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Higashi Koganei Station

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Operated by  JR East
Distance  27.4 km from Tokyo
Address  Japan
Platforms in use  1
Line(s)  ■ Chuo Line (Rapid)
Passengers (FY2014)  29,088 daily
Opened  10 September 1964
Tracks  3
Higashi-Koganei Station
Location  5-1-1 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo Japan
Similar  Musashi‑Koganei Station, Musashi‑Sakai Station, Shin‑Koganei Station, Nishi‑Kokubunji Station, Koganei Park

Higashi-Koganei Station (東小金井駅, Higashi-Koganei-eki) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line, in Koganei, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).



Higashi-Koganei Station is served by the Chuo Line (Rapid) Service. It is 27.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo.

Station layout

The station has one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform serving three tracks, with the station building located underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


The station opened on September 10, 1964. Freight operations from the station began from April 1965, and continued until 1984. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.


In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 29,088 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding area

  • Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Hosei University
  • Asia University
  • International Christian University
  • Japan Lutheran College
  • Tokyo Union Theological Seminary
  • Tokyo University of Electro-Communications
  • Studio Ghibli (animation company)
  • Gainax (animation company)
  • Feel (animation company)
  • Koganei Park
  • Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
  • References

    Higashi-Koganei Station Wikipedia

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