Nakano-shimbashi Station

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Nakano-shimbashi Station
Nakanoshinbashi-Station-2005-6-12 1.jpg
Station entrance, June 2005
Location 2-26-8 Yayoichō, Nakano, Tokyo
Operated by Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code m-05
Opened 1961
Passengers (FY2011) 17,730 daily

Nakano-shimbashi Station (中野新橋駅 Nakano-shinbashi-eki?) is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.


Nakano-shimbashi Station is served by the 3.2 km Hōnanchō branch of the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line from Nakano-sakaue to Hōnanchō, and is 1.3 km from Nakano-sakaue.[1] During the daytime, the station is served by 3-car trains shuttling between Nakano-sakaue and Hōnanchō, but during the morning and evening peaks, the station is also served by some 6-car through trains running between Nakano-fujimicho on the branch line and Ikebukuro at the eastern end of the main line.[1] The station is numbered "m-05".

Station layout[edit]

The station has two side platforms serving two tracks on the second basement (B2F) level. There is a single entrance at the north end of the station, with the ticket vending machines and ticket barriers located at ground level.


1  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Hōnanchō
2  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Nakano-sakaue, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (m-05)
Nakano-fujimicho (m-04) - Nakano-sakaue (m-06)


The station opened on 8 February 1961.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 17,730 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

The 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice used Nakano-Shimbashi station as the location for Tiger Tanaka's private transportation hub.[3]


  1. ^ a b 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. 78. ISBN 978-4-06-270061-0. 
  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. 215. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  3. ^ "You Only Live Twice (1967) Filming Locations". IMDb., Inc. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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Coordinates: 35°41′32″N 139°40′26″E / 35.692106°N 139.673873°E / 35.692106; 139.673873