That line was completed in March 2013 with the opening of the connection with the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line at Shibuya Station, allowing through service as far as Motomachi-Chūkagai Station in Yokohama. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum management is transferred from the Tokyo Lifelong Learning and Culture Foundation to the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture. This article is about the subway system operating under Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.. For the other subway system in Tokyo, see, Members of international metro organizations, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, "Business Contents - Transportation Services - Business Situation",,, "Ubiquitous Tokyo subways moving the daily masses", Rapid transit and underground railway lines in Japan, List of bus operating companies in Japan (east), List of East Japan Railway Company stations, Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line & Tōkyū Shin-Yokohama Line,, Government-owned companies based in Tokyo, Articles with dead external links from October 2017, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from May 2014, All articles needing additional references, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Internal link templates linking to redirects, Articles containing potentially dated statements from April 2016, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Tōbu and Seibu line (same stations served as the Yūrakuchō Line). However, it does not run 24 hours a day. Started PMSM sales to Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. for the Ginza Line Series 01 subway car. Pasmo and Suica are accepted on the Tokyo Metro, as well as on railway stations operated by other companies. Introducing our course of development over the years from the establishment of Tokyo Underground Railway Company to the present. There are several lines such as the Hanzōmon Line that still have extensions in their official plans, and in the past, these plans have tended to happen, though often over several decades. 2006 April Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture is entrusted with management for three years. 〜1869 Tokyo was originally a fishing village called Edo. It has been operated by Tokyo Metro since April 2004. The evolution of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area is seen as an example of how urban centers could proceed to address people’s needs. New Tomorrow. The only proposal that has any suggestion of possible Tokyo Metro involvement is the prominent project proposed as a new Narita and Haneda Airport connection through a tunnel through central Tokyo to a new station adjacent to the existing Tokyo Station. Corporate Identity. While it is not the only rapid transit system operating in Tokyo, it has the higher ridership among the two subway operators: in 2014, the Tokyo Metro had an average daily ridership of 6.84 million passengers, while the other system, the Toei Subway, had 2.85 million average daily rides. Many train stops are announced in both English and Japanese. History of Tokyo. We all know Tokyo as the well of culture, entertainment, shopping and maybe a dash of craziness. Introducing the name and logo of Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. Corporate Vision. Here you can learn about the history of Tokyo ’ s subway system and latest rail technology. July 1879 Tokyo Metropolitan Psychiatric Asylum(Tokyo-fu Tenkyoin) was founded in Ueno Park August 1881 Moved to Hongo Mukogaoka (now Bukyo-ku) 1886 Moved to Koishikawa Kago-cho (now Bukyo-ku) 1889 Originally named Edo, the city started to flourish after Tokugawa Ieyasu established the Tokugawa Shogunate here in 1603. The company replaced the Teito Rapid Transit Authority (帝都高速度交通営団, Teito Kōsokudo Kōtsū Eidan), commonly known as Eidan or TRTA, on April 1, 2004.[2][3]. The Tokyo Metro is extremely punctual and has regular trains arriving less than five minutes apart most of the day and night. There’s more to the subway station in Ginza than just ... subways! It is the world’s busiest subway with 3.16 billion annual passenger rides (2010) and a daily ridership of 6.31 million people. Tokyo-Yokohama Metropolitan Area, Tokyo formerly (until 1868) Edo, metropolitan complex—commonly called Greater Tokyo—along the northern and western shores of Tokyo Bay, on the Pacific coast of the island of Honshu, central Japan.