Yoyogi Station

Summary

Coordinates: 35°41′02″N 139°42′08″E / 35.683828°N 139.702320°E / 35.683828; 139.702320

Yoyogi Station (代々木駅, Yoyogi-eki) is a railway station in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei). It is station E-26 under Toei's numbering system.

JY18 JB11 E26
Yoyogi Station

代々木駅
Yoyogi-Station-01.jpg
The main (west) entrance in July 2012
General information
Location1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Other information
Station code
  • JY18 (Yamanote Line)
  • JB11 (Chūō-Sōbu Line)
  • E-26 (Toei Oedo Line)
History
Opened23 October 1906
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Harajuku
JY19
Next counter-clockwise
Yamanote Line Shinjuku
SJKJY17
Next clockwise
Shinjuku
SJKJB10
towards Mitaka
Chūō–Sōbu Line Sendagaya
JB12
towards Chiba
Preceding station PrefSymbol-Tokyo.svg Toei Subway Following station
Shinjuku
E27
towards Hikarigaoka
Ōedo Line Kokuritsu-kyogijo
E25
towards Tochōmae
Location
Yoyogi Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Yoyogi Station is located in Tokyo
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station (Tokyo)
Yoyogi Station is located in Japan
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station (Japan)

Station layoutEdit

JR EastEdit

The JR East station consists of two ground-level side platforms on either side of an island platform, serving four tracks in total.


1 JY Yamanote Line for Shinjuku and Ikebukuro
2 JY Yamanote Line for Shibuya and Shinagawa
3 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
4 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Ochanomizu, Akihabara, Funabashi, and Chiba

Chest-high platform edge doors were installed on the Yamanote Line platforms in September 2015, and brought into use from October.[1]

There are three exits: East exit, West exit, and North exit. The latter two provide easy access to the Oedo line.

ToeiEdit

The Toei Oedo Line station has one underground island platform serving two tracks.


1 E Toei Oedo Line for Roppongi
2 E Toei Oedo Line for Hikarigaoka

HistoryEdit

The station first opened on 23 October 1906 by a private company as a station on the Chūō Main Line, but was nationalized only a week later when the Japanese National Railways (JNR) took over the company and all of its assessments. The underground Toei Ōedo Line station opened on 20 April 2000.[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 70,016 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 63rd-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2013, the Toei station was used by an average of 17,382 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 55,062[5]
2005 68,471[6]
2010 69,704[7]
2011 69,466[8]
2012 70,418[9]
2013 70,016[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 山手線代々木駅に可動式ホーム柵が設置される [Platform edge doors installed on Yoyogi Station Yamanote Line platforms]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 26 September 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  4. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Station usage figures] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 January 2015.

External linksEdit

  • JR East station information (in Japanese)
  • Toei station information (in Japanese)