Nippori Station

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Nippori Station
日暮里駅
Nippori Station.jpg
Elevated view of Nippori station, September 2009
Location 2 Nishi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo
(東京都荒川区西日暮里二丁目)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code
  • NPR (JR)
  • JJ02 (Jōban Line (Rapid))
  • JK32 (Keihin-Tōhoku Line)
  • JY07 (Yamanote Line)
  • KS02 (Keisei Line)
History
Opened 1905
Traffic
Passengers (JR East, FY2013) 102,817 daily

Nippori Station (日暮里駅 Nippori-eki?) is a major railway interchange station in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan.

A new elevated platform for Keisei services opened on October 3, 2009.

Lines[edit]

The station is an intersection of JR and Keisei systems. Although Keisei Ueno Station, the terminal of Keisei, is also located adjacent to JR East's Ueno Station, Nippori Station provides easier transfer.

Platforms[edit]

Keisei platforms[edit]

Keisei elevated platform in October 2009

A new elevated platform serving outbound Keisei trains opened to traffic on October 3, 2009. The new elevated line has two side platforms serving a single track. One platform is for Skyliner, Cityliner, and Eveningliner boarding, while the other platform is for regular commuter trains. Ueno-bound trains continue to discharge on the original platform on the lower level.

0  Keisei Main Line to Keisei-Ueno
1  Narita Sky Access for Narita Airport
(Skyliner trains)
 Keisei Main Line for Keisei-Funabashi, Keisei-Narita and Narita Airport
(Cityliner and Eveningliner trains)
2  Narita Sky Access for Aoto, Keisei-Takasago, the Hokuso Line and Narita Airport
(Access Express trains)
 Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Keisei-Funabashi, Narita Airport and Keisei Chiba
(Local, Rapid, Commuter Express, and Limited Express trains)

JR platforms[edit]

There are no platforms for tracks 5 to 8, which are for non-stop Takasaki Line and Utsunomiya Line trains.

3  Joban Line (Rapid service) to Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
4  Joban Line (Rapid service) and Narita Line for Kita-Senju, Matsudo, Toride, Narita, Tsuchiura and Mito
9  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa and Yokohama
10  Yamanote Line (clockwise) for Ueno and Tokyo
11  Yamanote Line (anti-clockwise) for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
12  Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tabata, Akabane and Ōmiya

Nippori-Toneri platforms[edit]

The Nippori-Toneri Liner station is elevated and consists of a single island platform serving two tracks.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Uguisudani - Nishi-Nippori
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station[1]
Uguisudani   Local   Nishi-Nippori
Joban Line
Ueno Special Rapid Kita-Senju
Ueno Rapid Mikawashima
Keisei Main Line
Keisei Ueno   Skyliner   Narita Airport Terminal 2·3
Keisei Ueno   Morningliner
Eveningliner
  Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Access Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Limited Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Limited Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Commuter Express   Aoto
Keisei Ueno   Rapid   Senjuōhashi
Keisei Ueno   Local   Shim-Mikawashima
Toei Nippori-Toneri Liner
Terminus - Nishi-Nippori

History[edit]

The JR station first opened on April 1, 1905.[2] The Keisei station opened on December 19, 1931.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 102,817 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 37th-busiest station operated by JR East.[4] In fiscal 2013, the Keisei station was used by an average of 96,428 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers), making it the third-busiest station operated by Keisei.[5] Over the same fiscal year, the Toei station was used by an average of 20,421 per day (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station on the Nippori-Toneri Liner.[6] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for the JR East station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 77,469[7]
2005 78,921[8]
2010 96,633[9]
2011 96,747[10]
2012 99,875[11]
2013 102,817[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Yanaka Cemetery
  • Yanaka-Ginza Shopping District
  • Yūyake-dandan Stairs
  • Fujimizaka Hill
  • Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jreast-timetable.jp/1308/timetable/tt1184/1184050.html
  2. ^ "JR East station information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 203. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 駅別乗降人員 [Passenger statistics for each station] (in Japanese). Keisei Electric Railway. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Passenger statistics for each station] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°43′39″N 139°46′15″E / 35.727588°N 139.770781°E / 35.727588; 139.770781