Takao Station (Tokyo)
The JR side of Takao Station in November 2005
|Platforms||3 island platforms|
Takao Station is served by the JR Chūō Main Line and is the last major station in Tokyo for the westbound Chūō Main Line. Therefore, it is a terminating station for many local and rapid trains on the line. The station is 53.1 kilometers from Tokyo Station. It is also a terminus for Narita Express trains travelling on the line. The station is also served by the Keio Takao Line and is 6.9 kilometers from the terminus of that line at Kitano, and 43.0 kilometers from Shinjuku Station.
JR Takao Station platforms, November 2008
|Location||1201-2 Takao-machi, Hachiōji-shi, Tokyo|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Distance||53.1 km from Tokyo|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
JR East platformsEdit
|1||Chūō Line (Rapid)||for Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo|
|■ Narita Express||for Mitaka, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Narita Airport|
|2-4||Chuo Line (Rapid)||for Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo|
|■ Chūō Main Line||for Ōtsuki, Kōfu, and Kobuchizawa|
The Keio platforms in April 2013
|Location||1227-3 Hatsusawa-machi, Hachiōji-shi, Tokyo|
|Operated by||Keio Corporation|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
The Keio Takao Line is served by a single elevated island platform, serving two tracks.
|Chūō Main Line|
|Chūō Line (Rapid)|
|Hachioji||Commuter Special Rapid||Sagamiko|
|Nishi-Hachioji||Chūō Special Rapid||Sagamiko|
|Keio Takao Line|
|Hazama||Semi Special Express||Takaosanguchi|
- Early morning and late night only
The JR East station opened on 1 August 1901. The Keio station opened on 1 October 1967. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 29,710 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 44th-busiest station operated by JR East. The Keio station was used by an average of 26,743 passengers in fiscal 2011.
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- Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 229. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015.