Sugamo Station

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Coordinates: 35°44′00″N 139°44′22″E / 35.733345°N 139.739496°E / 35.733345; 139.739496

Sugamo Station
巣鴨駅
Sugamo-Sta-Building.JPG
JR station building, May 2010
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Toshima
Neighborhood 1 Sugamo
Address in Japanese 東京都豊島区巣鴨一丁目
History
Opened 1903
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East, Toei Subway
Line(s) Yamanote Line
Toei Mita Line
Bus Medium bus terminal at this station

Sugamo Station (巣鴨駅 sugamo-eki?) is a railway station in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Toei Subway.

Lines[edit]

Sugamo Station is served by the following two lines.

Station layout[edit]

Platform edge doors are scheduled to be installed on the Yamanote Line platforms during fiscal 2013.[1]

JR East platforms[edit]

1  Yamanote Line for Tabata, Ueno, and Tokyo
2  Yamanote Line for Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, and Shibuya

Toei platforms[edit]

1  Mita Line for Ōtemachi, Meguro, Hiyoshi
2  Mita Line for Nishi-Takashimadaira

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Ōtsuka - Komagome
Toei Mita Line (I-15)
Sengoku (I-14) - Nishi-Sugamo (I-16)

History[edit]

The station opened on April 1, 1903.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 77,089 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 57th-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2013, the Toei station was used by an average of 46,241 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 81,818[5]
2005 76,739[6]
2010 77,457[7]
2011 76,093[8]
2012 76,249[9]
2013 77,089[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

To the north of the station is a long shopping street, Jizō-dōri (地蔵通り?), which is popular with older ladies, and the area is known as "Harajuku for Grannies".[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ グループ経営構想Ⅴ [Group Business Vision V] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 30 October 2012. p. 10. Retrieved 8 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "巣鴨駅情報" [Sugamo Station Information]. East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  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 25 September 2014. 
  4. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Station usage figures] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  10. ^ Cortina, Sarah (21 July 2011). "Best Tokyo shopping streets". CNN Go. Cable News Network. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 

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