Nishi-Nippori Station

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Nishi-Nippori
西日暮里
Nishinipporistationplatformsfromadistance-june2-2015.jpg
The JR East platforms viewed from the west side, June 2015
Location 5 Nishi-Nippori, Arakawa, Tokyo
(東京都荒川区西日暮里五丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East, Tokyo Metro
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1969
Traffic
Passengers (JR East, FY2013) 97,268 daily

Nishi-Nippori Station (西日暮里駅 Nishi-Nippori-eki?) is a railway station in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the two Tokyo subway operators Tokyo Metro and Toei.

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Nippori Station is served by the following lines.

Platforms[edit]

JR East[edit]

The JR East platforms, June 2015
1  Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tokyo, Shinagawa, and Yokohama
2  Yamanote Line for Tokyo and Shinagawa
3  Yamanote Line for Tabata, Ikebukuro, and Shinjuku
4  Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tabata, Akabane, and Ōmiya

Tokyo Metro[edit]

The ticket barriers for transferring between JR East and the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, July 2008
1  Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Ōtemachi, Yoyogi-Uehara, and Machida
2  Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kita-Senju, Ayase, and Toride

Toei[edit]

The Nippori-Toneri Liner platforms, April 2008

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

1  Nippori-Toneri Liner for Nippori
2  Nippori-Toneri Liner for Kumanomae, Nishiaraidaishi-nishi, and Minumadai-shinsuikōen

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C-16)
Limited Express Romancecar: no stop
Sendagi (C-15) - Machiya (C-17)
Yamanote Line
Nippori - Tabata
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Rapid: no stop
Nippori   Local   Tabata
Nippori-Toneri Liner
Nippori - Akado-shōgakkōmae

History[edit]

The Chiyoda Line station opened on 20 December 1969.[1] The Yamanote Line station opened 20 April 1971.[2] The Nippori-Toneri Liner station opened on 30 March 2008.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 97,268 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 41st-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2013, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 162,852 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers), making it the fifteenth-busiest station operated by Tokyo Metro.[4] Over the same fiscal year, the Toei station was used by an average of 10,500 per day (boarding passengers only), making it the second-busiest station on the Nippori-Toneri Liner.[5] The daily average passenger figures for JR East and Tokyo Metro in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year JR East Tokyo Metro
2000 96,355[6]
2005 87,392[7]
2010 94,059[8]
2011 93,891[9] 156,404[10]
2012 94,884[11] 158,555[12]
2013 97,268[3] 162,852[4]
  • Note that JR East figures are for boarding passengers only.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 97. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ 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 15 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗降人員ランキング [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Passenger statistics for each station] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ 駅別乗降人員順位表(2011年度1日平均) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  11. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  12. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング (2012年) [Station usage ranking (2012)] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°43′55″N 139°46′00″E / 35.731926°N 139.766800°E / 35.731926; 139.766800