Seijōgakuen-Mae Station

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Seijogakuen-mae
成城学園前
OER Seijogakuen-Mae Station.JPG
West Entrance of Seijōgakuen-mae Station
Location Setagaya, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by Odakyu Electric Railway
Line(s) Odakyu Odawara Line
Distance 11.6 km from Shinjuku
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
History
Opened 1 April 1927
Location
Seijogakuen-mae is located in Japan
Seijogakuen-mae
Seijogakuen-mae
Location within Japan

{{Nihongo|Seijogakuen-mae Station|成城学園前駅|Seijōgakuen-mae-eki) is a railway station on the Odakyu Odawara Line in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Odakyu Electric Railway. The station is named after the nearby Seijo University.

Lines[edit]

Seijogakuen-mae Station is served by the Odakyu Odawara Line, and lies 11.6 km from Shinjuku Station.

Layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks. They are in the basement level.

Platforms[edit]

1  Odakyu Odawara Line Hon-Atsugi, (Enoshima Line) Fujisawa, Katase-Enoshima, (Tama Line) Karakida

(Local)

2  Odakyu Odawara Line Odawara, (Enoshima Line) Fujisawa, Katase-Enoshima, (Tama Line) Karakida

(Semi-Express, Express, Tama Express, Rapid Express, Romance Car "Metro Sagami", Romance Car "Metro Homeway", Romance Car "Bay Resort")

3  Odakyu Odawara Line Shinjuku, (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line) Ayase

(Semi-Express, Express, Tama Express, Rapid Express, Romance Car "Metro Sagami", Romance Car "Metro Homeway", Romance Car "Bay Resort")

4  Odakyu Odawara Line Shinjuku

The entrances (North, South and West gates), ticket machines, ticket gates and the station office are on the ground level.

The commercial facilities (Seijo Corty) also start on ground level. Level one and two consist of a supermarket and various shops, level three of community services such as a nursery, cookery and language schools and a gym, and a restaurant and an outdoor balcony on level four.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Odakyu Odawara Line
Soshigaya-Ōkura   Local   Kitami
Shimo-Kitazawa
(District to Shinjuku During morning rush hours)
Kyōdō
(Except during morning rush hours)
  Semi-Express   Noborito
Kyōdō   Tama Express   Noborito
Shimo-Kitazawa
(Morning and night on weekday/
Through service to Chiyoda Line)
Kyōdō
(Daytime on weekday/Weekend)
  Express   Noborito
Omotesandō   Ltd. Exp. "Romance Car"
(to/from Chiyoda Line)
  Shin-Yurigaoka
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station

History[edit]

Seijogakuen-mae Station opened on April 1, 1927.

Between 1996 and 2004 it was extensively redeveloped and partially moved underground as part of the Odakyu Line's track doubling project.

September 2006 saw the opening of Seijo Corty, a four-storey commercial building.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

A neighbourhood shopping district surrounds the station, especially outside the North Exit. The film production studios and sound stages of Toho Corporation are located alongside the Senkawa, a tributary of the Tama River that flows South from main station area.

The Soshigaya Ryugakusei Kaikan (祖師谷留学生会館?), a large residential facility for foreign students, is about 15 minutes walk north of the station.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 35°38′24″N 139°35′56″E / 35.6399991°N 139.5988083°E / 35.6399991; 139.5988083