December 10, 2015
Bureau of Transportation
Train Schedules During the New Year Holiday
Special timetables will be in operation on Bureau of Transportation train services during the New Year holiday and on some other days in December, including an all-night service on Toei Subway trains on New Year’s Eve. Please note which timetables trains will be running on during the holiday.
1. All-night service on New Year’s Eve (Toei Subway)
Trains will operate throughout the night until the first train on New Year’s Day.
(1) Asakusa Line
Trains will serve the whole line and run every 20-40 minutes. Trains connecting to the Keisei Line will also run.
(2) Mita Line
Trains will serve the whole line and run about every 30 minutes.
(3) Shinjuku Line
Trains will serve the whole line and run every 30-40 minutes. Trains connecting to the Keio Line will also run.
(4) Oedo Line
Trains will serve the whole line and run every 30-40 minutes.
2. Special late night trains on New Year’s Eve (Nippori-Toneri Liner)
Four special late night trains will run in each direction. The last train bound for Nippori will run 35 minutes later than usual and the last train for Minumadai-shinsuikoen will run 38 minutes later.
3. Special train on the Shinjuku Line bound for Takaosanguchi Station
Early on New Year’s morning (January 1), a special train will travel to Mt. Takao to arrive in time to see the first sunrise of the year. The train will depart from Motoyawata Station and run on the Shinjuku Line and then along the Keio Line to reach Takaosanguchi Station. It will stop at all stations on the Shinjuku Line and at Keio Line stations normally served by express trains. In celebration of the New Year, the train will display a commemorative decoration on the front.
Departure time from major stations
Motoyawata (2:35) ⇒ Funabori (2:45) ⇒ Morishita (2:57) ⇒ Bakuroyokoyama (3:00) ⇒ Jimbocho (3:05) ⇒ Shinjuku (3:20) ⇒ Takaosanguchi (arrive at 4:12 a.m.)
4. Additional service
(1) Shinjuku Line
One train will be added between 10 p.m. and 12 p.m. on December 11 (Friday) and December 18 (Friday) to ease congestion and prevent delays.
(2) Oedo Line
Two trains will be added between 10 p.m. and 12 p.m. on December 11 (Friday) and December 18 (Friday) to ease congestion and prevent delays.
*Please note that there will be some changes to the timetable on those days.
5. Train timetable during the New Year holiday
(1) Toei Subway and Nippori-Toneri Liner
Trains will run on the Saturday and holiday timetable from December 30 (Wednesday) to January 3 (Sunday).
(2) Toden Arakawa Line
Trains will run on the holiday timetable from December 29 (Tuesday) to January 3 (Sunday).
Inquiries (in Japanese and English)
Toei Transportation Customer Center
Phone:+81-3-3816-5700 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)