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Fuchūhommachi Station

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JN20 JM35
Fuchūhommachi Station

府中本町駅
Fuchūhommachi Station forecourt in January 2014
Location1-29 Hommachi, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo 183-0027
Japan
Coordinates35°39′58″N 139°28′38″E / 35.6662055556°N 139.477202778°E / 35.6662055556; 139.477202778Coordinates: 35°39′58″N 139°28′38″E / 35.6662055556°N 139.477202778°E / 35.6662055556; 139.477202778
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)
Distance27.9 km from Kawasaki
Platforms1 island + 2 side platforms
Tracks6
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened11 December 1928
Passengers
FY201917,126 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Bubaigawara
JN21
towards Tachikawa
Nambu Line
  Rapid
Inagi-Naganuma
JN18
towards Kawasaki
Nambu Line
Local
Minami-Tama
JN19
towards Kawasaki
Terminus Musashino Kita-Fuchū
JM33
towards Ōmiya
Musashino Line Kita-Fuchū
JM33
Location
Fuchūhommachi Station
Fuchūhommachi Station
Location within Tokyo
Fuchūhommachi Station
Fuchūhommachi Station
Fuchūhommachi Station (Japan)

Fuchūhommachi Station (府中本町駅, Fuchū-Honmachi-eki) is a junction passenger railway station located in the city of Fuchū, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Lines

Fuchūhommachi Station forms the western terminus of the orbital Musashino Line from Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo, and is also served by the Nambu Line from Kawasaki to Tachikawa. It is located 22.8 kilometers from Tsurumi Station on the Musashino Line and 27.9 kilometers from Kawasaki Station on the Nambu Line.

Station layout

Track diagram for Fuchūhommachi Station
Track diagram for Fuchūhommachi Station

The station consists of a central island platform serving two terminating tracks for the Musashino Line, with two side platforms on either side serving the Nambu Line tracks. Through tracks are used by freight trains continuing to and from Tsurumi on the freight-only Musashino South Line.[2]

The station building is elevated and is located above the tracks and platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[3]

Platforms

1 JN Nambu Line for Noborito, Musashi-Kosugi, and Kawasaki
2 JM Musashino Line Alighting passengers only
3 JM Musashino Line for Nishi-Kokubunji, Shim-Matsudo, and Nishi-Funabashi
4 JN Nambu Line for Bubaigawara and Tachikawa
  • View from Nambu Line platform 1 with the Musashino Line stabling sidings visible above, July 2006
    View from Nambu Line platform 1 with the Musashino Line stabling sidings visible above, July 2006
  • View of the southbound Nambu Line platform 1 from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
    View of the southbound Nambu Line platform 1 from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
  • View looking south from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
    View looking south from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
  • Musashino Line platforms 2 (right) and 3 (left), November 2012
    Musashino Line platforms 2 (right) and 3 (left), November 2012
  • View of the northbound Nambu Line platform 4 from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
    View of the northbound Nambu Line platform 4 from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
  • View looking north from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012
    View looking north from the Musashino Line platforms, November 2012

History

The station opened on 11 December 1928.[4] The Musashino Line platforms opened on 1 April 1973.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[4]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average 17,126 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[5] The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 17,300[6]
2005 16,965[7]
2010 16,686[8]
2015 17,209[9]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ "JR East Railway Major Route: Metropolitan Area" (PDF). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 December 2004. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryozo (May 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第2巻 三鷹駅―八王子エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 2 Mitaka Station - Hachioji Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 14/50. ISBN 978-4-06-270062-7.
  3. ^ 各駅情報(府中本町駅) [Station Information (Fuchūhommachi Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 68. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2020年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2020)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 28 October 2007. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 16 June 2006. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  9. ^ 東京都統計年鑑 平成27年 9 運輸及び通信 [Tokyo Metropolitan Government statistics (fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 26 March 2021.

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