Shōwajima Station

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Shōwajima Station
昭和島駅
Showajima sta west.jpg
The west entrance
Location 2-2-1 Shōwajima, Ōta, Tokyo
(東京都大田区昭和島2-2-1)
Japan
Operated by Tokyo Monorail
Line(s) Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1985
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 4,411 daily

Shōwajima Station (昭和島駅?, Shōwajima-eki) is a station on the Tokyo Monorail in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Shōwajima Station is served by the 17.8 km Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line from Monorail Hamamatsuchō in central Tokyo to Haneda Airport Terminal 2, and lies 9.9 km from the northern terminus of the line at Monorail Hamamatsuchō.[1] Only all-stations "Local" services stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks. The platforms are connected by underpass with entrances and ticket barriers on the east and west sides of the station.[2]

Platforms[edit]

1/2  Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line for Haneda Airport Terminal 1 and Haneda Airport Terminal 2
3/4  Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line for Monorail Hamamatsuchō

Local trains normally use platforms 1 and 4 to allow non-stop trains to pass.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line
Haneda Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ryūtsū Center   Local   Seibijō

History[edit]

The station opened as an unmanned station on 7 February 1985 beside Shōwajima Depot, initially for use by depot staff and workers in nearby factories around the area.[1] From 19 June 1992, all Local trains began stopping at Shōwajima Station, and the station became fully staffed from 28 September 2000.[3] The passing loops at the station were brought into use from 18 March 2007, allowing non-stop trains to pass here.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 4,411 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Showajima Maintenance Depot

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 213. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 東京モノレール:モノレールご利用案内>昭和島駅>構内情報 (in Japanese). Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  3. ^ 東京モノレール株式会社社史編纂委員会 『東京モノレール50年史』 東京モノレール株式会社、2014年9月、9頁。

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Coordinates: 35°34′13″N 139°45′00″E / 35.5704°N 139.7499°E / 35.5704; 139.7499