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Akabane-iwabuchi Station

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N19 SR19
Akabane-iwabuchi Station

A station entrance in May 2010
Location1-52-8 Akabane, Kita-ku, Tokyo
Coordinates35°47′0″N 139°43′20″E / 35.78333°N 139.72222°E / 35.78333; 139.72222Coordinates: 35°47′0″N 139°43′20″E / 35.78333°N 139.72222°E / 35.78333; 139.72222
Operated by
Platforms1 island platform
Structure typeUnderground
Other information
Station codeN-19 (Tokyo Metro)
SR19 (Saitama Railway Corporation)
Opened29 November 1991
Preceding station Tokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro Following station
towards Meguro
Namboku Line through to Saitama Railway Line
Preceding station Saitama Railway Following station
through to Namboku Line Saitama Railway Line Kawaguchi-motogō
towards Urawa-Misono
Akabane-iwabuchi Station
Akabane-iwabuchi Station
Location within Saitama Prefecture
Akabane-iwabuchi Station
Akabane-iwabuchi Station
Akabane-iwabuchi Station (Japan)

Akabane-iwabuchi Station (赤羽岩淵駅, Akabane-iwabuchi-eki) is a subway station in Kita, Tokyo, Japan, operated jointly by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro and the third-sector railway operator Saitama Railway Corporation.


Akabane-iwabuchi Station is the northern terminus of the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, with most services continuing northward on the Saitama Rapid Railway Line to Urawa-Misono. The station is numbered "N-19" on the Tokyo Metro network.

Station layout

The station concourse with ticket vending machines and barriers is located on the 2nd basement ("B2F") level, and the tracks are located on the 3rd basement ("B3F") level.


The station has one island platform serving two tracks. The platforms are equipped with full-height platform screen doors.

1 SR Saitama Rapid Railway Line for Hatogaya,Higashi-Kawaguchi, and Urawa-Misono
2 N Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Ōji, Shirokane-takanawa, and Meguro
MG Tokyu Meguro Line for Hiyoshi

Facilities and accessibility

The station concourse and platforms have elevator access. Universal access toilets are available on the 2nd basement level.

  • The ticket barriers in October 2005
    The ticket barriers in October 2005
  • The platforms in 2017
    The platforms in 2017


Akabane-Iwabuchi Station opened on the TRTA (present-day Tokyo Metro) Namboku Line on 29 November 1991.[1] The Saitama Rapid Railway Line extending northward from the station opened on 28 March 2001.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 72,807 Tokyo Metro passengers daily and 34,395 Saitama Rapid Railway Line (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area

The Arakawa River
The Arakawa River

See also


  1. ^ a b c 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. 216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
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