Kichijōji Station

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Kichijōji Station
吉祥寺駅
Kichijoji Station-North-20110313.jpg
The north side of the station in March 2011
Location 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 the terminus of the Keio Inokashira Line from 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 East
Line(s)
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
History
Opened 30 December 1899
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 139,282 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: no stop
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 Keio Corporation
Line(s) Keio Inokashira Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
History
Opened 1 April 1934
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 139,679 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 2013, the JR East station was used by 139,282 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 139,679 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[7]
2013 139,282[16] 139,679[7]
  • 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 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c 1日の駅別乗降人員 [Average daily station usage figures] (in Japanese). Japan: Keio Corporation. 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  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. ^ a b 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. 

External links[edit]


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