Takao Station (Tokyo)

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Takao Station (JR side)

Takao Station (高尾駅 Takao-eki?) is a railway station in Hachiōji, Tokyo, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Keio Corporation.


Takao Station is served by the JR Chūō Main Line and the Keio Takao Line. It is the last major station in Tokyo for the westbound Chūō Main Line, and is a terminating station for many local and rapid trains on the line. It is also the terminus for Narita Express trains travelling on the line.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

JR East platforms[edit]

The JR East station has two island platforms serving four tracks.

1  Chūō Line (Rapid) for Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
   Narita Express for Narita Airport
2-4  Chuo Line (Rapid) for Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
 Chūō Main Line for Ōtsuki, Kōfu, and Kobuchizawa

Keio platforms[edit]

The Keio Takao Line is served by a single elevated platform, serving two tracks.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Main Line
Hachioji   Narita Express   Otsuki
Nishi-Hachioji   Local   Sagamiko
Chūō Line (Rapid)
Hachioji   Chūō Liner   Terminus
Hachioji   Commuter Special Rapid   Sagamiko
Nishi-Hachioji   Chūō Special Rapid   Sagamiko
Nishi-Hachioji   Commuter Rapid   Sagamiko
Nishi-Hachioji   Rapid   Sagamiko
Nishi-Hachioji   Local   Sagamiko
Keio Takao Line
Mejirodai   Special Express   Takaosanguchi
Hazama   Semi Special Express   Takaosanguchi
Mejirodai   Express   Takaosanguchi
Hazama   Semi Express   Takaosanguchi
Hazama   Rapid   Takaosanguchi
Hazama   Local   Takaosanguchi


The JR East station opened on 1 August 1901.[1]The Keio station opened on 1 October 1967.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

The Keio station was used by an average of 26,743 passengers in fiscal 2011.[2]


  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 53. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 229. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°38′32″N 139°16′55″E / 35.642223°N 139.281814°E / 35.642223; 139.281814