Nishi-Kokubunji Station

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Nishi-Kokubunji Station
西国分寺駅
Nishikokubunji-1and2.JPG
Chūō Line platforms, January 2007
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
City Kokubunji
Neighborhood etc. 2 Nishi-Koigakubo
Postal code 185-0013
(in Japanese) 西恋ケ窪2丁目
History
Year opened 1973
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Chūō Line (Rapid)
Musashino Line
Statistics 26,804 passengers/day (FY2011)

Nishi-Kokubunji Station (西国分寺駅 Nishi-Kokubunji-eki?) is a railway station in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Kokubunji Station is served by the Chūō Line (Rapid) from Tokyo to Hachiōji, and by the orbital Musashino Line from Fuchū-Hommachi to Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

Musashino Line platforms, July 2006

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks at ground level for the Chūō Line (Rapid), and two elevated side platforms at right angles to these serving two tracks for the Musashino Line. A third track lies between these two tracks for use by non-stop freight trains.

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Nakano, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
2 Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa and Hachiōji
3 Musashino Line for Fuchū-Hommachi
4 Musashino Line for Musashi-Urawa, Shin-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihin-Makuhari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Main Line
Kokubunji   Rapid   Kunitachi
Kokubunji   Local   Kunitachi
Commuter Special Rapid: no stop
Commuter Rapid: no stop
Ōme Special Rapid: no stop
Special Rapid: no stop
Chūō Liner: no stop
Musashino Line
Kita-Fuchū - Shin-Kodaira

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 26,804 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 19,674[3]
2005 23,908[4]
2010 26,969[5]
2011 26,804[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Musashi Kokubunji Park
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Neurological Hospital

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JR East Station Information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°41′59″N 139°27′57″E / 35.699772°N 139.465717°E / 35.699772; 139.465717