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Coordinates: 35°37′41″N 139°44′21″E / 35.628157°N 139.739099°E / 35.628157; 139.739099

Shinagawa Station
品川駅
Shinagawa Station 20070504-02.jpg
Exterior of Shinagawa Station
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Minato
Neighborhood etc. 3-chome, Takanawa
Postal Code 108-0074
(in Japanese) 東京都港区高輪3丁目
History
Opened 1872 (JR)
1924 (Keikyū)
Rail services
Operator(s) East Japan Railway Company
Central Japan Railway Company
Keihin Electric Express Railway
Line(s)
JR East
Tōkaidō Line
Yokosuka Line
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Yamanote Line
JR Central
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Keikyū
Main Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Shinagawa Station (品川駅 shinagawa-eki ?) is the first major station south of Tokyo Station and is a major interchange for trains operated by JR East, JR Central and Keikyū. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen and other trains to the Miura Peninsula, Izu Peninsula and the Tōkai region of Honshū pass through here. It is known as the southern gateway to Tokyo. Despite its name, it is not located in Shinagawa Ward but just to the north in Minato Ward.

This station is just south of a large yard complex consisting of Shinagawa Carriage Sidings, Shinagawa Locomotive Depot, and Tamachi Depot.

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Lines

Shinagawa is served by the following lines:

Shinagawa is also the planned terminal for JR Central's Chūō Shinkansen Maglev train, which is scheduled to begin service to Nagoya in the year 2025.

Station layout

The Keikyū line platforms are on the western side of the station at a higher level than the JR platforms. Some Keikyū line trains terminate at Shinagawa while others continue on to join the Toei Asakusa line at Sengakuji.

Keikyū platforms

1 Keikyū Main Line Keikyū KawasakiYokohamaKami-ŌokaKanazawa-BunkoYokosuka-ChūōHorinouchiUraga ・ (Kurihama Line) Misakiguchi
Keikyū Airport Line Otorii ・ Haneda Airport
2 Keikyū Main Line Sengakuji ・ (Toei Asakusa Line) ShimbashiNihombashiAsakusa ・ (Keisei Main Line) Narita Airport ・ (Hokusō Railway) Chiba New Town
3 Keikyū Main Line ・ Keikyū Wing Kami-ŌokaYokosuka-ChūōKeikyū KurihamaMisakiguchi ・ (Morning Rush Hour stops include) Kita-Shinagawa ・ Samezu

The main JR station concourse is situated above the platforms running east-west across the breadth of the station. A freely traversable walkway, providing a valuable pedestrian link between divides the restricted station areas into two sections. The southerly section contains a number of shops and market-style stalls which form the "e-cute" station complex.

JR platforms

1 Yamanote Line TokyoUenoTabata
2 Yamanote Line ShibuyaShinjukuIkebukuro
3 Keihin-Tōhoku Line TokyoUenoAkabaneŌmiya
4 Keihin-Tōhoku Line KamataTsurumiSakuragichoIsogoŌfuna
5・6 Tōkaidō Main Line ShimbashiTokyo
7~10 Special Platforms These platforms are reserved for special trains and services
11・12 Tōkaidō Line KawasakiYokohamaŌfunaOdawaraAtamiItō Line
13 Yokosuka LineSōbu Line (Rapid) KinshichōFunabashiChibaNarita Airport
Limited Express "Narita Express" Narita Airport
14 Yokosuka Line Nishi-ŌiShin-KawasakiKamakuraYokosukaKurihama
15 Yokosuka Line Tokyo

Note that cross-platform interchange between the Yamanote and Keihin-Tōhoku lines is only available from the next station, Tamachi.

The Shinkansen platforms were opened on October 1, 2003, to relieve congestion at the Tokyo terminus. Platforms are on the east side of the station.

Shinkansen platforms

21・22 Tōkaidō Shinkansen Tokyo
23・24 Tōkaidō Shinkansen ShizuokaNagoyaShin-ŌsakaHakata

Bus services

Services are provided by Toei Bus, Tōkyū Bus, Keihin Kyūkō Bus, Tokyo Limousine Bus and others.

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West Entrance (Takanawa Entrance)

Front of Shinagawa Station No. 1 Stop 反96 (Toei) Gotanda Station
反96折返 (Toei) Gotenyama Hills (Morning to evening on weekdays)
No. 2 Stop 品93 (Toei) Ōikeibajō (Weekday mornings, via Keihin National Highway)
深夜07 (Toei) Yashio Park Town (Late-night bus on weeknights only)
No. 3 Stop 品93 (Toei) Meguro Station (via Meiji Institute)
No. 5 Stop 反96 (Toei) Roppongi Loop (via Azabujūban Station)
反96出入 (Toei) Akabanebashi Station (via Azabujūban Station)
No. 6 Stop 反96,反96出入 (Toei) Shinagawa garage
品94 (Tōkyū) Kamata Station (via Ōimachi Station, Ōmori Station)
深夜急行バス (Keikyū) [Late-night express] Kamakura Station (via Ōfuna Station)
深夜急行バス (Keikyū) [Late-night express] Kanazawa Bunko Station (via Kami-Ōoka Station)
No. 7 Stop 品97 (Toei) Shinjuku Station West Entrance (via Tengenji-hashi)
Hotel Pacific Tokyo 高速 [expressway] (Keikyū, Kominato Tetsudō, Nitto Kōtsū) Kisaradu Station (via Sodegaura Bus Terminal)
Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Hotel Pacific Tokyo, Takanawa Prince Hotel and others 空港 [airport] (Tokyo Limousine Bus) Narita Airport
Shinagawa Bus Terminal 高速昼行 [highway daytime] (Keikyū and cooperating companies) Hirosaki
高速夜行 [highway overnight] (Keikyū and cooperating companies) Hirosaki/Goshogawara, Miyako, Sendai, Nabari, Ōtsu, Osaka, Maizuru,

Okayama/Kurashiki, Tottori/Kurayoshi, Yonago, Hagi, Tokushima, Imabari

East entrance (Kōnan entrance)

Shinagawa Station East Entrance No. 1 Stop 品98甲 (Toei) Ōta Market (Weekdays except until 9:00, Ōta Market North Gate on holidays)
品98乙 (Toei) In front of Ōi-futō Van Pool (Weekday mornings and 1st Saturday only)
No. 2 Stop 品98甲 (Toei) Ōta Market (Weekdays until 9:00)
品98丙 (Keikyū) (Toei) Ōta Market (Market dates First early morning only)
浜95甲, 浜95乙, 田92 (Toei) Shinagawa garage
No. 3 Stop 品91 (Toei) In front of Shinagawa Seaside Station/Yashio Park Town
No. 4 Stop 品96甲 (Toei) Tennōzu Isle (loop) (Weekdays only)
No. 5 Stop 品96乙 (Toei) In front of JAL building
No. 6 Stop 田92 (Toei) Tamachi Station East Entrance (via Takahama bridge)
浜95甲 (Toei) Tokyo Tower (via Takahama bridge/front of Hamamatsucho Station)
浜95乙 (Toei) In front of Akabanebashi (via Takahama bridge/front of Hamamatsucho Station/Tokyo Tower)
No. 7 Stop 田99 (Toei) Tamachi Station East Entrance (via Goshiki-bashi)
波01出入 (Toei) Tokyo Teleport Station (Only weekday Saturday, few buses)
空港 [airport] (Tokyo Limousine Bus) Narita Airport
高速 [expressway] (Keikyū, Kominato Tetsudō, Nitto Kōtsū) Kisaradu Station (via Sodegaura Bus Terminal) (Stopping from afternoon)
高速夜行:ドリーム大阪号 [Expressway night travel: Dream Osaka] (JR Bus Kanto, West JR Bus) Ōsaka Station
定期観光 Hato Bus sightseeing tours
No. 8 Stop 品99 (Toei) Shinagawa Pier Loop (via the front of Tokyo Immigration Office)
品99 (Toei) Kōnan 4-chome
品99折返 (Toei) Tokyo Immigration Office (Weekday daytime only)

History

Shinagawa is one of Japan's oldest stations, opened on June 12, 1872 (Gregorian calendar) when the service between Shinagawa and Yokohama provisionally started, four months before the inauguration of "Japan's first railway" between Shimbashi and Yokohama through Shinagawa on October 14, 1872. This line is a part of the Tōkaidō Main Line. Nothing remains of the original structure.

Later on March 1, 1885, the Yamanote Line started operation. Takanawa station of the Keikyu Line (then Keihin Railway Line) opened on March 11, 1924 across the street from Shinagawa station. Takanawa station was renamed Shinagawa station and moved to the current site on April 1, 1933.

The station concourse on the eastern side of the station (located above the platforms) was extensively redeveloped in 2003 in connection with the construction of the Shinkansen platforms and also to improve access to the new commercial development "Shinagawa Intercity" (品川インターシティ[1]).

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tōkaidō Line
Shimbashi Local Kawasaki
Shimbashi Rapid Kawasaki
Shimbashi Commuter Rapid Ōfuna
Yokosuka Line
Shimbashi - Nishi-Ōi
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Tamachi Local Ōimachi
Tamachi Rapid Ōimachi
Yamanote Line
Tamachi - Ōsaki
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Tokyo - Shin-Yokohama
Keikyū Main Line
Sengakuji   Local   Kita-Shinagawa
Sengakuji   Express   Aomono-Yokochō
Sengakuji   Ltd. Express (red)   Aomono-Yokochō
Sengakuji   Ltd. Express (green)   Keikyū Kamata
Sengakuji   Airport Ltd. Express   Keikyū Kamata
Terminus Keikyu Wing Kami-Ōoka

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Simple English

Coordinates: 35°37′41″N 139°44′21″E / 35.628157°N 139.739099°E / 35.628157; 139.739099

File:Shinagawa Station
Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station(品川駅,しながわえき) is a Railway station of JR East, JR Central and Keikyū in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Neighbor

JR East
Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Rapid,Local
Tamachi - Shinagawa - Ōimachi
Yamanote Line
Tamachi - Shinagawa - Ōsaki
Tōkaidō Line
Shimbashi - Shinagawa - Kawasaki
Yokosuka Line
Shinbashi - Shinagawa - Nishi-Ōi
JR Central
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Tokyo - Shinagawa - Shin-Yokohama
Keikyū
Keikyū Main Line
Keikyū Wing
Shinagawa - Kami-Ōoka
Airport Ltd. Express
Sengakuji - Shinagawa - Haneda Airport
Ltd. Express (green)
Sengakuji - Shinagawa - Keikyū Kamata
Ltd. Express (red)
Sengakuji - Shinagawa - Aomono-Yokochō
Airport Express
Sengakuji - Shinagawa - Aomono-Yokochō
Local
Sengakuji - Shinagawa - Kita-Shinagawa

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