Kokkai-gijidō-mae Station

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M14 C07
Kokkai-gijidomae Station

国会議事堂前駅
National-Diet-Bldg-Chiyoda-gate.jpg
Station ticket barriers
LocationChiyoda, Tokyo
Japan
Operated byTokyo Metro
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms (Marunouchi Line)
1 island platform (Chiyoda Line)
Tracks4 (2 on each level)
ConnectionsG06 N06 Tameike-sanno Station
Construction
Depth37.9 m (124 ft) (Chiyoda Line platform)
Other information
Station codeC-07, M-14
History
Opened1959
Services
Preceding station   Tokyo Metro   Following station
M13
toward Ogikubo
Marunouchi Line
M15
toward Ikebukuro
C06
Chiyoda Line
C08
toward Kita-Ayase

Kokkai-gijidomae Station (国会議事堂前駅, Kokkai-gijidō-mae-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is located adjacent to the National Diet Building.

Lines[edit]

Kokkai-gijidomae Station is served by the following lines.

The station is also connected by underground passageways to Tameike-Sanno Station, which is served by the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, and it is possible to transfer between the two stations without passing through the ticket gates.

Station layout[edit]

Chiyoda Line platform

The Chiyoda Line platforms are 37.9 m underground, making this station the deepest in the Tokyo Metro network (although a number of stations on the Toei Oedo Line are farther underground).


1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku and Ogikubo
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Otemachi, and Ikebukuro
3 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Omote-sando and Yoyogi-uehara
Odakyu odawara.svg Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi and Isehara
4 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Otemachi, Kita-senju, and Ayase
JL Jōban Line (Local) for Abiko and Toride

History[edit]

The Marunouchi Line platforms in 1977

The station first opened on March 15, 1959, as a station on the Marunouchi Line. The Chiyoda Line platforms opened on October 20, 1972, and the Namboku Line platforms opened on September 30, 1997. It also became possible to transfer to the Ginza and Namboku lines via a passageway to the newly opened Tameike Sannō Station.[when?]

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′27″N 139°44′43″E / 35.674119°N 139.745246°E / 35.674119; 139.745246