Nishi-Ogikubo Station

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Nishi-Ogikubo Station
西荻窪駅
Nishi-Ogikubo Station (north gate).jpg
North side
Location 3 Nishi-ogiminami, Suginami, Tokyo
(東京都杉並区西荻南3丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō Line (Rapid), Chuo-Sobu Line
History
Opened 1922
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 40,372 daily

Nishi-Ogikubo Station (西荻窪駅 Nishi-Ogikubo-eki?) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Ogikubo Station is served by the Chūō Line (Rapid) and Chūō-Sōbu Line.

Station layout[edit]

Concourse

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Ogikubo Rapid Kichijōji
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Ogikubo Local Kichijōji

History[edit]

The station opened on 15 July 1922.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 40,372 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

The neighbourhoods surrounding the station are characterised by narrow streets. It is primarily a residential area, with a high concentration of shops specialising in antiques and old books.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JR East Station Information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′14″N 139°35′56″E / 35.704°N 139.599°E / 35.704; 139.599