Suidōbashi Station

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Suidōbashi Station
水道橋駅
JREast-Suidobashi-station-platform.jpg
Platforms
Location Tokyo
Japan
Operated by JR East, Toei Subway
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus stop

Suidōbashi Station (水道橋駅 Suidōbashi-eki?) is a railway station which straddles Tokyo's Chiyoda and Bunkyō wards, operated jointly by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei).

Lines[edit]

Suidōbashi Station is served by Chūō-Sōbu Line local services and is also on the Toei Mita Line subway.

Station layout[edit]

Suidōbashi Station is divided into two parts: the JR East station and the Toei Subway station. There is no direct passage between the JR and Toei platforms.

JR East[edit]

Suidōbashi Station
水道橋駅
Chūō-Sōbu Line platforms at Suidōbashi Station October 2008.JPG
JR Chūō-Sōbu Line platforms, October 2008
Location 2 Misakichō, Chiyoda, Tokyo
(東京都千代田区三崎町2丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō-Sōbu Line
History
Opened 1906
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 85,320 daily

The JR East part of the station is located on an elevated viaduct and has two side platforms serving two Chūō-Sōbu Line tracks, with platform 1 being used by westbound trains and platform 2 being used by eastbound trains.[1] South of the platforms there are an extra two tracks for Chūō Line (Rapid) trains, which bypass the station non-stop. There are two exits from the station; the east exit is the busier of the two and features a staffed "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket office, ticket vending machines, lockers, and toilets. The west exit also has these amenities except for the ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
2  Chūō-Sōbu Line for Ochanomizu, Kinshichō, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
Tokyo (only early morning and late night)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Iidabashi   Local   Ochanomizu

Toei[edit]

Suidobashi Station
水道橋駅
Suidobashi Station of Mita Line.jpg
Entrance to the Toei Subway station, September 2008
Location 1-3-42 Koraku, Bunkyo, Tokyo
(文京区後楽1-3-42)
Japan
Operated by Toei Subway
Line(s) Toei Mita Line
Other information
Station code I-11
History
Opened 1972
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 21,903 daily

The Toei Subway station has one island platform serving two tracks.

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Toei Mita Line (I-11)
Jimbōchō (I-10) - Kasuga (I-12)

History[edit]

What is now the JR East station first opened on 24 October 1906.[2] The Toei Subway station opened on 30 June 1972.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 85,320 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 49th-busiest station operated by JR East.[4] In fiscal 2013, the Toei station was used by an average of 21,903 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[5] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 89,320[6]
2005 87,040[7]
2010 83,952[8]
2011 82,133[9]
2012 83,706[10]
2013 85,320[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Suidōbashi Station map JR East. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 52. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  4. ^ 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 24 September 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Station usage figures] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°42′07″N 139°45′14″E / 35.702°N 139.754°E / 35.702; 139.754