Takahatafudō Station

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Takahatafudō Station
高幡不動駅
Keio-Takahata-fudo-Station.jpg
Keiō Takahatafudō Station, February 2011
Location Takahata, Hino-shi, Tokyo
(東京都日野市高幡)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Location
Takahatafudō Station is located in Japan
Takahatafudō Station
Takahatafudō Station
Location within Japan

Takahatafudō Station (高幡不動駅 Takahatafudō-eki?) is a railway and monorail station on located in Hino, Tokyo, Japan. Most of the passengers boarding at Takahatafudō are commuters and students bound for central Tokyo, while those disembarking are visiting the Kongō-ji Temple or are students transferring to the monorail or buses.

Lines[edit]

Takahatafudō Station is served by the Keio Line, and is located 29.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shinjuku Station. It is also the terminus of the Keiō Dōbutsuen Line. The Tama Toshi Monorail Line also serves Takahatafudō Station.

Station layout[edit]

Takahatafudō Station
高幡不動駅
Keio railway station
Keio-Takahatahudou-station.JPG
Keiō Takahatafudō Station (south side)
Location 139 Takahata, Hino-shi, Tokyo
(東京都日野市高幡139番地)
Japan
Operated by KeioRailway logo.svg Keio Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 island + 1 side platform
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code KO29
History
Opened 1925
Previous names Takahata (until 1937)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 59,537

Keio Corporation[edit]

The Keio station has two island platforms with four tracks for the Keio Line, and one side platform for the Keio Dōbutsuen Line. All trains stop at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Keio Dōbutsuen Line for Tama-Dōbutsukōen
2/3  Keio Line for Kitano, Keiō-Hachiōji, and Takaosanguchi
4/5  Keiō Line for Fuchū, Chōfu, Meidaimae, Sasazuka, and Shinjuku
Toei Shinjuku Line

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keio Line
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Special Express   Kitano
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Semi Special Express   Kitano
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Express   Kitano
Mogusaen   Semi Express   Minamidaira
Mogusaen   Rapid   Minamidaira
Mogusaen   Local   Minamidaira
Keio Dōbutsuen Line
Seiseki-Sakuragaoka   Express   Tama-Dōbutsukōen
Terminus   Local   Tama-Dōbutsukōen


Takahatafudō Station
高幡不動駅
monorail station
Mono takahatafudo sta.JPG
Takahatafudō Station (Tama Monorail)
Location 1039-1 Takahata, Hino-shi, Tokyo
(東京都日野市高幡1039番地の1 )
Japan
Operated by Tama Toshi Monorail Logo.png Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail
Line(s) Tama Toshi Monorail Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code Tama Monorail Color 07.png
History
Opened 2000
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013[1]) 13,087

Tama Toshi Monorail[edit]

Takahatafudō Station is a raised station with two tracks and two opposed side platforms, with the station building located underneath. It is a standardized station building for this monorail line. Due to the concentration of university campuses towards Tama-Center, many students change trains at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tama Toshi Monorail Line Tachikawa-Kita, Tamagawa-Jōsui, Kamikitadai
2  Tama Toshi Monorail Line Takahatafudō, Tama-Center

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tama Toshi Monorail Line
Manganji   Local   Hodokubo

History[edit]

  • March 24, 1925: Takahata Station opens along with the opening of the Gyokunan Electric Railway (now Keio Line), in a different location than the current station building.
  • May 1, 1937: Station renamed from Takahata Station to Takahatafudō Station.
  • 1957: Four-car rapid and semi-rapid trains to Shinjuku begin operating during peak periods.
  • April 29, 1964: The Tama Dōbutsuen Line (now Dōbutsuen Line) opens. Station building moved to current location.
  • January 10, 2000: The Tama Toshi Monorail Line station opens.
  • March 2004: Station building shopping area construction begins.
  • August 2004: Station building elevation construction begins.
  • December 2004: Shopping area construction completed.
  • March 25, 2007: Station building elevation complete, linking the Keio and monorail station areas and shopping areas.

Surrounding area[edit]

The namesake of the station is Kongōji Temple, also known as Takahatafudō, one of the great temples of the Kantō region. The area's development was guided first by worshippers visiting the temple, then by suburbanization during the 1960s and 1970s. The station is a major transportation hub for Hino, with many municipal facilities and shopping centers in the vicinity.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°39′44″N 139°24′48″E / 35.662102°N 139.413391°E / 35.662102; 139.413391