Hachiōji Station

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JC22 JH32
Hachiōji Station

八王子駅
Hachioji Station North 2014.jpg
Hachiōji Station north side, April 2014
Location 1 Asahichō, Hachiōji-shi, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Platforms 3 island platforms
History
Opened 11 August 1889
Traffic
Passengers (FY2014) 84,739 daily
Platform of Hachiōji Station

Hachiōji Station (八王子駅, Hachiōji-eki) is a railway station in the city of Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It opened on August 11, 1889.[1]

Lines[edit]

The Chūō Main Line passes through Hachiōji Station, which is 47.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station. The Yokohama Line (to Higashi-Kanagawa) and Hachikō Line (to Komagawa) terminate here. The station is also served by some Sagami Line trains via the Yokohama Line, although the Sagami Line itself does not actually reach Hachiōji.

Keiō Hachiōji Station on the Keio Line is located about 400 metres northeast from here.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of three island platforms serving four tracks with the platforms connected the elevated station building. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Hachiko Line/Kawagoe Line for Haijima, Komagawa, and Kawagoe
2 JC Chūō Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Shinjuku, and Tokyo
3    (Used by some up Chuo Line services starting at this station)
4 JC Chūō Main Line for Takao, Kōfu, and Matsumoto
5-6 JH Yokohama Line for Hashimoto, Machida, Higashi-Kanagawa, Sakuragichō and Ōfuna
Sagami Line for Hashimoto, Ebina, and Chigasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō Line (Rapid) JC22
Tachikawa JC19   Chūō Liner   Takao JC24
Tachikawa JC19   Commuter Special Rapid   Takao JC24
Toyoda JC21   Chūō Special Rapid   Nishi-Hachiōji JC23
Toyoda JC21   Commuter Rapid   Nishi-Hachiōji JC23
Toyoda JC21   Musashino Line Musashino   Terminus
Toyoda JC21   Rapid   Nishi-Hachiōji JC23
Toyoda JC21   Local[Note 1]   Nishi-Hachiōji JC23
Chūō Main Line JC22
Tachikawa JC19   Azusa, Super Azusa   Ōtsuki
Kōfu
Tachikawa JC19   Kaiji   Ōtsuki
Tachikawa JC19   Narita Express   Takao JC24
Toyoda JC21 Local Nishi-Hachiōji JC23
Yokohama Line JH32
Katakura JH31   Rapid   Terminus
Katakura JH31   Local   Terminus
Hachikō Line
Terminus Local Kita-Hachiōji
  1. ^ Early morning and late night only

History[edit]

Hachiōji Station opened on 11 August 1889.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 84,739 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the fiftieth-busiest station operated by JR East.[3]

The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 80,697[4]
2005 80,755[5]
2010 80,219[6]
2011 81,474[7]
2012 82,521[8]
2013 85,191[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East Hachiōji Station information Retrieved on 21 August 2008.(in Japanese)
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 53. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 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 24 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 24 September 2014. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°39′20″N 139°20′20″E / 35.65556°N 139.33889°E / 35.65556; 139.33889