Yotsuya Station

Yotsuya Station

infobox japan station



caption=Marunouchi Line platforms
name=四ツ谷
namerom=Yotsuya
pref=Tokyo
district=
city=Tokyo
ward=Shinjuku
open=1894
close=
presentname=
line=
JR East
Chūō Main Line
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Tokyo Metro
Marunouchi Line
Namboku Line
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nihongo|Yotsuya Station|四ツ谷駅|Yotsuya-eki is a railway station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, located on the boundary between Shinjuku and Chiyoda, adjacent to Sophia University and the State Guest-House, in the Yotsuya neighborhood.

History

Yotsuya opened in 1894 as a station on the Kobu Railway, the forerunner of the Chūō Line which was nationalized in 1906. Although the line was originally single-track, the segment passing through Yotsuya was double-tracked in 1895 and quadruple-tracked in 1929.

The Marunouchi Line station opened in 1959, and the Namboku Line station opened in 1996. (Yotsuya was the southern terminus of the line until the opening of Tameike-Sannō Station in 1997.)

Lines

*Chūō Main Line (JR East)
*Chūō-Sōbu Line (JR East)
*Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (Station number: M-12)
*Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (Station number: N-08)

All four lines at Yotsuya run north-south; however, the Chūō/Chūō-Sōbu Line and Marunouchi Line are mainly east-west lines, and somewhat counterintuitively, while northbound Chūō Line trains are bound for Tokyo and southbound trains are bound for Shinjuku, northbound Marunouchi Line trains are bound for Shinjuku and southbound trains are bound for Tokyo.

tation layout

JR lines

The station has two island platforms with four tracks.
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Tokyo Metro Lines

The station of Marunouchi Line is not an underground station but an elevated station. There are two side platforms serving two tracks.
The Namboku Line station is underground with one island platform serving two tracks.
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Adjacent stations

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JR East

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Tokyo Metro

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