Student housing to be built under Chuo East Line

The East Japan Railway Company (JR East) is building student accommodation under the train tracks in Koganei, West Tokyo. The apartments will be located on a 400-meter stretch located right underneath the Chuo East Line between Musashi-Koganei and Higashi-Koganei Stations. 

Chuo Line House KOGANEI will open in spring 2020. The share house and studio flats are advertised for rent for 83,000 ~ 101,400 Yen/month (approx. 770 ~ 940 USD), while room sizes range from 10 ~ 16 sqm (108 ~ 172 sq.ft). The 109 single-story units are steel-frame. Residents will have access to a cafeteria serving breakfast and dinner.

The Chuo East Line runs from around 4:40am through to 1:15am. 

Source: JR East News Release, September 11, 2019.

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