Iwamotocho Station

Iwamotocho Station (岩本町駅, Iwamotochō-eki) is a subway station on the Toei Shinjuku Line in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei). Its station number is S-08. The station opened on December 21, 1978.

S08
Iwamotocho Station

岩本町駅
Entrance A3 in September 2019
Location1 Kanda-Iwamoto-chō, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Coordinates35.695545°N 139.775855°E / 35.695545; 139.775855
Operated by Toei
Line(s)S Toei Shinjuku Line
Distance7.3 km from Shinjuku
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks3
Connections
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Station codeS-08
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened21 December 1978
Traffic
Passengers (FY2011)40,324 daily
Services
Preceding station   Toei Subway   Following station
S07
toward Shinjuku
Shinjuku Line
Local
S09
toward Motoyawata
Location
Iwamotocho Station
Location within Tokyo
Iwamotocho Station
Iwamotocho Station (Japan)

Lines

Iwamotocho Station is served by the Toei Shinjuku Line, and lies 7.3 km from the starting point of the line at Shinjuku.[1]

Platforms

Iwamotocho Station consists of two island platforms serving three tracks.

1 S Toei Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Sasazuka, and Hashimoto
2 S Toei Shinjuku Line for Shinjuku, Sasazuka, and Hashimoto
(used for waiting for passing expresses or terminating trains)
3 S Toei Shinjuku Line for Bakuro-yokoyama and Motoyawata
(used for waiting for passing expresses or terminating trains)
4 S Toei Shinjuku Line for Bakuro-yokoyama and Motoyawata

History

Iwamotocho Station opened on 21 December 1978.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 40,324 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area

The station is located 200 meters southeast of Akihabara near the Kanda River, underneath the intersection of National Route 4 (Shōwa-dōri) and Tokyo Metropolitan Route 302 (Yasukuni-dōri). The Shuto Expressway's No. 1 Ueno Line runs overhead. The area is mostly commercial, with some apartment buildings scattered throughout. Other points of interest include:

Bus services

Stop: Iwamotochō-Ekimae

See also

References

  1. 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. 218. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.


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