Coordinates: 35°43′19″N 139°46′40″E / 35.722066°N 139.777851°E / 35.722066; 139.777851

JY06 JK31
Uguisudani Station

鶯谷駅
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The south entrance of Uguisudani Station in November 2014
General information
Location1 Negishi, Taitō-ku, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Line(s)
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
History
Opened11 July 1912
Services
Preceding station
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JR East
Following station
Nippori
NPRJY07
Next counter-clockwise
Yamanote Line Ueno
UENJY05
Next clockwise
Nippori
NPRJK30
towards Ōmiya
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
Local
Ueno
UENJK30
towards Yokohama
Location
Uguisudani Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Uguisudani Station
Uguisudani Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Uguisudani Station is located in Tokyo
Uguisudani Station
Uguisudani Station
Uguisudani Station (Tokyo)
Uguisudani Station is located in Japan
Uguisudani Station
Uguisudani Station
Uguisudani Station (Japan)

Uguisudani Station (鶯谷駅, Uguisudani-eki) is a railway station in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The name relates to a valley where formerly many Japanese bush warblers (uguisu) were found.[1]

Lines

Uguisudani Station is served by the Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines.

Station layout

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms

1 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Akabane, Urawa, and Omiya
2 JY Yamanote Line for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
3 JY Yamanote Line for Ueno and Tokyo
4 JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line for Tokyo, Shinagawa, and Yokohama

History

The station opened on July 11, 1912.[1]

Chest-high platform edge doors were installed on the Yamanote Line platforms (platforms 2 and 3) in September 2014, with operation commencing on 18 October 2014.[2]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "JR東日本:各駅情報(鶯谷駅)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 25 October 2007.
  2. ^ 鶯谷駅に可動式ホーム柵が設置される [Platform edge doors installed at Uguisudani Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.