Suidōbashi Station

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Suidōbashi Station

The JR platforms, 2018
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Suidōbashi Station is located in Tokyo
Suidōbashi Station
Suidōbashi Station
Location within Tokyo

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).


Suidōbashi Station is served by the following lines:

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

The JR Chūō-Sōbu Line platforms in September 2017
Location2 Kanda-Misakichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JB Chūō-Sōbu Line
Other information
Station codeJB17
Opened24 October 1906
Passengers (FY2013)85,320 daily
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
toward Mitaka
Chūō-Sōbu Line
toward Chiba

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]


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


Suidobashi Station

Suidobashi Station of Mita Line.jpg
The entrance to the Toei Subway station in September 2008
Location1-3-42 Koraku, Bunkyo, Tokyo
Operated byPrefSymbol-Tokyo.svg Toei Subway
Line(s)I Toei Mita Line
Other information
Station codeI-11
Opened30 June 1972
Passengers (FY2013)21,903 daily
Preceding station   Toei Subway   Following station
Mita Line
toward Meguro

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


1 I Toei Mita Line for Otemachi and Meguro
MG Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi
2 I Toei Mita Line for Sugamo and Nishi-takashimadaira


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

JR East exit, 2018.

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]


  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