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Akihabara Station (JR East)


Status:finished
Name in kanji:秋葉原
Name in hiragana:あきはばら
Location:Japan, Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku, Chiyoda
Closed for freight:1974-02-01

Trainlines
JR EastChuo-Sobu Line1890-11-01
JR EastKeihin-Tohoku Line
JR EastYamanote Line1925-11-01
Tokyo MetroHibiya Line1962-03-31

History
1890-11-01openedOpened as a freight station
1906-11-01otherNationalisation
1925-11-01newlineElevated line between Ueno and Tokyo is opened on the Tohoku line for passengers.
1928-04-01finishconstructFinished construction on first phase of west elevated freight station.
1932-07-01finishconstructSecond phase of elevated freight station. Ground freight track to Ueno demolished. Connection to Ochanomizu.
1945-03-11otherBombed during World War 2
1951-11-01otherAkihabara Department Store opened
1962-05-31newlineHibiya Line station opened
1974-02-01closedfreight
1975-02-01otherEnded freight service
2001-11-18openedStart of Suica IC Card
2005-08-17refurbishedOpening new central entrance
2005-08-24newlineTsukuba Express station opened
2006-12-13otherAkihabara Department Store closed
2010-11-19otherNew Atré department store opened

Average daily passengers
1999137904
2000137736
2001137045
2002145157
2003142517
2004141963
2005171166
2006200025
2007217237
2008224084
2009224608
2010226646
2011230689
2012234187

Main platforms
1Keihin-Tohoku Line (towards Okachimachi)
2Yamanote Line (towards Okachimachi)
3Yamanote Line (towards Kanda)
4Keihin-Tohoku Line (towards Kanda)
Upper platforms
5Chuo-Sobu Line (towards Ochanomizu)
6Chuo-Sobu Line (towards Asakusabashi)
Tokyo Metro
1Hibiya Line (towards Ginza, Kasumigaseki, Naka-meguro)
2Hibiya Line (towards Ueno, Kita-Senju, Kuki)

Photos

2007-05-05 19:12:00

2007-05-17 23:39:00

2006-10-29 20:00:00

2007-05-05 19:11:00










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