|Location||Wakasugi-12 Hirai, Shinshiro-shi, Aichi-ken 441-1361|
|Distance||22.6 kilometers from Toyohashi|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Opened||January 1, 1914|
Location within Aichi Prefecture
Higashi-Shimmachi Station (Japan)
Higashi-Shimmachi Station (東新町駅, Higashi-Shimmachi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Shinshiro, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai).
Higashi-Shimmachi Station is served by the Iida Line, and is located 22.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyohashi Station.
The station has a single side platform serving one bi-directional track.The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and is unattended.
|Central Japan Railway Company|
|Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」): Does not stop at this station|
Higashi-Shimmachi Station was established on January 1, 1914 as a station on the now-defunct Toyokawa Railway (豊川鉄道, Toyokawa Tetsudō). On August 1, 1943, t the Toyokawa Railway were nationalized along with some other local lines to form the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Iida Line. Scheduled freight operations were discontinued in 1971. Along with its division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company. A new station building was completed in December 2006.