Toyosu Station

Toyosu Station (豊洲駅, Toyosu-eki) is a railway station in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metro and Yurikamome.

Toyosu Station

豊洲駅
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Exit 7 of the Tokyo Metro station in September 2011, with the end of the elevated Yurikamome tracks just visible
LocationToyosu, Kōtō-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus terminal
History
Opened8 June 1988
Location
Toyosu Station is located in Tokyo
Toyosu Station
Toyosu Station
Location within Tokyo
Toyosu Station is located in Japan
Toyosu Station
Toyosu Station
Toyosu Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Toyosu Station is served by the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line subway and the Yurikamome.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of an underground metro station (numbered Y-22) on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, and an elevated station forming the eastern terminus of the Yurikamome Line (station number U-16).

Tokyo MetroEdit

Y22
Toyosu Station

豊洲駅
Tokyo Metro station
 
Platform 3 in 2016
Location4-1-1 Toyosu, Kōtō-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by  Tokyo Metro
Line(s)  Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line
Distance25.1 from Wakōshi
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Station codeY-22
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened8 June 1988
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012)160,196 daily
Services
Preceding station   Tokyo Metro   Following station
Y18
toward Tokorozawa
S-Train
(weekdays)
Terminus
Y21
toward Wakoshi
Yurakucho Line
Local
Y23
toward Shin-kiba

PlatformsEdit

The subway station has two island platforms located on the third basement ("B3F") level, serving four tracks. The two centre tracks were completed on 1 March 2013, for use by terminating services from the start of the revised timetable on 16 March 2013.[1] Following the timetable revision on 15 October 2019 however, tracks 2 and 3 were shut down and subsequently covered up as a measure to alleviate congestion during the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics.[2]


1 Y Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-kiba
2/3 Y Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line Services suspended as of spring 2020
4 Y Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Ikebukuro and Wakōshi
TJ Tobu Tojo Line for Shinrinkōen
  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Hannō

YurikamomeEdit

 
Toyosu Station

豊洲駅
Yurikamome station
 
The Yurikamome station in 2006
LocationToyosu, Kōtō-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated byYurikamome, Inc.
Line(s)  Yurikamome
Distance14.7 km from Shimbashi
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeU-16
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened27 March 2006
Services
Preceding station   Yurikamome   Following station
toward Shimbashi
New Transit YurikamomeTerminus

PlatformsEdit

The station consists of a single elevated island platform serving two terminating tracks.

1,2   Yurikamome for Shijō-mae, Tokyo Big Sight, Daiba and Shimbashi

HistoryEdit

The subway station opened on 8 June 1988 when the Yurakucho Line was extended from Shintomichō to Shin-kiba.[3] The Yurikamome station opened on 27 March 2006 when the line was extended from Ariake.[3]

The Tokyo Metro station platforms were renumbered 1 to 4 from 1 March 2013 following completion of the two centre tracks for use by terminating trains.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2012, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 160,196 passengers daily.[4] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2010 138,876[5]
2011 154,214[6]
2012 160,196[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

Toyosu has gained popularity due to the increase in high-rise apartments, such as Park City Toyosu, The Toyosu Tower, City Towers Toyosu, and the large shopping mall known as Lalaport Toyosu.

Other places of note in the vicinity include the following.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 有楽町線豊洲駅で中線の入線試運転 [Test running starts on centre tracks at Toyosu Station on the Yurakucho Line]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  2. ^ "豊洲駅、ホームの拡張工事を実施へ!東京2020に向けて2番線・3番線の上を歩行可能に". toyosu.tokyo.
  3. ^ 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. 216–220. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗降人員ランキング 2012年度 [Station passenger figures (fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング 2010年度 [Station passenger figures (fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング 2011年度 [Station passenger figures (fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2013.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 35°39′18″N 139°47′46″E / 35.654995°N 139.796079°E / 35.654995; 139.796079