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South side of Shinjuku Station at night
South side of Shinjuku Station at night
East exit of Shinjuku Station
East exit of Shinjuku Station

Shinjuku Station (新宿駅 -eki?) is a train station located in Shinjuku and Shibuya wards in Tokyo, Japan. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1022x425, 173 KB) Summary Shinjuku Station, Tokyo, July 2005. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1022x425, 173 KB) Summary Shinjuku Station, Tokyo, July 2005. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (960 × 1280 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (960 × 1280 pixel, file size: 1. ... Passengers bustle around the typical grand edifice of Londons Broad Street station in 1865. ... Location of Shinjuku-ku in Tokyo. ... Neon lights in Shibuya Location of Shibuya-ku in Tokyo. ... The 23 special wards (特別区 tokubetsuku) are self-governing, special municipalities in the central and most populous part of Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Serving as the main connecting hub for rail traffic between central Tokyo and its western suburbs on JR, commuter rail and metro lines, the station was used by an average of 3.29 million people per day in 2005, making it the busiest train station in the world in terms of number of passengers. (For the exact number, see the discussion below.) Including an underground arcade, there are well over 200 exits. Japan Railway, more commonly called JR, is a collective term for the privatized descendants of the former Japanese National Railways, formed when JNR was divided into seven parts on April 1, 1987. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway — usually in an urban area — with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ...


In terms of area, Shinjuku is the second-largest station in the world after Nagoya Station. JR Central Towers Nagoya Station (名古屋駅) is a train station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ...

Contents

Lines

Rush hour at Shinjuku, Yamanote line
Rush hour at Shinjuku, Yamanote line

Shinjuku is served by the following railway systems: Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 872 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Rush hour at Shinyuku station, Yamanote line and Chūō-Sōbu Line. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 872 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Rush hour at Shinyuku station, Yamanote line and Chūō-Sōbu Line. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Yamanote Line, Tokyo JR Yamanote Line train in Tokyo, Japan Above Yurakucho in Tokyo East Japan Railway Company (東日本旅客鉄道 Higashi-Nihon Ryokyaku Tetsudo or JR東日本; JR Higashi-Nihon) (TYO: 9020) is a Japanese private railroad company, the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven JR companies. ... A Yamanote Line E231 series EMU on the left departs with a 205 series on the right Passengers prepare to board a train on the Yamanote Line 205 series 6-door Cattle wagon before the morning rush Display within Yamanote Line car shows next stop and route map. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Chūō-Sōbu Line train at Ochanomizu The Chūō-Sōbu Line ) is part of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) network in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... The Shonan-Shinjuku Line (湘南新宿ライン) is a railway line in Japan that connects the cities of Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura. ... A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku station. ... Near Higashi-Kitazawa Station The Odakyu Electric Railway Co. ... The OdakyÅ« Odawara Line ) is the OdakyÅ« Electric Railways main section of railway line in Japan. ... Series-1000 rolling stock on the Keio Inokashira Line. ... Series-8000 rolling stock on the Keio Line. ... The Keio New Line ) is the name for a 3. ... new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ... Marunouchi Line train crossing the Kanda River near Ochanomizu Station Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (東京地下鉄丸ノ内線) is a subway line, part of the Tokyo Metro system in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (東京都交通局 Tōkyō-to Kōtsū-kyoku) is Tokyos public transportation authority. ... The Toei Shinjuku Line ) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. ... The Toei ÅŒedo Line (都営地下鉄大江戸線, Toei Chikatetsu ÅŒedo-sen) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (not the Tokyo Metro). ...

Station facilities

JR

A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at JR Shinjuku Station.
A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at JR Shinjuku Station.

The station is centered around facilities servicing the East Japan Railway Company (JR-East) lines. These consist of 7 ground level island platforms (14ways) on a north-south axis, connected by two overhead and two underground concourses. Most JR services here are urban and suburban mass transit lines, although JR's intercity express services to Kofu and Matsumoto on the Chūō Main Line, Narita Express to Narita Airport, and joint operations with Tobu Railway to Nikkō and Kinugawa Onsen also use this station. The JR section alone handles an average of 1.5 million passengers a day. 205 series EMU at Shinjuku Station, June 2004. ... 205 series EMU at Shinjuku Station, June 2004. ... A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku station. ... Categories: Cities in Saitama Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Yamanote Line, Tokyo JR Yamanote Line train in Tokyo, Japan Above Yurakucho in Tokyo East Japan Railway Company (東日本旅客鉄道 Higashi-Nihon Ryokyaku Tetsudo or JR東日本; JR Higashi-Nihon) (TYO: 9020) is a Japanese private railroad company, the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven JR companies. ... An island platform on a railway describes the situation in which a single platform is placed between two tracks, serving both of them. ... Kōfu, or Koufu (甲府市; -shi) is the capital city of Yamanashi, Japan. ... Matsumoto (松本, base of the pine tree) is the 16th most common Japanese surname and the name of a city (Matsumoto-shi) in Nagano Prefecture. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Narita Express ), abbreviated as NEX, is a limited express ) train operated by East Japan Railway Company, serving Narita International Airport from various Greater Tokyo Area stations. ... Tobu Railway Co. ... Great Gate, Nikko, circa 1860-1900. ... Kinugawa (鬼怒川) is a hot spring resort in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. ...

1・2 Saikyo LineRinkai Line ShibuyaOsaki ・ Shin-kiba
Ikebukuro ・ Ōmiya ・ Kawagoe (Only the first train of this station)
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
(Through service for Tokaido Line
Yokohama・ Ōfuna ・ HiratsukaOdawara
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
(Through service for Yokosuka Line
Yokohama ・ Ōfuna ・ KamakuraZushi
3・4 Saikyo Line Ikebukuro ・ Ōmiya ・ Kawagoe
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
(Through service for Takasaki Line)
Ōmiya ・ Kumagaya ・ Takasaki ・ Maebashi
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
(Through service for Utsunomiya Line)
Ōmiya ・ OyamaUtsunomiya
Ltd. Express "Nikkō" ・ "Spacia"
(through service for Tobu Nikko Line)
Ōmiya ・ Tochigi ・ Tōbu Nikko
Airport Ltd. Exp. "Narita Express" Narita Airport
5・6 Chūō Main Line (Ltd. Express) "Azusa", "Kaiji" Kōfu ・ Matsumoto
7・8 Chūō Line (Rapid) OchanomizuTokyo (Platform No.7 is used only morning time of weekdays.)
9 Chūō Line "Chūō Liner" , "Ōme Liner" Tachikawa ・ Takao
Chūō Line (Rapid) Tchikawa ・ Takao (Only the first train of this station or the morning time of weekdays.
10 Chūō Line (Rapid) Tchikawa ・ Takao
11・12 under construction  
13 Chūō-Sōbu Line Ochanomizu ・ AkihabaraChiba
14 Yamanote Line Shibuya ・ Shinagawa
15 Yamanote Line Ikebukuro ・ Ueno
16 Chūō-Sōbu Line NakanoMitaka

A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku station. ... The Tokyo Waterfront Railway (東京臨海高速鉄道 Tokyo Rinkai Kosoku Tetsudo, or Rinkai Line) is a private railway in Tokyo, Japan, connecting Tokyo to the artificial islands of Aomi and Odaiba in Tokyo Bay. ... Shibuya station platform The statue of Hachiko is a famous meeting place. ... Shin-kiba Station (新木場駅; -eki) is a station (number Y-24) that is part of the Tokyo Waterfront Railway and is used to go to and from Tokyo Heliport. ... Ikebukuro Station (池袋駅 Ikebukuro-eki) is Tokyos second-busiest train station, after Shinjuku Station. ... Omiya Station Omiya Station (Japanese: 大宮駅 ÅŒmiya Eki) is a railway station located in Omiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama, Japan. ... Kawagoe Station Kawagoe Station (Japanese: 川越駅 Kawagoe Eki) is the busiest railway station in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan. ... 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Zushi Station ) is a JR East station located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... The Shonan-Shinjuku Line (湘南新宿ライン) is a railway line in Japan that connects the cities of Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura. ... The Takasaki Line (Japanese: 高崎線 Takasaki Sen) is a 74. ... The Shonan-Shinjuku Line (湘南新宿ライン) is a railway line in Japan that connects the cities of Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura. ... The Utsunomiya Line is a Japan railway that connects central Saitama prefecture with the metropolitan Tokyo area. ... Oyama station from outside A Shonan-Shinjuku Line train stopped at Oyama A Mito Line train stopped at Oyama A Ryomo Line train stopped at Oyama Oyama Station ) is a train station operated by JR East, located in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. ... Utsunomiya Station ) is a JR East railway station located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. ... Tobu Nikkō Line ) is a 94. ... Narita Express ), abbreviated as NEX, is a limited express ) train operated by East Japan Railway Company, serving Narita International Airport from various Greater Tokyo Area stations. ... Keisei Skyliner at Narita Airport Station Narita Airport Station (成田空港駅 Narita-KÅ«kō-eki) is a railway station located in Terminal 1 of Narita International Airport in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Hijiri Bridge Entrance Viewed from Hijiri Bridge Ochanomizu Station (御茶ノ水 駅) is a railway station in Tokyo, Japan served by all services but limited express on both the rapid Chuo Main Line and the local Chuo-Sobu Line. ... Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station Tokyo Station ) is a train station located in the Marunouchi business district of Tokyo, near the Imperial Palace grounds and the Ginza commercial district. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line Train bound for Tachikawa on Ome Line Lumine Department Store above Tachikawa Station Tachikawa Station (立川駅) is an important railway station in the city of Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... Chūō-Sōbu Line train at Ochanomizu The Chūō-Sōbu Line ) is part of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) network in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Akihabara Station (秋葉原駅; -eki) is located in Tokyos Chiyoda ward. ... Platforms of Chiba Station, Lines toward Narita and Sakura curve away on the left, Uchibo and Togane lines on the right Chiba Station (千葉駅 Chiba-eki) is a railway station located in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... A Yamanote Line E231 series EMU on the left departs with a 205 series on the right Passengers prepare to board a train on the Yamanote Line 205 series 6-door Cattle wagon before the morning rush Display within Yamanote Line car shows next stop and route map. ... Shinagawa (品川駅; -eki) is the first major station south of Tokyo Station and is a major interchange between the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, several JR commuter and regional lines as well as the private Keihin KyÅ«kō (京浜急行) line. ... Ueno Station was the destination of thousands of laborers from the Tohoku region who came to Tokyo seeking employment. ... Nakano Station (中野駅) is located on the JR Chuo Main Line in the Nakano ward of Tokyo, just west of Shinjuku. ... Mitaka Station ) is a train station on the Chūō Main Line in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan. ...

Odakyu

The terminus for the private Odakyu Odawara Line is parallel to the JR platforms on the west side, and handles an average of 495,000 passengers daily. This is a major commuter route stretching southwest through the suburbs and out towards the coastal city of Odawara and the mountains of Hakone. The 10 platforms are built on two levels beneath the Odakyu department store; 3 express service tracks (6 platforms) on the ground level and 2 tracks (4 platforms) on the level below. Each track has platforms on both sides in order to completely separate boarding and alighting passengers. The Odakyū Odawara Line ) is the Odakyū Electric Railways main section of railway line in Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Kanagawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Mt. ...


Ground Level

1   (Exit Only)
2・3 Ltd. Express. "Romance Car"  
4・5 Rapid Express  
Express  
Semi-Express  
6   (Exit Only)

Near Higashi-Kitazawa Station The Odakyu Electric Railway Co. ...

Underground Level

7   (Exit Only)
8・9 Sectional Semi-Express ・ Local  
10   (Exit Only)

Keio

Toei Ōedo Line platforms
Toei Ōedo Line platforms
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line platform
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line platform

The Keio Line's concourse is located to the west of the Odakyu line concourse, two floors below ground level under Keio department store. It now consists of 3 platforms stretching north to south. Approximately 710,000 passengers use this section daily, which makes it the busiest amongst the privately owned (i.e. non-JR) railways of Japan. This suburban commuter line links Shinjuku to Hachioji city to the west. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 176 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Shinjuku Station, Marunouchi Line Source: ph by っ, 2005-05 Copyrighted by っ Also CC-by-2. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 176 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Shinjuku Station, Marunouchi Line Source: ph by っ, 2005-05 Copyrighted by っ Also CC-by-2. ... Series-8000 rolling stock on the Keio Line. ... Japan Railway, more commonly called JR, is a collective term for the privatized descendants of the former Japanese National Railways, formed when JNR was divided into seven parts on April 1, 1987. ... Hachiōji (八王子市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan, about 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. ...

1 Local Sasazuka ・ Meidaimae ・ Chofu ・ Keio-tama-center ・ Hashimoto ・ Keio-hachioji ・ Takaosanguchi
2 Express ・ Commuter Rapid ・ Rapid Sasazuka ・ Meidaimae ・ Chofu ・ Keio-tama-center ・ Hashimoto ・ Keio-hachioji
    (Exit Only)
3 Special Express ・ Semi-Special Express ・ Express ・ Commuter Rapid ・ Sasazuka ・ Meidaimae ・ Chofu ・ Hashimoto ・ Keio-hachioji ・ Takaosanguchi

Toei Subway

The shared facilities for the Toei Shinjuku subway line and the Keio New Line consist of 2 platforms stretching east-west 5 floors beneath Kōshū Kaidō avenue to the southwest of the JR section. The concourse is managed by Keio Electric Railway but is in a separate location to the main Keio platforms. Further south (and deeper underground) are the 2 north-to-south Toei Oedo subway line platforms. The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (東京都交通局 Tōkyō-to Kōtsū-kyoku) is Tokyos public transportation authority. ... The Keio Electric Railway (京王電鉄 Keio Dentetsu) is a private railway in Tokyo, Japan. ...


Toei Shinjuku Line & Keio New Line

4 Keio New Line HatsudaiHatagayaMeidaimae ・ Chōfu ・ Hashimoto
5 Toei Shinjuku Line Ichigaya ・ Ōjima ・ Moto-Yawata

The Keio New Line ) is the name for a 3. ... Hatsudai Station (初台駅) is a railway station in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo connected with Keio New Line. ... Hatagaya Station ) is a railroad station located in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo connected with Keio Line. ... Meidaimae Station ) is a railroad station located in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, operated by Keio Electric Railway. ... Chōfu Station ) is a Keio Electric Railway station located in Chōfu, Tokyo. ... Hashimoto Station Hashimoto Station (Kanagawa) - Yokohama Line, Sagami Line, Keio Sagamihara Line. ... The Toei Shinjuku Line ) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. ... Ichigaya Station (市ヶ谷駅) is located in Chiyoda Ward (千代田区), Tokyo. ...

Toei Oedo Line

6 Toei Oedo Line RoppongiDaimon
7 Toei Oedo Line Tochōmae ・ Hikarigaoka

The Toei Ōedo Line (都営地下鉄大江戸線, Toei Chikatetsu Ōedo-sen) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (not the Tokyo Metro). ... Roppongi Station ) is located in Minato-ward, Tokyo, Japan. ... Daimon Station ) is a station on the Toei Subway in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Tochōmae Station ) is located in Shinjuku-ward, Tokyo,Japan. ...

Tokyo Metro

Tokyo Metro's two Marunouchi Line underground platforms stretch east-west to the north of the JR and Odakyu facilities, directly below the Metro Promenade underground mall. new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ... Marunouchi Line train crossing the Kanda River near Ochanomizu Station Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (東京地下鉄丸ノ内線) is a subway line, part of the Tokyo Metro system in Tokyo, Japan. ...

1 Marunouchi Line Nakano-sakaue ・ Ogikubo ・ Hōnanchō
2 Marunouchi Line Akasaka-mitsuke ・ GinzaŌtemachiIkebukuro

Marunouchi Line train crossing the Kanda River near Ochanomizu Station Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (東京地下鉄丸ノ内線) is a subway line, part of the Tokyo Metro system in Tokyo, Japan. ... Ogikubo Station (荻窪駅; -eki) is a train station. ... Akasaka-mitsuke Station ) is a Tokyo Metro station located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. ... Ginza Station ) is a metro station in Chuo, Tokyo, Japan, serving the Ginza commercial district. ... ÅŒtemachi Station ÅŒtemachi Station is a station on the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Ikebukuro Station (池袋駅 Ikebukuro-eki) is Tokyos second-busiest train station, after Shinjuku Station. ...

Commercial facilities

Many department stores and shopping malls are built directly into the station. These include

  • Lumine Est - above JR's east exit
  • Odakyu department store - above the Odakyu line concourse
  • Odakyu Mylord - above the southern end of Odakyu line concourse
  • LUMINE 1 shopping mall - above the Keio line concourse
  • LUMINE 2 shopping mall - above JR's south and Lumine exits
  • Keio Department store - above the Keio line concourse
  • Keio Mall - underground mall to the southwest of the Keio line concourse
  • Odakyu Ace - underground malls beneath the bus terminal by the west exit.

In addition to the above, the Metro Promenade, which is an underground mall owned by Tokyo Metro, extends eastwards from the station beneath Shinjuku-dori avenue, all the way to the adjacent Shinjuku-sanchome station with 60 exits along the way. The Metro Promenade in turn connects to Shinjuku Subnade, another underground shopping mall, which leads onto Seibu Railway's Seibu-Shinjuku station. Seibu Railway train in the city of Higashi Murayama, Tokyo The Seibu Railway Company, Ltd. ...


Shinjuku Station is connected by underground passageways and shopping malls to:

Seibu Shinjuku Station Seibu Shinjuku Station ) is a train station of the Seibu Railway Company located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. ... The Seibu Shinjuku Line (西武新宿線, seibu shinjuku sen) is a train line owned by the private company Seibu Railway running from Seibu Shinjuku Station in Shinjuku, Tokyo to Honkawagoe Station in Saitama Prefecture. ... Tochōmae Station ) is located in Shinjuku-ward, Tokyo,Japan. ...

Bus terminals

There is a bus terminal at the west exit servicing both local and long-distance buses, and a JR Highway Bus terminal at the new south exit.


Average number of daily users

The average number of daily users at Shinjuku Station is 3,285,307, which is the largest number in the World. The figure is a total of entering and exiting customers of each operator. Therefore, users who transfer different operators' lines are counted twice.

Operator Number Fiscal year Source Note
JR Approx. 1,500,000 2005 747,930 entries. [1] The busiest station in Japan
Odakyū 486,765 2005 [2] The busiest station of Odakyū lines
Keiō 719,946 2005 [3] The busiest station of Japanese private railways, except of JRs.
Toei Shinjuku Line 232,010 2004 118,861 entries and 113,149 exits. [4] The busiest station of Toei subways.
Ōedo Line 108,165 2004 54,816 entries and 53,349 exits. [5]
Tokyo Metro 238,421 2005 [6] The 5th busiest station of Tokyo Metro.
Total 3,285,307

History

Shinjuku Station opened in 1885 as a stop on Japan Railway's Akabane-Shinagawa line (now part of the Yamanote Line). Shinjuku was still a quiet community at the time and the station was not heavily trafficked at first. The opening of the Chūō Line (1889), Keio Line (1915) and Odakyu Line (1923) led to increasing traffic through the station. Subway service began in 1959. 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A Yamanote Line E231 series EMU on the left departs with a 205 series on the right Passengers prepare to board a train on the Yamanote Line 205 series 6-door Cattle wagon before the morning rush Display within Yamanote Line car shows next stop and route map. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In August 1967, a freight train carrying jet fuel bound for the U.S. air base in Tachikawa derailed and caught fire on the Chūō Rapid tracks. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Jet fuel is a type of aviation fuel designed for use in jet-engined aircraft. ... Tachikawa (立川市; -shi) is a city located in western Tokyo, Japan. ...


The station was a major site for student protests in 1968 and 1969, the height of civil unrest in postwar Japan. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ...


There have been plans at various points in history to connect Shinjuku into the Shinkansen network. Originally, the station was slated to be the southern terminus of the Joetsu Shinkansen line to Niigata. This plan was eventually scrapped, but an area was reserved underneath the station for Shinkansen platforms. In the future, the Chūō Shinkansen may bring high-speed rail service to Shinjuku. 300 (left) and 700 Series Shinkansen at Tokyo Station Shinkansen 500 Series at Kyoto Station, March 2005 The Shinkansen ) is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by Japan Railways. ... Joetsu Shinkansen route Joetsu Shinkansen (上越新幹線) is a high-speed railway line connecting Tokyo and Niigata, Japan, via Tohoku Shinkansen, operated by the East Japan Railway Company. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Proposed Chuo Shinkansen route (gray) and existing Tokaido Shinkansen route (gold). ...


On May 5, 1995, the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult attempted a chemical terrorist attack by setting off a cyanide gas device in a toilet in the underground concourse, barely a month after the gas attack on the Tokyo subway which killed 12 and injured thousands. This time the attack was thwarted by staff who extinguished the burning device. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A wanted poster in Japan. ...


Adjacent stations

« Service »
East Japan Railway Company
Yoyogi   Yamanote Line   Shin Ōkubo
Yoyogi   Chūō-Sōbu Line (Local)   Ōkubo
Yotsuya   Chūō Line (Rapid)   Nakano
Yotsuya
(Commuter Rapid)
Nakano
Yotsuya
(Chūō Special Rapid)
(Ōme Special Rapid)
Nakano
Mitaka(*1)
Yotsuya
(Commuter Special Rapid)
Kokubunji
Tokyo
Chūō Liner
Ōme Liner
Tachikawa
Shibuya   Shōnan-Shinjuku Line   Ikebukuro
Shibuya   Saikyō Line   Ikebukuro
Shibuya
(Rapid)
(Commuter)
Ikebukuro
Odakyu Electric Railway
Terminus   Odakyu Odawara Line   Minami-Shinjuku
Terminus
(Sectional Semi-Express)
(Semi-Express)
(Express)
(Rapid Express)
Yoyogi-Uehara
Terminus
(Ltd. Exp. "Romance Car")
Mukogaoka-Yuen
Shin-Yurigaoka
Machida
Sagami-Ono
Hon-Atsugi
Odawara
Keio Corporation
Terminus   Keio Line   Sasazuka
Terminus
(Rapid)
(Commuter Rapid)
(Express)
Sasazuka
Terminus
(Semi-Special Express)
(Special Express)
Meidaimae
Through to Toei Shinjuku Line   Keio New Line   Hatsudai
Subway lines
Through to Keio New Line   Toei Shinjuku Line   Shinjuku-sanchome
Tochōmae   Toei Ōedo Line   Yoyogi
Nishi-shinjuku   Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line   Shinjuku-sanchome

(*1)Only Chuo Limited Rapid the first train of Shinjuku Yoyogi Station Yoyogi Station (代々木駅; -eki) is located in Tokyos Shibuya ward several hundred meters south of Shinjuku Station. ... A Yamanote Line E231 series EMU on the left departs with a 205 series on the right Passengers prepare to board a train on the Yamanote Line 205 series 6-door Cattle wagon before the morning rush Display within Yamanote Line car shows next stop and route map. ... Shin-Okubo from the outside Shin-Ōkubo Station (新大久保駅; -eki) is located in Tokyos Shinjuku ward. ... Chūō-Sōbu Line train at Ochanomizu The Chūō-Sōbu Line ) is part of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) network in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Yotsuya Station ) is a railway station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, located on the boundary between Shinjuku and Chiyoda, adjacent to Sophia University and the State Guest-House. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station Chuo Main Line The Chūō Main Line ), commonly called the Chūō Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Nakano Station (中野駅) is located on the JR Chuo Main Line in the Nakano ward of Tokyo, just west of Shinjuku. ... Nakano Station (中野駅) is located on the JR Chuo Main Line in the Nakano ward of Tokyo, just west of Shinjuku. ... Mitaka Station ) is a train station on the Chūō Main Line in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan. ... Kokubunji Station ) is a train station on the Chūō Main Line in Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan. ... Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station Tokyo Station ) is a train station located in the Marunouchi business district of Tokyo, near the Imperial Palace grounds and the Ginza commercial district. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line Train bound for Tachikawa on Ome Line Lumine Department Store above Tachikawa Station Tachikawa Station (立川駅) is an important railway station in the city of Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... Shibuya station platform The statue of Hachiko is a famous meeting place. ... The Shonan-Shinjuku Line (湘南新宿ライン) is a railway line in Japan that connects the cities of Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura. ... Ikebukuro Station (池袋駅 Ikebukuro-eki) is Tokyos second-busiest train station, after Shinjuku Station. ... A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku station. ... The OdakyÅ« Odawara Line ) is the OdakyÅ« Electric Railways main section of railway line in Japan. ... Minami-Shinjuku Station ) is a stop on the Odawara Line by Odakyu Electric Railway and is located in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. ... Yoyogi-Uehara Station (代々木上原駅) is an interchange station on the Odakyu Odawara and the Chiyoda Line located in Tokyos Shibuya ward. ... Hon-Atsugi Station ) is a major stop on the Odawara Line serving the city of Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture. ... Odawara Station is a train station in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Series-8000 rolling stock on the Keio Line. ... Sasazuka Station ) is a railroad station located in Shibuya, Tokyo, operated by Keio Electric Railway. ... Meidaimae Station ) is a railroad station located in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, operated by Keio Electric Railway. ... The Keio New Line ) is the name for a 3. ... Hatsudai Station (初台駅) is a railway station in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo connected with Keio New Line. ... The Toei Shinjuku Line ) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. ... Tochōmae Station ) is located in Shinjuku-ward, Tokyo,Japan. ... The Toei ÅŒedo Line (都営地下鉄大江戸線, Toei Chikatetsu ÅŒedo-sen) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (not the Tokyo Metro). ... Yoyogi Station Yoyogi Station (代々木駅; -eki) is located in Tokyos Shibuya ward several hundred meters south of Shinjuku Station. ... Nishi-shinjuku Station ) is a Tokyo Metro station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Marunouchi Line train crossing the Kanda River near Ochanomizu Station Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (東京地下鉄丸ノ内線) is a subway line, part of the Tokyo Metro system in Tokyo, Japan. ...


Coordinates: 35°41′25″N, 139°42′02″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Mass transit in Tokyo
Metro lines Chiyoda - Fukutoshin - Ginza - Hanzōmon - Hibiya - Marunouchi - Namboku - Tōzai - Yūrakuchō
Toei lines Subway: Asakusa - Mita - Ōedo - Shinjuku - Streetcar: Arakawa
JR lines Yamanote - Chūō - Chūō-Sōbu - Jōban - Keihin-Tōhoku - Keiyō - Saikyō - Shōnan-Shinjuku - Sōbu - Tōkaidō - Yokosuka
Other networks Keikyū - Keiō - Keisei - Nippori-Toneri - Odakyū - Seibu - Tama Monorail - Tōbu - Tokyo Monorail - Tōkyū - TWR - TX - Yurikamome
Around Tokyo Chiba Monorail - Enoden - Hokusō - New Shuttle - Seaside Line - Shin-Keisei - Shōnan Monorail - Sōtetsu - SR - Tōyō Rapid - Yokohama Rapid - Yokohama Subway
Terminals Akihabara - Asakusa - Ikebukuro - Kita-Senju - Oshiage - Shibuya - Shinagawa - Shinjuku - Tōkyō - Ueno
Miscellaneous PASMO - Passnet - Suica - Transportation in Greater Tokyo

 
 

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