JC17 JM33
Nishi-Kokubunji Station

西国分寺駅
JREast-Chuo-main-line-JC17-Nishi-kokubunji-station-platform-20220518-170403.jpg
The Chūō Line platforms in May 2022
General information
Location2 Nishi-Koigakubo, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo 185–0013
Japan
Coordinates35°41′59″N 139°27′57″E / 35.699772°N 139.465717°E / 35.699772; 139.465717Coordinates: 35°41′59″N 139°27′57″E / 35.699772°N 139.465717°E / 35.699772; 139.465717
Operated by
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Line(s)
Distance32.8 km from Tokyo
Platforms4 side platforms
Tracks5
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 April 1973
Passengers
FY201929,577 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Following station
Kunitachi
JC18
towards Ōtsuki
Chūō Line
Rapid
Kokubunji
JC16
towards Tokyo
Kita-Fuchū
JM34
Musashino Shin-Kodaira
JM32
towards Ōmiya
Musashino Line Shin-Kodaira
JM32
Location
Nishi-Kokubunji Station is located in Tokyo
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Location within Tokyo
Nishi-Kokubunji Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Nishi-Kokubunji Station
Nishi-Kokubunji Station (Japan)

Nishi-Kokubunji Station (西国分寺駅, Nishi-Kokubunji-eki) is a junction passenger railway station located in the city of Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Nishi-Kokubunji Station is served by the Chūō Line (Rapid) from Tokyo to Hachiōji, and by the orbital Musashino Line from Fuchūhommachi to Nishi-Funabashi and Tokyo. It is 32.8 kilometers from the terminus of the Chūō Line at Tokyo Station and 3.9 kilometers from the starting point of the Musashino Line at Fuchūhommachi.

Station layout

The Musashino Line platforms in July 2006
The Musashino Line platforms in July 2006

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks at ground level for the Chūō Line (Rapid), and two elevated side platforms at right angles to these serving two tracks for the Musashino Line. A third track lies between these two tracks for use by non-stop freight trains.

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms

1 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Nakano, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
2 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa and Hachiōji
3 JM Musashino Line for Fuchūhommachi
4 JM Musashino Line for Musashi-Urawa, Shim-Matsudo, Nishi-Funabashi, Tokyo, and Kaihimmakuhari

History

The station 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.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 29,577 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 19,674[4]
2005 23,908[5]
2010 26,969[6]
2015 29,123[7]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ "JR East Station Information" (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory – JNR/JR]. Vol. II. Japan: JTB. p. 178. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 September 2020.

Media related to Nishi-Kokubunji Station at Wikimedia Commons