Iidabashi Station


  • Chūō - sobu - line

Tōkyō Metro

  • Namboku line
  • Tozai Line
  • Yurakucho Line


  • Oedo Line


The Iidabashi Station (Japanese饭 田 桥 駅, Iidabashi -eki ) is located in Chiyoda in Tokyo Prefecture, Japan. The railway station is an important railway junction in the center of Tokyo. Here cross a railway as well as four subway lines of different companies. It hit Chūō - sobu line, Oedo Line (E -06), Namboku line (N -10), Tozai Line (T -06 ) and Yurakucho line (Y -13) here to each other.


The original station was opened by the private Kinoe Railway on 1 October 1894 and was the terminus of the line from Shinjuku Coming. The station was then called Ushigome (牛 込 駅, -eki Ushigome ). In 1909, the largest private railway companies were nationalized on October 1 and the station went into the possession of the Japanese National Railways. During the Great Kantō earthquake, the original station was destroyed and rebuilt elsewhere, the inauguration took place on 15 November 1928. At the same time renaming Ushigome took place after Iidabashi. On April 1, 1987, the station goes into the possession of the products resulting from the privatization of the state railway JR Higashi- Nihon.

On December 23, 1964, the station of the Tōkyō Metro is opened for the Tozai Line, followed by the Yurakucho Line on 30 October 1974. Recently followed on 26 March 1996, the Namboku line of Tōkyō Metro. The Toei subway opened, finally, as the last of their station on 12 December 2000 for the Oedo Line.

Design and tracks

The railway stations of all three companies are respectively applied as a transit stations. The JR Higashi- Nihon has built their station in high position, the two subway companies according underground stations.

JR Higashi- Nihon

The JR Higashi- Nihon station is designed as a through station in high position. He has that are serviced by a single central platform from a total of two platform tracks. Only served line is the Chūō - sobu line.

Toei Subway

Metro Station of Oedo Line is located north of the JR train station in the ground below the intersecting streets here. It is built as a through station and has two platform tracks which use a single central platform. Due to structural separations no direct transfer to the other lines is possible, but there are tunnels connecting to all lines with renewed access control.

Tōkyō Metro

The base station of the Tōkyō Metro is designed as a through station. The platforms of the Namboku and Yurakucho line running parallel west to the JR tracks. The tracks of the Tozai line located at a 90 ° angle to the east of JR station platforms. The station has a total of six platform tracks split on the two sides ( Tozai Line ) and two central platforms ( Namboku and Yurakucho Line). Due to the structural separation, a transfer without a new access control is only possible between the Namboku and Yurakucho line, there are, however, subterranean entrances to all other lines.


The station is served by a total of five lines of three companies. These are firstly the Chūō - sobu Line of JR Higashi- Nihon, the Oedo Line Toei The colors used in the table below correspond to the contracts awarded by the respective company color code of the line.


Near the train station Hosei University is located.


In the table below you will find the average daily ridership of the individual companies, these are as far as broken allow the given sources.

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