Nippori Station

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NPR
JY
07
JK
32
JJ
02
KS
02

Nippori Station
日暮里駅
Nippori Station.jpg
Elevated view of Nippori station in September 2009
Location 2 Nishi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code
  • NPR (JR East)
  • 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
Location
Nippori Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Nippori Station is located in Tokyo
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Nippori Station is located in Japan
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo

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

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 KS Keisei Main Line for Keisei Ueno
1 KS Keisei Main Line for Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1) via KS Narita Sky Access Line (Skyliner trains)
for Keisei Funabashi, Keisei Narita and Narita Airport via KS Keisei Main Line (Eveningliner trains)
2 KS Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Shin-Kamagaya and Narita Airport via KS Narita Sky Access Line (Access Express trains)
for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi, Keisei Narita and Narita Airport via KS Keisei Main Line (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 JJ Jōban Line (Rapid) for Ueno, Tokyo and Shinagawa
4 for Kita-Senju, Toride, Tsuchiura and Narita
9 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa and Yokohama
10 JY Yamanote Line (clockwise) for Ueno and Tokyo
11 JY Yamanote Line (anti-clockwise) for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
12 JK 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
JY
07
Uguisudani
JY
06
- Nishi-Nippori
JY
08
Keihin-Tohoku Line
JK
32
Rapid: Does not stop at this station[1]
Uguisudani
JK
31
  Local   Nishi-Nippori
JK
33
Joban Line (Rapid)
JJ
02
Ueno
UEN
JJ
01
Special Rapid Kita-Senju
JJ
05
Ueno
UEN
JJ
01
Rapid[Note 1] Mikawashima
JJ
03
Keisei Main Line KS
02
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Skyliner   Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 KS
41
(Narita Sky Access Line)
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Morningliner
Eveningliner
  Aoto KS
09
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Access Express   Aoto KS
09
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Limited Express   Aoto KS
09
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Limited Express   Aoto KS
09
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Commuter Express   Aoto KS
09
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Rapid   Senjuōhashi KS
05
Keisei Ueno KS
01
  Local   Shim-Mikawashima KS
03
Nippori-Toneri Liner (01)
Terminus - Nishi-Nippori (02)
  1. ^ including medium distance local trains (Futsū RESSHA)

History[edit]

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

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

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