Goodbye, we loved the Toyoko Line Shibuya Station "barrel roof"
On August 28, 1927 (Showa 2), Tokyo-Yokohama Electric Railway (now TOKYU CORPORATION ) opened 9.1 kilometers between the Shibuya and Maruko Tama Rivers, dreaming a new 23.9-kilometer route connecting Shibuya and Kanagawa, “Toyoko A line is born. Since then, the Toyoko Line Shibuya Station has seen many people as early as the "Terminal Station" from early morning, and has been welcoming many people as late as late at midnight. The number of users is about 440,000 a day. For most people, the station may be just a moment to spend. But, starting from here, some people work in Shibuya, some learn in Shibuya, some play in Shibuya .... Each of them jumps out to the "city of Shibuya" with the common contact point of "Toyoko Line Shibuya Station" and comes back again. The station is not just a "platform", but a "home" or "hometown" that always welcomes us warmly. Yes, the station is our "Home"!
Finally, mutual direct operation between the TOKYU TOYOKO LINE and the Tokyo Metro Co.,Ltd. FUKU-TOSHIN LINE started on March 16, 2013, and the Shibuya Station on the Toyoko Line has been undergrounded. At the same time, the "Toyoko Line Shibuya Station" in the terminal, which has long been loved for many years, will end in 78 years of history, with the "Tokyu Toyoko Store East Building" being popular as a department store directly connected to the station at the end of March. Become. So in this Shibuya culture, I would like to look back on the history and episodes of "Toyoko Line Shibuya Station & Tokyu Toyoko Store" that was the face of the city of Shibuya.