Nakano-sakaue Station

Nakano-sakaue Station

Entrance A1, March 2011
Location Nakano, Tokyo
Operated by Tokyo Metro, Toei Subway
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code M-06, E-30
Opened 1961

Nakano-sakaue Station (中野坂上駅 Nakano-sakaue-eki) is a subway station in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan, jointly operated by the two Tokyo subway operators Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway.


Nakano-sakaue Station is served by the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line from Ogikubo to Ikebukuro, and by the Toei Oedo Line. It is 18.5 km from the eastern terminus of the Line at Ikebukuro, and also forms the starting point of the 3.2 km branch of the Marunouchi Line to Honancho.[1] The station is numbered M-06 on the Marunouchi Line, and E-30 on the Oedo Line.

Station layout

Tokyo Metro platforms

The Tokyo Metro station has two island platforms serving three tracks on the second basement (B2F) level.

1  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ogikubo
2  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (branch line) for Hōnanchō
3  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku, Ginza, Ōtemachi, and Ikebukuro

During the off-peak, platform 2 is used by 3-car branch line trains shuttling between Nakano-Sakue and Honancho. During the peak hours, some through trains to Nakano-fujimichō on the branch line use platform 1, and some through trains from Nakano-fujimichō to Ikebukuro use platform 2.

Toei platforms

The Toei station has one island platform serving two tracks on the fourth basement (B4F) level.

1  Toei Oedo Line for Tochōmae, Roppongi, and Daimon
2  Toei Oedo Line for Nerima and Hikarigaoka

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-06/m-06)
Shin-nakano (M-05) Main Line Nishi-Shinjuku (M-07)
Nakano-Shimbashi (m-05) Hōnanchō Branch Line Terminus
Toei Oedo Line (E-30)
Nishi-shinjuku-gochōme (E-29) - Higashi-nakano (E-31)


Nakano-sakaue Station in June 1977

The Tokyo Metro (formerly TRTA) station opened on 8 February 1961.[2] The Toei station opened on 19 December 1997.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 61,969 passengers daily,[2] and the Toei station was used by an average of 33,011 passengers daily (alighting passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area


  1. Kawashima, Ryozo (April 2010). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第1巻 東京駅―三鷹エリア [Railways of Japan - Chubu Line - Lines/Stations/Track plans - Vol 1 Tokyo Station - Mitaka Area]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 76. ISBN 978-4-06-270061-0.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 214–218. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
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Coordinates: 35°41′49″N 139°40′58″E / 35.696985°N 139.682804°E / 35.696985; 139.682804

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