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Shinjuku Station


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t Commuters on the platform at Shinjuku, the busiest train station in the world

With over two million people passing through each day, this is the world’s busiest train station. A major stop on both the JR and metropolitan subway systems, Shinjuku Station is also the starting point for trains and buses into the suburbs. On the Yamanote and Chuo line platforms during the morning rush hour (about 7:30–9am), staff are employed to firmly push those last few commuters on to the train.

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