Tachikawa Station

JR Higashi- Nihon:

Tama Toshi Monorail:

  • Tama Monorail


The Tachikawa Station (Japanese立 川 駅, Tachikawa -eki ) is located in the city of Tachikawa in Tokyo Prefecture. As a connection point of the Nambu line to the southeast and the Ōme line to the northwest on the running east -west direction Chūō Main Line is a major interchange station of JR Higashi- Nihon (JR East). To the north and south of the station are the stations Tachikawa - Kita ( north ) and Minami ( South) of the monorail Tama.

In 2007, a daily average of 156 143 persons took advantage of the JR lines at this station.


The station was opened as the terminus of a line from Shinjuku from the Kobu tetsudō in April 1889. In the same year it was extended to Hachioji, Tachikawa was a through station. 1894 opened the Ōme tetsudō a route to Ōme. With the nationalization of the Kobu tetsudō 1906, the station became part of the Chūō Main Line. 1929 extended the Nambu tetsudō their way between Kawasaki and Bubaigawara to Tachikawa. With the nationalization of 1944, she was named the Nambu Line, a 1940 unfinished extension for freight as Nishi- Tachikawa was decommissioned there.

When splitting and privatization of the state railway 1987, the station fell to the JR Higashi- Nihon. Opened in 1998, the railway station in Tachikawa - Kita monorail, two years later, the station Tachikawa - Minami was opened after removal of the line.

Design and tracks

The JR station has eight tracks, which are used by four island platforms from. It is built in the most common form railway station, the transit station.

The two crossing stations of the monorail that crosses the JR tracks on the west side of the station, consisting of two outer platforms.

Adjacent stations

Aside from the following local trains of JR Tachikawa is also served by frequent express trains Super Azusa, Azusa, Kaiji and Narita Express.