Hamamatsuchō Station

Coordinates: 35°39′19″N 139°45′27″E / 35.655230°N 139.757627°E / 35.655230; 139.757627

Hamamatsuchō Station (浜松町駅, Hamamatsuchō-eki) is a railway station in Hamamatsuchō, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and also by Tokyo Monorail.

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Hamamatsuchō Station

浜松町駅
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Hamamatsucho Station
Location1-3-1 Kaigan, Minato, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened16 December 1909
Passengers
JR East, FY2013155,784 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Tamachi
JY27
Next clockwise
Yamanote Line Shimbashi
SMBJY29
Next counter-clockwise
Tamachi
JK22
toward Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Tokyo
TYOJK26
toward Ōmiya
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
Local
Shimbashi
SMBJK24
toward Ōmiya
Preceding station Tokyo Monorail Following station
Haneda Airport Terminal 3
MO08
Haneda Airport Line
Haneda Express
Terminus
Tennōzu Isle
MO02
Haneda Airport Line
Rapid
Local
Location
Hamamatsuchō Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Hamamatsuchō Station
Hamamatsuchō Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Hamamatsuchō Station is located in Tokyo
Hamamatsuchō Station
Hamamatsuchō Station
Hamamatsuchō Station (Tokyo)
Hamamatsuchō Station is located in Japan
Hamamatsuchō Station
Hamamatsuchō Station
Hamamatsuchō Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Hamamatsuchō Station is served by two JR East lines: the circular Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tōhoku Line. All trains on these lines stop at Hamamatsuchō.

It is also the terminus of the Tokyo Monorail line to Haneda Airport. The official name of the monorail station is Monorail Hamamatsuchō Station (モノレール浜松町駅, Monorēru-Hamamatsuchō-eki).

Station layoutEdit

JR EastEdit

 
A Japanese variant of Manneken Pis on the station platform

The JR East station consists of two platforms serving four tracks, with cross-platform interchange in the direction of travel between the Yamanote line (tracks 2 and 3) and the Keihin-Tōhoku line (tracks 1 and 4).


1 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tokyo, Ueno, and Ōmiya
2 JY Yamanote Line for Tokyo and Ueno
3 JY Yamanote Line for Shinagawa and Shibuya
4 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Ōfuna

Tokyo MonorailEdit

 
The Tokyo Monorail platforms, April 2005

The Tokyo Monorail platforms are located to the west of the JR station in a separate elevated structure. Two side platforms serve a single track, with one platform used for boarding passengers, and the other platform used for alighting passengers.

Japan's domestic airlines (JAL, ANA, Skymark Airlines, and Air Do) operate check in services for domestic flights from Haneda airport along with ticketing facilities just outside the main Monorail entrances.

FacilitiesEdit

  • Japan Airlines at one time operated a domestic flights only ticketing facility on the third floor of the station.[1]

HistoryEdit

The JR station opened on December 16, 1909, as an intermediate station on the newly opened Shinagawa to Karasumori section of the Japanese National Railways.

The Tokyo Monorail station opened on September 17, 1964.[2]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 155,784 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the sixteenth-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] Over the same fiscal year, the Tokyo Monorail station was used by an average of 108,080 passengers daily (exiting and entering passengers), making it the busiest station operated by Tokyo Monorail.[4]

The passenger figures for the JR East station (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 152,620[5]
2005 144,085[6]
2010 153,594[7]
2011 151,480[8]
2012 153,104[9]
2013 155,784[3]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JAL Group Offices Information." Japan Airlines. March 28, 2009. Retrieved on July 21, 2011. "3rd floor,Tokyo mono-rail Hamamatsu-cho Station,2-4-12 Hamamatsu-Cho Minato-ku,105-0013"
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (January 19, 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 213. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  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. Archived from the original on May 6, 2001. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  4. ^ 会社概要 [Summary of Company] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Monorail. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on October 9, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on October 9, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on October 8, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on October 7, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  10. ^ Go! Tokyo Plus App
  11. ^ "La Tour Shiodome". Brochure. Sumitomo Realty and Development Co., Ltd. D(2)0409-3000.
  12. ^ "Shiodome Center (English)". Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  13. ^ Hato Bus Tours Archived 2012-02-10 at the Wayback Machine

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