Ginza Line (G) 銀座線, Tokyo Subway
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The Ginza Line (G) 銀座線 is a subway line of the Tokyo Subway operated by Tokyo Metro. The 14.3 km line serves the wards of Shibuya, Minato, Chuo, Chiyoda and Taito.
The Ginza Line was the brainchild of a Tokyo businessman, Noritsugu Hayakawa, who established the Tokyo Underground Railway after seeing the London Underground in 1914. Services began in 1927 between Ueno and Asakusa. The line was first known as the Ginza Line in 1953.
Serving the residential, commercial and business districts of Tokyo, the Ginza Line is often overcrowded, running at 168% above capacity, accoridng to a June 2009 survey by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. The newest subway station to be opened on the line was the Tameike-Sanno Station, in 1997, providing interchange with the then newly built Namboku Line.
Line color: orange
Stations on the Ginza Line
|Station Number||Station Name in English||Station Name in Japanese||Interchange(s)|
|G-01||Shibuya Subway Station||渋谷||Hanzomon Line (Z-01), Fukutoshin Line (F-16); JR East: Yamanote Line, Saikyo Line, Shonan-Shinjuku Line; Tokyu Corporation: Den-en-toshi Line, Toyoko Line; Keio Corporation: Inokashira Line|
|G-02||Omotesando Subway Station||表参道||Chiyoda Line (C-04), Hanzomon Line (Z-02)|
|G-03||Gaiemmae Subway Station||外苑前||NONE|
|G-04||Aoyama-Itchome Subway Station||青山一丁目||Hanzomon Line (Z-03), Oedo Line (E-24)|
|G-05||Akasaka-Mitsuke Subway Station||赤坂見附||Marunouchi Line (M-13), Yurakucho Line (Y-16), Hanzomon Line (Z-04), Namboku Line (N-07)|
|G-06||Tameike-Sanno Subway Station||溜池山王||Namboku Line (N-06), Marunouchi Line (M-14), Chiyoda Line (C-07)|
|G-07||Toranomon Subway Station||虎ノ門||NONE|
|G-08||Shimbashi Subway Station||新橋||Asakusa Line (A-10); Keihin-Tohoku Line, Tokaido Main Lien, Yokosuka Line, Yurikamome|
|G-09||Ginza Subway Station||銀座||Hibiya Line (H-08), Marunouchi Line (M-16)|
|G-10||Kyobashi Subway Station||京橋||NONE|
|G-11||Nihombashi Subway Station||日本橋||Tozai Line (T-10), Asakusa Line (A-13)|
|G-12||Mitsukoshimae Subway Station||三越前||Hanzomon Line (Z-09); Sobu Line: Shin-Nihombashi|
|G-13||Kanda Subway Station||神田||Chuo LIne, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Yamanote Line|
|G-14||Suehirocho Subway Station||末広町||NONE|
|G-15||Ueno-Hirokoji Subway Station||上野広小路||Hibiya Line (H-16), Oedo Line (E-09)|
|G-16||Ueno Subway Station||上野||Hibiya Line (H-17); Tohoku Shinkansen, Akita Shinkansen, Yamagata Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen, Nagano Shinkansen, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Yamanote Line, Joban Line, Takasaki Line, Tohoku Main Line, Keisei Main Line.|
|G-17||Inaricho Subway Station||稲荷町||NONE|
|G-18||Tawaramachi Subway Station||田原町||NONE|
|G-19||Asakusa Subway Station||浅草||Asakusa Line (A-18), Tobu Isesaki Line|
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