Kokkai-gijidō-mae Station

Kokkai-gijidomae Station (国会議事堂前駅, Kokkai-gijidō-mae-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is located adjacent to the National Diet Building.

M14 C07
Kokkai-gijidomae Station

国会議事堂前駅
National-Diet-Bldg-Chiyoda-gate.jpg
Station ticket barriers
LocationChiyoda, Tokyo
Japan
Operated byTokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms (Marunouchi Line)
1 island platform (Chiyoda Line)
Tracks4 (2 on each level)
ConnectionsG06 N06 Tameike-sanno Station
Construction
Depth37.9 m (124 ft) (Chiyoda Line platform)
Other information
Station codeC-07, M-14
History
Opened1959
Services
Preceding station Tokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro Following station
Akasaka-mitsuke
M13
towards Ogikubo or Hōnanchō
Marunouchi Line Kasumigaseki
M15
towards Ikebukuro
Akasaka
C06
Chiyoda Line Kasumigaseki
C08
towards Kita-Ayase

The station name literally means "in front of the National Diet Building".

LinesEdit

Kokkai-gijidomae Station is served by the following lines.

The station is also connected by underground passageways to Tameike-Sanno Station, which is served by the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, and it is possible to transfer between the two stations without passing through the ticket gates.

Station layoutEdit

The Chiyoda Line platforms are 37.9 m underground, making this station the deepest in the Tokyo Metro network (although a number of stations on the Toei Oedo Line are farther underground).


1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku and Ogikubo
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Otemachi, and Ikebukuro
3 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Omote-sando and Yoyogi-uehara
  Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi and Isehara
4 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Otemachi, Kita-senju, and Ayase
JL Jōban Line (Local) for Abiko and Toride

HistoryEdit

 
The Marunouchi Line platforms in 1977

The station first opened on March 15, 1959, as a station on the Marunouchi Line. The Chiyoda Line platforms opened on October 20, 1972. It also became possible to transfer to the Ginza and Namboku lines via a passageway to the newly opened Tameike-Sannō Station which opened on September 30, 1997.

Surrounding areaEdit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 35°40′27″N 139°44′43″E / 35.674119°N 139.745246°E / 35.674119; 139.745246