Timing of Tokyo Metro

Tokyo Metro is a fast travel framework serving the capital city of Japan. It is the world’s busiest metro with 3.16 billion yearly traveler rides (2010) and an everyday ridership of 6.31 million individuals. It has been worked by Tokyo Metro since April 2004.

The metro framework is involved nine lines with an all-out working length of 203.4km. It has 179 stations altogether.

The Tokyo Underground Railway Company, which was built up in August 1920, embraced the development of the Tokyo Metro. It finished the primary line of the metro, known as the Ginza Line.

Teito Rapid Transit Authority, which was built up in July 1941, assumed control over the tasks of the metro. Another organization called Tokyo Metro Co. was built up in April 2004 and all tasks of the metro were brought under the administration of the new organization.

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Line Name Year KM Metro Network
Ginza Line 1953 14.3km 26 Stations
Marunouchi Line 1954 27.4km 28 Stations
Hibiya Line 1964 20.3km 22 Stations
Tozai Line 1964 30.8km 25 Stations
Chiyoda Line 1971 24km 20 Stations
Yurakucho Line 1987 28.3km 24 Stations
Hanzomon Line 1978 16.8km 14 Stations
Namboku Line 2000 21.3km 20 Stations
Fukutoshin Line 2008 20.2km 16 Stations


Company About Line Description
JR EAST JR= Japan Railways.
Serves Tohoku, Shin’etsu, Kanto areas.
Yamanote Line A circular line serving Ikebukuro, ShinJuku, Shibuya, Harajuku, Etc.
Keihin to Hoku Line Connects Tokyo North and South Through the center.
Chuo Line (Rapid) Connects Tokyo’s East and West, serving Tachikawa, Hachioji, and Takao
Shonan Shinjuku Line Convenient for sightseeing, serving Zushi, Kama Kura, Odawara
Chuo Sobu Line Server Inners Tokyo, Stopping at Akhiabura, Suidobashi, Sendayaga
Keiyo Line Access to Chiba, including Tokyo, Disney resort and Kasai.


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