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Yūtenji Station

Coordinates: 35°38′15″N 139°41′28″E / 35.637505°N 139.691225°E / 35.637505; 139.691225
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TY04
Yūtenji Station

祐天寺駅
The north entrance in June 2018
General information
Location2-13-3 Yūtenji, Meguro Ward, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by Tōkyū Railways
Line(s)TY Tōyoko Line
Distance3.2 km (2.0 mi) from Shibuya
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeTY04
WebsiteOfficial website (in Japanese)
History
Opened28 August 1927; 96 years ago (28 August 1927)
Rebuilt2013-2017
Passengers
FY201131,494 daily (2017)
Services
Preceding station Tōkyū Railways Following station
Gakugei-daigaku
TY05
towards Yokohama
Tōyoko Line
Local
Naka-meguro
TY03
towards Shibuya
Location
Yūtenji Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Yūtenji Station is located in Tokyo Bay and Bōsō Peninsula
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station (Tokyo Bay and Bōsō Peninsula)
Yūtenji Station is located in Tokyo
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station (Tokyo)
Yūtenji Station is located in Japan
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station
Yūtenji Station (Japan)

Yūtenji Station (祐天寺駅, Yūtenji-eki) is an elevated railway station on the Tōkyū Tōyoko 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 TY Tōyoko Line
2 TY Tōyoko Line for Naka-meguro and Shibuya
F Fukutoshin Line for Shinjuku-sanchōme, Ikebukuro, Kotake-mukaihara and Wakoshi
Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō
TJ Tobu Tojo Line for Shinrin-kōen

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 was brought into use from the start of the revised timetable on 25 March 2017.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 31,494 passengers daily.[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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.
  4. ^ 東京都統計年鑑(平成29年)

External links[edit]

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