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.

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Kasumigaseki Station

霞ヶ関駅
Kasumigaseki Station, Tokyo.jpg
The east entrance
Location2-1-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Coordinates35°40′26″N 139°45′04″E / 35.673888°N 139.751061°E / 35.673888; 139.751061Coordinates: 35°40′26″N 139°45′04″E / 35.673888°N 139.751061°E / 35.673888; 139.751061
Operated byTokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro
Line(s)
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
History
Opened15 October 1958
Passengers
FY2007[1]128,226 daily
Services
Preceding station Tokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro Following station
Omote-sando
C04
Romancecar Ōtemachi
C11
toward Kita-Senju
Kokkai-gijidomae
C07
Chiyoda Line Hibiya
C09
toward Kita-Ayase
Toranomon Hills
H06
(one-way trains)
toward Ebisu
TH Liner Ginza
H09
toward Kuki
Toranomon Hills
H06
Hibiya Line Hibiya
H08
toward Kita-Senju
Kokkai-gijidomae
M14
Marunouchi Line Ginza
M16
toward Ikebukuro
Location
Kasumigaseki Station is located in Tokyo
Kasumigaseki Station
Kasumigaseki Station
Location within Tokyo
Kasumigaseki Station is located in Japan
Kasumigaseki Station
Kasumigaseki Station
Kasumigaseki Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Kasumigaseki Station is served by the following three Tokyo Metro lines.

Station layoutEdit

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.

PlatformsEdit

1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku, Ogikubo, and Honancho
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Otemachi, and Ikebukuro
3 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ebisu and Naka-meguro
4 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Ueno, and Kita-senju}
TS Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TN Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi
5 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Meiji-jingumae and Yoyogi-uehara
  Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi and Isehara
6 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Otemachi, Kita-senju, and Ayase
JL Jōban Line (Local) for Abiko and Toride

HistoryEdit

  • 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.[2]
  • March 20, 1995: Sarin gas attack targets the station.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tokyo Metro Statistics (FY2007) (in Japanese)
  2. ^ 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.