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Congestion Rates of Tokyo Trains, 2013

The table below shows congestion rates of trains in Tokyo, in 2013.

The numbers were released by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Yamanote line was the most crowded train in Tokyo.

Congestion rate (%) definition is:

  • 70%: You can have a seat.
  • 150%: There is no space between passengers.
  • 200%: You cannot move
  • 250%: You cannot move your arm.

In other regions, like Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, no train exceeds the congestion rate 150%. People who live in outside of Tokyo cannot imagine packed trains in Tokyo.

Line Most packed section Congestion rate (%)
Yamanote Ueno to Okachimachi  202
Keihin Tohoku  Ueno to Okachimachi  200
Tozai  Kiba to Monzennakacho  199
Sobu (stops every stations) Kinshicho to Ryogoku 199
Chuo (Rapid)  Nakano to Shinjuku  194
Yokosuka  Musashi-Kosugi to Nishioi  193
Saikyo Itabashi to Ikebukuro 190
Odakyu  Setagaya-Daida to Shimokitazawa 188
Den’entoshi  Ikejiriohashi to Shibuya  183
Tokaido  Kawasaki to Shinagawa  183
Sobu (Rapid)  Shinkoiwa to Kinshicho  178
Chiyoda  Machiya to Nishinippori  177
Hanzomon  Shibuya to Omotesando  175
Joban (Rapid)  Matsudo to Kita-Senju  167
Yurakucho  Higashi-Ikebukuro to Gokokuji  165
Toyoko  Yutenji to Nakameguro  164
Joban (stops every stations) Kameari to Ayase  164
Keio  Shimotakaido to Meidaimae  163
Seibu Ikebukuro  Shiina-Machi to Ikebukuro  159
Seibu Shinjuku  Shimo-Ochiai to Takadanobaba  157
Marunouchi  Shin-Otsuka to Myogadani  157
Toei Shinjuku  Nishiojima to Sumiyoshi  155
Keisei Oshiage  Keisei Hikifune to Oshiage 153
Hibiya  Minowa to Iriya  153
Ginza  Akasakamitsuke to Tameike-Sanno  153
Tobu Isesaki  Kosuge to Kita-Senju  148
Mita  Nishi-Sugamo to Sugamo  147
Inokashira  Ikenoue to Komaba-Todaimae  140
Keikyu  Tobe to Yokohama  138
Tojo  Kita-Ikebukuro to Ikebukuro  137
Keisei   Daijingushita to Keisei Funabashi  134
Asakusa  Honjo Azumabashi to Asakusa  113
Chuo (stops every stations) Yoyogi to Sendagaya 91

 

Table : Train's capacity at the most packed section per hour

Line Time Cars x Frequency Capacity Actual passengers
Yamanote 8:00~9:00 11x24 39,072 78,930
Keihin Tohoku  8:00~9:00 10×26 38,480 76,930
Tozai  7:50~8:50 10×27 38,448 76,354
Sobu (stops every stations) 7:34~8:34 10×26 38,480 76,760
Chuo (Rapid)  7:55~8:55 10×30 44,400 86,310
Yokosuka  7:34~8:34 13×10 18,640 36,000
Saikyo 7:50~8:50 10×19 27,720 52,620
Odakyu  7:47~8:49 9.4×29 38,407 72,312
Den’entoshi  7:50~8:50 10×29 42,746 78,358
Tokaido  7:39~8:39 13×19 35,036 64,200
Sobu (Rapid)  7:34~8:34 13×19 35,416 63,130
Chiyoda  7:45~8:45 10×29 41,296 73,289
Hanzomon  8:00~9:00 10×28 39,872 69,691
Joban (Rapid)  7:30~8:30 15×9 19,980 33,350
Yurakucho  7:45~8:45 10×24 34,176 56,397
Toyoko  7:50~8:50 9×24 31,344 51,362
Joban (stops every stations) 7:30~8:30 10×24 33,600 55,140
Keio  7:40~8:40 10×30 42,000 68,542
Seibu Ikebukuro  7:30~8:29 9×24 30,240 48,138
Seibu Shinjuku  7:37~8:36 9.2×26 33,600 52,697
Marunouchi  8:00~9:00 6×32 23,731 37,225
Toei Shinjuku  7:50~8:50 9×16 20,160 31,199
Keisei Oshiage  7:40~8:40 8×24 23,232 35,655
Hibiya  7:50~8:50 8×28 28,224 43,185
Ginza  8:00~9:00 6×30 18,240 27,882
Tobu Isesaki  7:30~8:30 8.4×40 44,364 65,666
Mita  7:50~8:50 6×18 15,120 22,260
Inokashira  7:45~8:45 5×29 20,300 28,452
Keikyu  7:30~8:30 9.5×27 32,000 44,179
Tojo  7:30~8:30 10×24 33,120 45,394
Keisei   7:20~8:20 7×18 15,246 20,469
Asakusa  7:50~8:50 8×23 22,080 24,980
Chuo (stops every stations) 8:00~9:00 10×23 34,040 31,130

Source is Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

www.mlit.go.jp/common/001025446.pdf

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English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.