Nishi-Kokubunji Station

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Nishi-Kokubunji Station
西国分寺駅
Nishikokubunji-1and2.JPG
The Chūō Line platforms in January 2007
Location 2 Nishi-Koigakubo, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 4 side platforms
Tracks 5
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1156
History
Opened 1 April 1973
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 28,396 daily
Location
Nishi-Kokubunji Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Location within Japan

Nishi-Kokubunji Station (西国分寺駅 Nishi-Kokubunji-eki?, lit. "West Kokubunji Station") 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. It is 32.8 kilometers from the terminus of the Chūō Line at Tokyo Station and 3.9 kilometers from the start of the Musashino Line at Fuchū-Hommachi.

Station layout[edit]

The Musashino Line platforms in 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 office.[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 Line (Rapid)
Commuter Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ōme Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Chūō Liner: Does not stop at this station
Kokubunji   Rapid   Kunitachi
Kokubunji   Local   Kunitachi
Musashino Line
Kita-Fuchū Local Shin-Kodaira

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1973.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 28,396 passengers daily (boarding passengers only.[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 19,674[4]
2005 23,908[5]
2010 26,969[6]
2014 28,396[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Musashi Kokubunji Park
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Neurological Hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR East Station Information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 178. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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