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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