Minatomirai Station

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Minatomirai Station

みなとみらい駅
Minatomirai Station Exit5.jpg
Entrance No.5 in March 2010
Location3-5 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Japan
Operated byYokohama Minatomirai Railway Company
Line(s)Minatomirai line logo.png Minatomirai Line
Distance1.7 km from Yokohama
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeMM03
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 February 2004
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011)60,056 daily
Location
Minatomirai Station is located in Kanagawa Prefecture
Minatomirai Station
Minatomirai Station
Location within Kanagawa Prefecture

Minatomirai Station (みなとみらい駅, Minatomirai-eki) is an underground railway station on the Minatomirai Line in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operating company Yokohama Minatomirai Railway.

Lines[edit]

Minatomirai Station is served by the 4.1 km underground Minatomirai Line from Yokohama to Motomachi-Chukagai, and is located 1.7 km from the starting point of the line at Yokohama Station. Trains through-run to and from the Tokyu Toyoko Line from Shibuya Station and beyond on the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line and Tobu Tojo Line and Seibu Ikebukuro Line.

Station layout[edit]

Escalators down from Queen's Square to platform level of Minatomirai Station in September 2011

Minatomirai Station is an underground station with a single island platform serving two tracks. The station is located directly below the Queen's Square shopping complex.

Platforms[edit]

1  Minatomirai Line for Bashamichi and Motomachi-Chukagai
2  Minatomirai Line for Shin-Takashima and Yokohama
TY Tokyu Toyoko Line for Shibuya
F Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shinjuku-sanchōme, Ikebukuro, and Wakōshi
TJ Tobu Tojo Line for Kawagoeshi and Shinrinkoen
SeibuIkebukuro.svg Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō

Chest-high platform-edge doors are installed on both sides of the platform by April 2018.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Minatomirai Line
Yokohama   S-Train[Note 1]   Motomachi-Chukagai
Yokohama   Limited Express   Motomachi-Chukagai
Yokohama   Commuter Express   Bashamichi
Yokohama   Express   Bashamichi
Shin-Takashima   Local   Bashamichi
Notes
  1. ^ Weekends only

History[edit]

Minatomirai Station opened on 1 February 2004, coinciding with the opening of the Minatomirai Line.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 60,056 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken; Clarke, Jackie (2008). Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0-7106-2861-7.
  1. ^ みなとみらい駅で可動式ホーム柵の設置に着手 [Work starts on installing platform-edge doors at Minatomirai Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 10 February 2018. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 232. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°27′28.53″N 139°37′56.33″E / 35.4579250°N 139.6323139°E / 35.4579250; 139.6323139