Tsukiji Station

Last updated
H11
Tsukiji Station

築地駅
Tsukiji-station-Exit1.jpg
Exit1, August 2019
Location3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chūō, Tokyo
(東京都中央区築地3-15-1)
Japan
Operated by Tokyo Metro
Line(s)H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
ConnectionsY20 Shintomicho Station
Other information
Station codeH-11
History
Opened1963
Services
Preceding station  Tokyo Metro  Following station
H10
toward  Naka-meguro
Hibiya Line
H12
toward  Kita-Senju

Tsukiji Station (築地駅, Tsukiji-eki) is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line in Tsukiji, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Contents

Lines

Tsukiji Station is served by the Hibiya Line, and is numbered H-11. It is located 10.7 km from the starting point of the line at Kita-Senju. [1]

Station layout

Tsukiji station has a simple side platform arrangement with two tracks. Platform 1 serves southbound trains to Ginza, whilst platform 2 serves northbound trains to Ueno and Kita-Senju.

Access to the station is provided by two sets of entrances and exits, with a total of four points of entry in total. Exits 1 and 2 are on opposite sides of Route 50 at the southern end of the station near the fish market. Exits 3 and 4 are also on opposite sides of the same road but at the northern end of the station.

Platforms

1H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Linefor Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro
2H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Linefor Ueno, Kita-Senju
TS Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TN Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi

History

Tsukiji Station opened on 28 February 1963. [1]

Surrounding area

Tsukiji Hongan-ji 2019 Tsukiji Honganji.jpg
Tsukiji Hongan-ji

The station is located in the Tsukiji neighbourhood of Chūō, Tokyo. Only a few blocks south of the station (about 150 m) lies Tsukiji fish market, the largest seafood market in the world. [2] On the eastern side of the station is the Tsukiji Hongan-ji, a pilgrimage site for Buddhists worldwide.

Related Research Articles

Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Tokyo Metro line

The Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan, owned and operated by Tokyo Metro. The line was named after the Hibiya area in Chiyoda's Yurakucho district, under which it passes. On maps, diagrams and signboards, the line is shown using the color silver, and its stations are given numbers using the letter "H".

Hiroo Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Hiroo Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line in Minato, Tokyo operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. The station is named after the adjacent Hiroo neighborhood in Shibuya ward, though the station is entirely located in Minami-Azabu.

The Naka-Meguro train disaster occurred in Japan on 8 March 2000. Five people were killed and 63 were injured when a derailed TRTA Hibiya Line train was sideswiped by a second train near Naka-Meguro Station.

Ginza Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Ginza Station is a subway station in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It serves the Ginza commercial district, and is the fourth-busiest Tokyo Metro station after Ikebukuro, Ōtemachi, and Kita-senju.

Kita-Senju Station Railway and metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Kita-Senju Station is a railway station in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan. Kita-Senju is the third-busiest station on the Tokyo Metro network, after Ikebukuro and Otemachi. It is the tenth-busiest JR East station.

Asakusa Station (Tokyo Metro, Toei, Tobu) Railway and metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Asakusa Station is a railway station in the Asakusa district of Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tobu Railway, Tokyo Metro, and Toei Subway. It formed one terminus of the original subway line in Tokyo, now the Ginza Line.

Naka-Meguro Station Railway and metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Naka-Meguro Station is a railway station in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by Tokyu Corporation and Tokyo Metro.

Hatchōbori Station (Tokyo) Railway and metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Hatchōbori Station is a railway station in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by both the Tokyo Metro and the East Japan Railway Company.

Ayase Station Railway and metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Ayase Station is a railway station in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company and the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Minami-Senju Station is a railway station in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company, Tokyo Metro, and the Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company. The stations for each of these lines are located in separate buildings, necessitating crossing a road to reach each station's ticket exchange.

Shintomichō Station (Tokyo)

Shintomichō Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metro. Its station number is Y-20.

Tsukijishijō Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Tsukijishijō Station is a subway station in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway. It serves the lower part of the Tsukiji district, including the enormous Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, the Tokyo headquarters of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, and Japan's National Cancer Center.

Higashi-ginza Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Higashi-ginza Station is a subway station on the Toei Asakusa Line, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, and on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Hibiya Line station is subtitled "Kabukiza-mae". The station is located in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its numbers are A-11 and H-10.

Ningyōchō Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Ningyocho Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and the Toei Asakusa Line. It is located in the Ningyocho neighborhood of Nihonbashi, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan.

Kayabachō Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Kayabacho Station is a subway station in the Nihonbashi neighbourhood of Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Kodemmachō Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Kodemmachō Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. It is located in the Kodenmachō neighborhood of Nihonbashi, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its number is H-15.

Naka-Okachimachi Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Naka-Okachimachi Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Iriya Station (Tokyo) Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Iriya Station is a subway station in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metro.

Minowa Station Metro station in Tokyo, Japan

Minowa Station is a subway station in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by Tokyo Metro. It is close to Minowabashi Station on the Tokyo Sakura Tram.

The Tobu Skytree Line is a Japanese railway line operated by the private railway company Tobu Railway, extending from Asakusa Station in Tokyo to Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen Station in Saitama Prefecture. Some trains from the line continue to the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line. Previously named the Tobu Isesaki Line, this section was rebranded the Tobu Skytree Line on 17 March 2012 in conjunction with the opening of the Tokyo Skytree tower.

References

  1. 1 2 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. 215. ISBN   978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. Guide to sightseeing Tokyo Metro Retrieved 18 January 2009

Coordinates: 35°40′05″N139°46′21″E / 35.6681°N 139.7725°E / 35.6681; 139.7725