Uguisudani Station

Coordinates: 35°43′19″N 139°46′40″E / 35.722066°N 139.777851°E / 35.722066; 139.777851


South entrance, November 2014
Location 1 Negishi, Taitō, Tokyo
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Opened 1912

Uguisudani Station (鶯谷駅 Uguisudani-eki) is a railway station in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The name relates to a valley where formerly many Japanese bush warblers (uguisu) were found.[1]


Uguisudani Station is served by the Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines.

Station layout

The station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks.


1  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Akabane, Urawa, and Omiya
2  Yamanote Line for Ikebukuro and Shinjuku
3  Yamanote Line for Ueno and Tokyo
4  Keihin-Tohoku Line for Tokyo, Shinagawa, and Yokohama

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Yamanote Line
Ueno - Nippori
Keihin-Tohoku Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ueno   Local   Nippori


The station opened on July 11, 1912.[1]

Chest-high platform edge doors were installed on the Yamanote Line platforms (platforms 2 and 3) in September 2014, with operation commencing on 18 October 2014.[2]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. 1 2 "JR東日本:各駅情報(鶯谷駅)" (in Japanese). Retrieved 25 October 2007.
  2. 鶯谷駅に可動式ホーム柵が設置される [Platform edge doors installed at Uguisudani Station]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
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