Kita-Fuchū Station entrance in November 2012
|Location||2 Harumi-chō, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo 83-0057
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Musashino Line|
|Distance||1.7 km from Fuchūhommachi|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||1 September 1956|
|Passengers (FY2014)||14,184 daily|
The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. Tracks on the west side of the station lead to the Toshiba Fuchu Plant. The station entrance is on the east side of the tracks, and the station is linked to the Toshiba factory entrance on the west side by an overbridge for Toshiba employees only. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.
|1||■ Musashino Line||for Fuchūhommachi|
|2||■ Musashino Line||for Nishi-Kokubunji, Shim-Matsudo, and Nishi-Funabashi|
The station opened on 1 September 1956, initially as a station on a branch line from the Chuo Main Line known as the Shimogawara Line (下河原線). The line became part of the Musashino Line from 1 April 1973. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 14,184 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average|
- Toshiba Fuchu factory
- Fuchu Prison
- United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders
- The Ministry of Justice Training Institute for Correction Officials
- Kita-Fuchu Park
- Fuchu-Chuo park
- Fuchu Park
- Suzukake Park
Schools and colleges
- Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
- Fuchu High School
- Nogyo High School
- Fuchu No. 1 Junior High School
- Fuchu No. 4 Junior High School
- Fuchu No. 1 Elementary School
- Fuchu No. 9 Elementary School
Kita-Fuchū Station is served by Keio Bus services, which stop next to the station.
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- United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders Retrieved 26 November 2012
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