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Ginza Line platform in March 2008
|Operated by||Tokyo Metro|
|Station code||G-06, N-06|
Tameike-Sannō Station (溜池山王駅 Tameike-Sannō-eki?) is a subway station in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is located in the wards of Chiyoda (Namboku Line platform) and Minato (Ginza Line platform).
Tameike-Sannō Station is served by the following two Tokyo Metro subway lines.
The station is also connected by underground passageways to Kokkai Gijido-mae Station, which is served by the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line and Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, and it is possible to transfer between the two stations without crossing through the ticket gates.
The station has a single island platform serving two tracks.
|1||○ Tokyo Metro Ginza Line||for Akasaka-mitsuke and Shibuya|
|2||○ Tokyo Metro Ginza Line||for Ginza, Ueno, and Asakusa|
|3||○ Namboku Line||for Nagatacho, Komagome, and Akabane-iwabuchi
Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Urawa-Misono
|4||○ Namboku Line||for Shirokane-Takanawa and Meguro
Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi
|Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G-06)|
|Akasaka-mitsuke (G-05)||-||Toranomon (G-07)|
|Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N-06)|
|Roppongi-itchōme (N-05)||-||Nagatachō (N-07)|
The station opened on September 30, 1997, as the southern terminus of the Namboku Line. The Ginza Line platforms opened at the same time.
It is named after the nearby Tameike Crossing (which is itself named for a reservoir [tameike] which once covered the area) and the nearby Sanno Shrine (commonly known as the Hie Shrine). Both "Tameike" and "Sanno" are names of bus stops in the area. The station was originally to be named "Tameike Station" after the closer Tameike stop, but the Sanno name was added in order to satisfy Chiyoda Ward (as Tameike is associated with the Akasaka district of Minato Ward).
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