Hiyoshi Station (Kanagawa)

Hiyoshi Station (日吉駅, Hiyoshi-eki) is an interchange station in Kōhoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by Tokyu Corporation and the Yokohama Municipal Subway.

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Hiyoshi Station

日吉駅
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Hiyoshi Station Keio University Exit
Location2-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kōhoku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(横浜市港北区日吉二丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated byTokyu Corporation
Line(s)
History
Opened1926
Traffic
Passengers (FY2008)163,949 (Tokyu); 21,676 (Green Line) daily

LinesEdit

Hiyoshi Station is served by the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line and Tōkyū Meguro Line. It is also served by the Yokohama Municipal Subway Green Line. It is 13.6 kilometers from the terminus of the Toyoko Line at Shibuya Station, and 11.9 kilometers from the terminus of the Meguro Line at Meguro Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station is an elevated structure with two island platforms serving four tracks above ground. The station building is also connected to the Tokyu Store, a large upscale supermarket, and the reformed Tokyu Department Store on the second floor, which features many individually branded shops as well as a major consumer electronic shop (Yamada Denki) as a tenant occupying most of the third floor. The Yokohama Subway consists of a single island platform underground.

Tokyu platformsEdit

 
Tokyu platforms, April 2008
1  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Kikuna, Yokohama, Minatomirai, and Motomachi-Chūkagai
2  Tokyu Meguro Line Terminating services only
3  Tokyu Meguro Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Ōokayama, and Meguro
  Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Akabane-Iwabuchi
Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Urawa-Misono
 Toei Mita Line for Nishi-Takashimadaira
4  Tokyu Toyoko Line for Musashi-Kosugi, Jiyūgaoka, and Shibuya,
  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Kotake-Mukaihara and Wakōshi

Yokohama Subway platformsEdit

1/2  Green Line for Center Kita, Center Minami, and Nakayama

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tokyu Toyoko Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Musashi-Kosugi   Commuter Express   Kikuna
Musashi-Kosugi   Express   Tsunashima
Motosumiyoshi   Local   Tsunashima
Tokyu Meguro Line (MG13)
Terminus   Express   Musashi-Kosugi (MG11)
Terminus   Local   Motosumiyoshi (MG12)
Yokohama Subway Green Line (G10)
Hiyoshi-Honchō (G09) - Terminus

HistoryEdit

Hiyoshi Station opened as one of the original Toyoko Line stations on February 14, 1926. The station was completely rebuilt in 1991 with half-submerged tracks and an elevated station building constructed above the tracks. The adjacent Tokyu Department store opened in 1995. The Yokohama Subway Green Line connected to Hiyoshi Station on March 30, 2008.

Future plansEdit

The Kanagawa Eastern Line is an approximately 10 km link, which is constructed from Nishiya via Hazawa Yokohama-Kokudai and Shin-Yokohama to Hiyoshi, that'll enable through services between the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line, the Tōkyū Meguro Line and the Sōtetsu Main Line by late 2022.

ReferencesEdit

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 35°33′11″N 139°38′48″E / 35.553062°N 139.64678°E / 35.553062; 139.64678