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Kinshichō Station

Kinshichō Station (錦糸町駅 Kinshichō-eki?) is a railway station in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Tokyo Metro. The surrounding area is one of largest shopping areas of Sumida Ward, featuring several large department stores, numerous small shops and restaurants.


Kinshichō Station is served by the JR East Sōbu Line (Rapid) and Chūō-Sōbu Line, as well as the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line (Station number Z-13).

Station layout

JR East platforms

1 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka
2 Chūō-Sōbu Line for Shin-Koiwa, Funabashi, Tsudanuma, and Chiba
3 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kamakura
4 Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Chiba, Narita, Ohara, and Kisarazu

Tokyo Metro platforms

1 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Ōtemachi and Shibuya
Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
2 Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line for Oshiage
Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Isesaki Line for Kuki
Tōbu Nikkō Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Sōbu Line (Rapid)
Bakurochō Rapid Shin-Koiwa
Bakurochō Commuter Rapid Funabashi
Chūō-Sobu Line
Ryōgoku Local Kameido
Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line (Z-13)
Sumiyoshi (Z-12) - Oshiage (Z-14)


The station first opened on 9 December 1894.[1] The Hanzōmon Line (originally operated by Eidan, later Tokyo Metro) station opened on 19 March 2003.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2010, the JR East station was used by an average of 99,032 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

  • Kinshi Park
  • Sumida Triphony Hall (concert hall)


External links

  • JR East station information (Japanese)
  • Tokyo Metro station information (Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°41′46″N 139°48′50″E / 35.696°N 139.814°E / 35.696; 139.814

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