Nerima Station

Nerima Station

The north entrance in October 2008
Location 1-3-5 Nerima, Nerima, Tokyo
Operated by
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code SI06 (Seibu)
E-35 (Toei)
Opened 15 April 1915
Passengers (Seibu, FY2013, (Toei, FY2012)) 118,601 (Seibu), 35,765 (Toei, boarding only) daily
Nerima Station
Location within Japan

Nerima Station (練馬駅 Nerima-eki) is a railway station in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway and the Tokyo subway operator Toei Subway.


Nerima Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line, Seibu Yurakucho Line, and Seibu Toshima Line, and also by the Toei Oedo Line subway. It is located 6.0 km from the terminus of the Ikebukuro Line at Ikebukuro.[1]

Station layout

Ticket gate

Nerima is an elevated station with two island platforms serving four tracks, with an additional outer track on either side used by passing trains.[2] Elevators and escalators connect the platforms to the ticket entrances, and the station contains a waiting room as well.

The Toei station consists of an underground island platform serving two tracks.[2]



1  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, Hannō (from Seibu Yurakucho Line)
2  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Tokorozawa, Hannō (from Seibu Ikebukuro Line)
 Seibu Toshima Line for Toshimaen
3  Seibu Ikebukuro Line for Ikebukuro
4  Seibu Yurakucho Line for Kotake-mukaihara
Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line for Shin-Kiba
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai


Toei Oedo Line underground platforms, June 2008
1  Toei Oedo Line for Tochōmae, Roppongi, and Daimon
2  Toei Oedo Line for Hikarigaoka

Adjacent stations

Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter express: Does not stop at this station
Ikebukuro   Rapid   Shakujii-kōen
Ikebukuro   Commuter Semi-Express   Ōizumi-gakuen
Ikebukuro   Semi express   Shakujii-kōen
Sakuradai   Local   Nakamurabashi
Seibu Yurakucho Line
Shin-Sakuradai   Rapid express   Through to Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Shin-Sakuradai   Rapid   Through to Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Shin-Sakuradai   Semi express   Through to Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Shin-Sakuradai   Local   Through to Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Seibu Toshima Line
Through to Seibu Ikebukuro Line   Local   Toshimaen
Toei Oedo Line
Shin-egota - Toshimaen


The Seibu station opened on 15 April 1915.[1] The Toei station opened on 10 December 1991.[1]

The original ground-level station was rebuilt as an elevated station in 1997, and at the same time, the number of tracks was increased to six to allow non-stop trains to pass.[2]

From 1998, inter-running of some services commenced to and from the Seibu Yurakucho Line.[2]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Nerima Station becoming "SI06".[3]

Through-running to and from Yokohama and Motomachi-Chukagai via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.[4]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the station was the fourth busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 118,601 passengers daily.[5] In fiscal 2012, the Toei station was used by an average of 35,765 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[6] The passenger figures for the Seibu station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 70,403[1]
2009 100,760[7]
2010 109,231[7]
2011 109,306[8]
2012 113,851[5]
2013 118,601[5]

Cultural references

The station and other parts of the Toei Ōedo Line are referenced in the Digimon Adventure franchise.[9][10][11]

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 201-213. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Kawashima, Ryozo (March 2011). 日本の鉄道 中部ライン 全線・全駅・全配線 第12巻 東京都心北部 [Railways of Japan – Chubu Line – Lines/Stations/Track plans – Vol 12 Northern Central Tokyo]. Japan: Kodansha. p. 31/63. ISBN 978-4-06-270072-6.
  3. 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  4. 東急東横線・メトロ副都心線相互直通、16日スタート [Tokyu Toyoko Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line inter-running to start on 16 March]. (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  5. 1 2 3 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  6. 地下鉄関連情報 [Information in relation to the subway] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  7. 1 2 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  8. 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  9. "Odaiba Memorial - Shinjuku". Retrieved 2015-12-15.
  10. "Odaiba Memorial - Juunigou-sen". Retrieved 2015-12-15.
  11. "Odaiba Memorial - Hikarigaoka". Retrieved 2015-12-15.
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