Kōrakuen Station

Kōrakuen Station (後楽園駅, Kōrakuen-eki) is a subway train station in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is directly connected by an underground pedestrian passage to the Toei-operated Kasuga Station. It is integrated with the Tokyo Dome City complex and the Bunkyō ward capitol building.

M22 N11
Korakuen Station

後楽園駅
Korakuen Sta 20060304.JPG
Korakuen Station exterior, March 2006
Location1-2-3 Kasuga, Bunkyō, Tokyo
(東京都文京区春日1-2-3)
Japan
Operated byTokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro
Line(s)
ConnectionsI12 E07 Kasuga Station
Other information
Station codeM-22, N-11
History
Opened1954
Services
Preceding station   Tokyo Metro   Following station
M23
toward Ikebukuro
Marunouchi Line
M21
toward Ogikubo or Hōnanchō
N10
toward Meguro
Namboku Line
N12

LinesEdit

Kōrakuen Station is served by the following lines:

Nearby Kasuga Station, connected by a pedestrian passageway, is served by the following lines.

LayoutEdit

The Marunouchi Line platforms (1 to 2) consist of two side platforms serving two tracks on the second-floor ("2F") level, and the Namboku Line platforms (3 to 4) consist of an island platform serving two deep-level tracks on the sixth basement ("B6F") level.

PlatformsEdit

1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Tokyo and Ogikubo
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ikebukuro
3 N Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Komagome and Akabane-iwabuchi
SR Saitama Stadium Line for Urawa-misono
4 N Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Shirokane-takanawa and Meguro
MG Musashi-kosugi and Hiyoshi

From March 2015, the Namboku Line platforms use the tune "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" as the departure melody, chosen as the nearby Tokyo Dome is used for baseball games.[1]

HistoryEdit

Kōrakuen Station opened on 20 January 1954 on the Marunouchi Line.[2] The Namboku Line platforms opened on 26 March 1996.[2]

From 13 March 2015, the tune "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was used as the departure melody for the Namboku Line platforms.[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

 
Bunkyo Ward Office building

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 南北線の発車メロディをリニューアル!各駅に新しい発車メロディを導入します [Namboku Line departure melodies updated! New melodies to be introduced at each station] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 214–216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.

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Coordinates: 35°42′26″N 139°45′05″E / 35.70734°N 139.751303°E / 35.70734; 139.751303