Kokubunji Station

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Kokubunji Station

国分寺駅
Kokubunji-Sta-S.JPG
Kokubunji Station station building, October 2011
LocationKokubunji, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1889

Kokubunji Station (国分寺駅, Kokubunji-eki) is a railway station in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Seibu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Kokubunji Station is served by the Chūō Line (Rapid) and is 31.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo. It also forms a terminus of both the Seibu Kokubunji Line and Seibu Tamako Line.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East side of the station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1] The Seibu portion of the station has one side of a former island platform (Platform 5) parallel to and north of the JR platforms.[2] Platform 6 is now closed.[2] Platform 7 is further north again but is above and perpendicular to the other platforms.[2]

JR East[edit]

JC16
Kokubunji Station

国分寺駅
JR East station
Kokubunji-Station-2005-8-28.jpg
JR East exit, July 2015
Location2-1-23 Honchō, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo
(東京都国分寺市本町2丁目1-23)
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Chūō Line (Rapid)
Platforms2 island platforms
History
Opened1889
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)108,022 daily

JR Platforms[edit]

1/2 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa and Hachiōji
3/4 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Nakano, Shinjuku, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid) JC16
Mitaka JC12   Narita Express   Tachikawa JC19
Shinjuku
SJKJC05
  Commuter Special Rapid   Tachikawa JC19
Mitaka JC12   Chūō Special Rapid   Tachikawa JC19
Mitaka JC12   Ōme Special Rapid   Tachikawa JC19
Mitaka JC12   Commuter Rapid   Tachikawa JC19
Musashi-Koganei JC15   Rapid   Nishi-Kokubunji JC17
Musashi-Koganei JC15   Local[Note 1]   Nishi-Kokubunji JC17
  1. ^ Early morning and late night only

Seibu Railway[edit]

SK01 ST01
Kokubunji Station

国分寺駅
Seibu station
Seibu 3000 Kokubunji Station platform 5 east end 20131116.JPG
Seibu Kokubunji Line train at platform 5, November 2013
Location2-1-23 Honchō, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo
(東京都国分寺市本町2-1-23)
Japan
Operated bySeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
Station codeSK01, ST01
History
Opened1894
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014)116,316 daily

Seibu Platforms[edit]

5  Seibu Kokubunji Line for Higashi-Murayama
7  Seibu Tamako Line for Hagiyama and Seibu-Yūenchi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Kokubunji Line
Terminus   Local   Koigakubo
Seibu Tamako Line
Terminus   Local   Hitotsubashi-Gakuen

History[edit]

A steam-hauled Chuo Line train at Kokubunji Station in 1915
A Tamako Railway train at Kokubunji Station in 1937

What is now the JR East station opened on 11 April 1889.[3] The Seibu Kokubunji Line platforms opened on 21 December 1894, and the Tamako Railway (present-day Seibu Tamako Line) platforms opened on 6 April 1928.[2]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Kokubunji Station becoming "SK01" on the Seibu Kokubunji Line and "ST01" on the Seibu Tamako Line.[4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the JR East station was used by an average of 108,022 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) making it the thirtieth busiest station served by JR East.[5] The Seibu station was used by an average of 116,316 passengers daily making it the sixth busiest station served by Seibu.[6] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. Note that JR East figures consider only boarding passengers whereas Seibu figures consider both entering and exiting passengers.

Fiscal year JR East Seibu
2000 100,815[7]
2005 103,862[8] 116,629[9]
2010 105,883[10] 114,779[11]
2011 104,731[12] 112,056[13]
2012 106,523[14] 114,577[15]
2013 108,819[16] 117,475[17]

Surrounding area[edit]

North side[edit]

South side[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(国分寺駅) [Station Information (Kokubunji Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d Kawashima, Ryozo (February 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第11巻 埼玉南部・東京多摩北部 [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 11 Southern Saitama and Northern Tama Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. pp. 10–88. ISBN 978-4-06-270071-9.
  3. ^ Kawashima, Ryozo (May 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第2巻 三鷹駅―八王子エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 2 Mitaka Station - Hachioji Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 43. ISBN 978-4-06-270062-7.
  4. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (PDF). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2014(平成26)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2014)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2005(平成17)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2005)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  14. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ 駅別乗降人員 (2012年度1日平均) [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2012)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 September 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  16. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 18 August 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. ^ 駅別乗降人員 (2013年度1日平均) [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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Coordinates: 35°42′01″N 139°28′49″E / 35.70028°N 139.48028°E / 35.70028; 139.48028