Yoyogi Station

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 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
The main (west) entrance in July 2012
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 East   Following station
SJKJY17
next clockwise
Yamanote Line
JY19
next counterclockwise
SJKJB10
toward Mitaka or Takao
Chūō-Sōbu Line
JB12
toward Chiba or Tokyo
Toei Subway
E27
toward Hikarigaoka
Ōedo Line
E25
toward Tochōmae
Location
Yoyogi Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station (Tokyo)
Yoyogi Station
Yoyogi Station (Japan)

Station layout

JR East

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
for Tokyo (only early morning and late night)

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.

Toei

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

History

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 statistics

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 yearDaily average
200055,062[5]
200568,471[6]
201069,704[7]
201169,466[8]
201270,418[9]
201370,016[3]

See also

References

  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. 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.
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