Chiyoda line map
Map of Chiyoda line. Chiyoda line map (Kantō - Japan) to print. Chiyoda line map (Kantō - Japan) to download. The Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (東京地下鉄千代田線 Tōkyō Chikatetsu Chiyoda-sen) is a rapid transit line owned and operated by Tokyo Metro in Tokyo, Japan as its shown in Chiyoda line map. The 21.9 km Chiyoda main line serves the wards of Adachi, Arakawa, Bunkyō, Chiyoda, Minato and Shibuya, and a short stretch of tunnel in Taitō with no station. A 2.1 km branch line between Ayase and Kita-Ayase is located in Adachi. Chiyoda line official name, rarely used, is Line 9 Chiyoda Line (9号線千代田線 9-gō sen Chiyoda-sen?).
On maps, diagrams and signboards, Chiyoda line is shown using the color green, and its stations are given numbers using the letter C as its mentioned in Chiyoda line map. Chiyoda line trains have through running onto other railway lines on both ends. More than half of these are trains to the northeast beyond Ayase onto the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) Jōban Line to Toride. The rest of Chiyoda line trains run to the southwest beyond Yoyogi-Uehara onto the Odakyū Electric Railway Odawara Line to Hon-Atsugi and to Karakida on the Odakyū Tama Line.
The Chiyoda Line was originally proposed in 1962 as a line from Setagaya to Matsudo, Chiba: the initial name was Line 8. In 1964, the plan was changed slightly so that through service would be offered on the Jōban Line north of Tokyo, and the number was changed to Line 9. According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, as of June 2009 the Chiyoda Line was the second most crowded subway line in Tokyo, at its peak running at 181% capacity between Machiya and Nishi-Nippori stations as you can see in Chiyoda line map.