Yūtenji Station

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Yutenji Station

祐天寺駅
TKK Yūtenji station East.jpg
The east side of the station in June 2009
Location 2-13-3 Yūtenji, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by TokyuLogotype.svg Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) Tokyu TY line symbol.svg Tokyu Toyoko Line
Distance 3.2 km from Shibuya
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Station code TY04
Website Official website
History
Opened 28 August 1927
Rebuilt 2013-2017
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011) 29,194 daily
Location
 Yutenji Station is located in Japan
 Yutenji Station
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Yutenji Station
Location within Japan

Yutenji Station (祐天寺駅 Yūtenji-eki?) is an elevated railway station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

Lines[edit]

Yutenji Station is served by the Tokyu Toyoko Line from Shibuya in Tokyo. It is located 3.2 km from the terminus of the line at Shibuya.[1]

Station layout[edit]

This station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, with an additional centre track introduced in March 2017 for use by non-stop trains. This local station can only accommodate eight-car length trains.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Jiyūgaoka, Musashi-Kosugi, Kikuna, and Yokohama
Minatomirai line logo.png Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chūkagai
2  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Naka-Meguro and Shibuya
Subway TokyoFukutoshin.png Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Kotake-Mukaihara and Wakōshi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyu Toyoko Line
Express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Naka-Meguro   Local   Gakugei-daigaku

History[edit]

Yutenji Station opened on 28 August 1927.[1]

Remodelling work commenced in November 2013 to reduce the width of the platforms, enabling an additional centre track to be added between the existing up and down lines for use by non-stop trains.[2] The newly-added centre track is scheduled to be brought into use from the start of the revised timetable on 25 March 2017.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 29,194 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Meguro High School
  • Setagaya park

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 230. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 東急東横線祐天寺駅で改良工事 [Improvement work at Yutenji Station on Tokyu Toyoko Line]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 21 December 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  3. ^ 東横線祐天寺駅に通過線新設、一部列車で時間短縮 目黒線増発も 東急ダイヤ改正 [New through track added at Yutenji Station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line - Will reduce journey times for some trains, with more Meguro Line trains]. Norimono News (in Japanese). Japan: Mediavague Co., Ltd. 3 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°38′15″N 139°41′28″E / 35.637505°N 139.691225°E / 35.637505; 139.691225