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 1 Sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by JR East, Toei Subway
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1903

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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