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Nippori Station

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NPRJY07JK32 JJ02 KS02 NT01
Nippori Station

日暮里駅
Elevated view of Nippori station in September 2009
Location2 Nishi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Station code
  • NPR (JR East)
  • JJ02 (Jōban Line (Rapid))
  • JK32 (Keihin-Tōhoku Line)
  • JY07 (Yamanote Line)
  • KS02 (Keisei Line)
  • NT01 (Nippori-Toneri Liner)
History
Opened1905
Passengers
JR East, FY2013102,817 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Nishi-Nippori
JY08
Next counter-clockwise
Yamanote Line Uguisudani
JY06
Next clockwise
Nishi-Nippori
JK33
towards Ōmiya
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
Local
Uguisudani
JK31
towards Yokohama
Ueno
UENJJ01
towards Shinagawa
Tokiwa
(limited service)
Kashiwa
JJ07
towards Takahagi
Jōban Line
  Special Rapid
Kita-Senju
JJ05
towards Tsuchiura
Ueno
UENJJ01
towards Shinagawa
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Mikawashima
JJ03
towards Sendai
Jōban Line
Rapid
Mikawashima
JJ03
towards Toride
Commuter services
KS NT
Preceding station
Keisei
Following station
Keisei Ueno
KS01
Terminus
Skyliner Narita Airport Terminal 2·3
KS41
Morningliner
Eveningliner
Aoto
KS09
Main Line
"Rapid" Limited Express
Main Line
Access Express
Aoto
KS09
Main Line
Limited Express
Commuter Express
Aoto
KS09
Main Line
Rapid
Senjuōhashi
KS05
Main Line
Local
Shim-Mikawashima
KS03
Preceding station PrefSymbol-Tokyo.svg Toei Following station
Nishi-Nippori
NT02
Nippori-Toneri Liner Terminus
Former services
Preceding station
Keisei
Following station
Hakubutsukan-Dōbutsuen
Closed 1997
towards Keisei Ueno
Main Line
Local
Shim-Mikawashima
Location
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Nippori Station (Tokyo)
Nippori Station
Nippori Station
Nippori Station (Japan)

Nippori Station (日暮里駅, Nippori-eki) is a major railway interchange station in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan.

Lines

The station is an intersection of JR and Keisei systems. Although Keisei Ueno Station, the terminal of Keisei, is also located adjacent to JR East's Ueno Station, Nippori Station provides easier transfer.

Platforms

Keisei platforms

Keisei elevated platform in March 2019
Keisei elevated platform in March 2019

A new elevated platform serving outbound Keisei trains opened to traffic on October 3, 2009. The new elevated line has two side platforms serving a single track. One platform is for Skyliner, Cityliner, and Eveningliner boarding, while the other platform is for regular commuter trains. Ueno-bound trains continue to discharge on the original platform on the lower level.


0 KS Keisei Main Line for Keisei Ueno
1 KS Keisei Main Line for Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1) via KS Narita Sky Access Line (Skyliner trains)
for Keisei Funabashi, Keisei Narita and Narita Airport via KS Keisei Main Line (Eveningliner trains)
2 KS Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Shin-Kamagaya and Narita Airport via KS Narita Sky Access Line (Access Express trains)
for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi, Keisei Narita and Narita Airport via KS Keisei Main Line (Local, Rapid, Commuter Express and Limited Express trains)

JR platforms

There are no platforms for tracks 5 to 8, which are for non-stop Takasaki Line and Utsunomiya Line trains.

3 JJ Jōban Line (Rapid) for Ueno
JU Ueno-Tokyo Line for Tokyo and Shinagawa
4 for Kita-Senju, Toride, Tsuchiura and Narita
9 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Tokyo, Shinagawa and Yokohama
10 JY Yamanote Line (clockwise) for Ueno and Tokyo
11 JY Yamanote Line (anti-clockwise) for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
12 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tabata, Akabane and Ōmiya

Nippori-Toneri platforms

The Nippori-Toneri Liner station is elevated and consists of a single island platform serving two tracks.

History

The JR station first opened on April 1, 1905.[1] The Keisei station opened on December 19, 1931.[2]

A new elevated platform for Keisei services opened on October 3, 2009.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 102,817 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 37th-busiest station operated by JR East.[3] In fiscal 2013, the Keisei station was used by an average of 96,428 passengers per day (exiting and entering passengers), making it the third-busiest station operated by Keisei.[4] Over the same fiscal year, the Toei station was used by an average of 20,421 per day (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station on the Nippori-Toneri Liner.[5] The daily average passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for the JR East station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 77,469[6]
2005 78,921[7]
2010 96,633[8]
2011 96,747[9]
2012 99,875[10]
2013 102,817[3]

Surrounding area

  • Yanaka Cemetery
  • Yanaka-Ginza Shopping District
  • Yūyake-dandan Stairs
  • Fujimizaka Hill
  • Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East

Connecting bus services

Toei Bus operates local bus services from the following Nippori Station bus stops.

Stop No. Japanese Reading For
1[11] 里22 Sato 22 Kameido Station
2[11] 都08 To 08 Kinshichō Station
3[11] 里48 Sato 48 Minumadai-shinsuikoen Station
里48-2 Sato 48-2 Kaga Danchi

See also

References

  1. ^ "JR East station information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 3 May 2011.
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 203. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2001-05-06. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  4. ^ 駅別乗降人員 [Passenger statistics for each station] (in Japanese). Keisei Electric Railway. Archived from the original on 2015-03-14. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [Passenger statistics for each station] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Archived from the original on 2014-10-04. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  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 2014-10-09. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  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 2014-10-09. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  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 2014-10-06. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  10. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  11. ^ a b c 日暮里駅バスのりば 東京都交通局 [Nippori Station bus stops] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 7 July 2018.

Coordinates: 35°43′39″N 139°46′15″E / 35.727588°N 139.770781°E / 35.727588; 139.770781

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