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Otemachi Station (大手町駅, Ōtemachi-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway. It is served by five lines, more than any other station on the Tokyo underground network, and is thus the biggest subway station in Tokyo.[1] It is Tokyo Metro's second busiest station after Ikebukuro[2].

T09 M18 Z08 C11 I09
Otemachi Station

大手町駅
Ootemachi station.svg
Layout of Otemachi Station
LocationChiyoda, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms2 side platforms (Marunouchi Line)
4 island platforms (Chiyoda/Mita/Tozai/Hanzomon lines)
Tracks10
Other information
Station code
  • C-11 (Chiyoda Line)
  • I-09 (Mita Line)
  • M-18 (Marunouchi Line)
  • T-09 (Tozai Line)
  • Z-08 (Hanzomon Line)
History
OpenedJuly 20, 1956
Services
Preceding station   Tokyo Metro   Following station
T08
toward Nakano
Tozai Line
Rapid
Commuter Rapid
Local
T10
M17
toward Ogikubo
Marunouchi Line
M19
toward Ikebukuro
Z07
toward Shibuya
Hanzomon Line
Z09
toward Oshiage
C08
Romancecar
C18
Terminus
C10
Chiyoda Line
C12
toward Kita-Ayase
Toei Subway
I08
toward Meguro
Mita Line
I10
Location
Otemachi Station is located in Tokyo
Otemachi Station
Otemachi Station
Location within Tokyo
Ticket gates (December 2017)
Exit D2

Otemachi is within walking distance (either at street level or via underground passages) of Tokyo Station.

Contents

LinesEdit

Station layoutEdit

Tokyo MetroEdit

1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Shinjuku, and Ogikubo
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ochanomizu and Ikebukuro
3 T Tokyo Metro Tozai Line for Nishi-funabashi
JB Sōbu Line (Local) for Tsudanuma
TR Tōyō Rapid Railway Line for Toyo-Katsutadai
4 T Tokyo Metro Tozai Line for Takadanobaba and Nakano
JB Chūō Line (Local) for Mitaka
5 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Kasumigaseki and Yoyogi-uehara
  Odakyu Odawara Line for Hon-Atsugi and Isehara
6 C Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Shin-ochanomizu, Kita-senju and Ayase
JL Jōban Line (Local) for Abiko and Toride
7 Z Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Kudanshita and Shibuya
DT Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chuo-rinkan
8 Z Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Kinshicho and Oshiage
TS Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-dōbutsu-kōen, Kuki, and Minami-kurihashi

ToeiEdit

1 I Toei Mita Line for Meguro
MG Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi
2 I Toei Mita Line for Sugamo and Nishi-takashimadaira


HistoryEdit

The station opened on July 20, 1956 as a station on the Marunouchi Line. The Tōzai Line platforms opened on October 1, 1966 as a terminus of the line from Nakano, becoming through platforms on September 14, 1967. The Chiyoda Line platforms opened on December 20, 1969 as the terminus of the line from Kita-Senju; they became through platforms on March 20, 1971. The Mita Line platforms opened on June 30, 1972, and the Hanzōmon Line platforms on January 26, 1989.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Otemachi". Tokyo-Tokyo.com. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Tokyo Subway". Robert Schwandl. Retrieved 12 April 2013.

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