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Higashi Murayama Station

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Operated by  Seibu Railway
Station code  SS21, SK05
Address  Japan
Platforms in use  3
Connections  Bus terminal
Passengers (FY2014)  46,831 daily
Opened  1894
Higashi-Murayama Station
Location  2-3-32 Honchō, Higashimurayama-shi, Tokyo (東京都東村山市本町2-3-32) Japan
Line(s)  Seibu Shinjuku Line Seibu Kokubunji Line Seibu Seibu-en Line
Similar  Kumegawa Station, Seibuen Station, Tokorozawa Station, Yasaka Station, Seibu‑Shinjuku Station

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Higashi-Murayama Station (東村山駅, Higashi-Murayama-eki) is a railway station in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

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Lines

Higashi-Murayama Station is served by the Seibu Shinjuku Line, the Seibu Kokubunji Line, and the Seibu-en Line. It is 26.0 km from the Tokyo terminus of the Seibu Shinjuku Line at Seibu Shinjuku Station and 7.8 kilometers from the terminus of the Seibu Kokubunji Line at Kokubunji Station. All trains including limited express services stop at this station. It is also the terminus station of the Seibu-en Line.

Station layout

Higashi-Murayama Station has two entrances, east and west, with one set of ticket barriers located centrally above the tracks. The platforms are connected by three overhead passageways. The station has three island platforms serving six tracks.

History

The station opened on 21 December 1894.

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Higashi-Murayama Station becoming "SS21" for the Shinjuku Line and "SK05" for the Kokubunji and Seibu-en Lines.

Accidents

On 24 December 2011, at 16:40, the seventh car of an 8-car train forming a service from Seibuen to Seibu Shinjuku derailed as the train approached the station, blocking the line for the rest of the day. None of the approximately 450 passengers on board was injured in the accident.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2014, the station was the 20th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 46,831 passengers daily.The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Surrounding area

To the east of the station is an Ito-Yokado department store, the Central Public Civic Hall, and Higashimurayama Central Post Office as well as Higashimurayama City Hall.

Buses for Tachikawa Station depart from the west side of the station. A bus departs from the east side to make a loop within Higashimurayama. Taxis depart from both sides, also.

References

Higashi-Murayama Station Wikipedia


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