 141,314[12] -
2010 138,420[13] 142,083[14]
2011 137,555[15] 140,929[14]
2012 138,483[16] 141,475[17]
2013 139,282[18] 139,679[17]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

Surrounding area[edit]

The south entrance to the station in March 2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 206. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ "吉祥寺駅". えきから時刻表. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Kawashima, Ryozo (April 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第1巻 東京駅―三鷹エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo Station - Mitaka Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 12/40. ISBN 978-4-06-270061-0. 
  4. ^ 各駅情報(吉祥寺駅) [Station Information (Kichijōji Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  5. ^ 京王線・井の頭線全駅で「駅ナンバリング」を導入します。 [Station numbering to be introduced on Keio Line and Inokashira Line] (pdf). News release (in Japanese). Keio Corporation. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  7. ^ 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2006年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2007年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2008年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2009年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  13. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  14. ^ a b 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  15. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  16. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  17. ^ a b 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  18. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°42′10″N 139°34′47″E / 35.70278°N 139.57972°E / 35.70278; 139.57972