Nishi-Hachiōji Station

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Nishi-Hachiōji Station
西八王子駅
Nishihachioji-Sta-N.JPG
North entrance Nishi-Hachiōji Station, April 2014
Location 2-21-1 Sennin-machi, Hachiōji-shi, Tokyo
(東京都八王子市千人町二丁目21-1
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 2 island platforms
History
Opened 1939
Traffic
Passengers 31,397 (FY2014)
Location
Nishi-Hachiōji Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Hachiōji Station
Nishi-Hachiōji Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Hachiōji Station (西八王子駅 Nishi-Hachiōji-eki?) is a railway station in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Hachiōji Station is served by the Chūō Main Line with also Chūō Line (Rapid) limited stop services from Tokyo. The station is 49.8 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level opposed side platforms serving two tracks with the platforms connected by the elevated station building, which is located above and perpendicular to the tracks. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Chūō Main Line for Hachiōji, Takao, Ōtsuki, Kōfu
2  Chūō Main Line for Tachikawa, Mitaka, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Chūō Liner: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Hachiōji   Commuter Rapid   Takao
Hachiōji   Special Rapid   Takao
Hachiōji   Rapid   Takao
Hachiōji   Local   Takao

History[edit]

Nishi-Hachiōji Station opened on 1 April 1939. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. The original station building was destroyed in an air raid on 2 August 1945.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 31,397 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 44th-busiest station operated by JR East.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°39′24.4008″N 139°18′45.0324″E / 35.656778000°N 139.312509000°E / 35.656778000; 139.312509000