Kasumigaseki Station (Tokyo)
Kasumigaseki Station (霞ヶ関駅 Kasumigaseki-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. The station is located in the Kasumigaseki government district.
The east entrance
|Location||2-1-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Opened||15 October 1958|
|Passengers (FY2007)||128,226 daily|
Location within Tokyo
Kasumigaseki Station (Japan)
Kasumigaseki Station is served by the following three Tokyo Metro lines.
The platforms for Marunouchi Line serving two tracks consist of one island platform and one side platform. One side of the island platform is closed off by a fence. The platform for the Hibiya Line is an island platform serving two tracks. The platform for the Chiyoda Line is an island platform serving two tracks.
The platforms for the Chiyoda Line and the Marunouchi Line are not directly connected, and transferring passengers need to walk through the Hibiya Line platform, which takes about five minutes.
|1||Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line||for Shinjuku, Ogikubo, and Honancho|
|2||Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line||for Ginza, Otemachi, and Ikebukuro|
|3||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ebisu and Naka-meguro|
|4||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ginza, Ueno, and Kita-senju|
Tobu Skytree Line for Kuki and Minami-Kurihashi
|5||Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line||for Meiji-jingumae and Yoyogi-uehara|
|6||Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line||for Otemachi, Kita-senju, and Ayase|
Jōban Line (Local) for Abiko and Toride
- October 15, 1958: The Marunouchi Line station opens.
- March 25, 1964: The Hibiya Line station opens.
- March 20, 1971: The Chiyoda Line station opens.
- March 15, 1995: Aum Shinrikyo attempts a biological attack by surreptitiously spreading Botulinum toxin in the station. There are no known casualties.
- March 20, 1995: Sarin gas attack targets the station.
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- Tokyo Metro Statistics (FY2007) (in Japanese)
- Danzig, Richard, Marc Sageman, Terrance Leighton, Lloyd Hough, Hidemi Yuki, Rui Kotani and Zachary M. Hosford, "Aum Shinrikyo: Insights Into How Terrorists Develop Biological and Chemical Weapons Archived 2012-03-24 at the Wayback Machine", Center for a New American Security, July 2011.