Kawaji Station

川路駅
Kawaji Station in December 2012
General information
LocationKawaji-tsujimae, Iida-shi, Nagano-ken 399-2431
Japan
Coordinates35°27′10″N 137°48′57″E / 35.4527°N 137.8157°E / 35.4527; 137.8157Coordinates: 35°27′10″N 137°48′57″E / 35.4527°N 137.8157°E / 35.4527; 137.8157
Elevation373 meters[1]
Operated by
JR Central
Line(s)
Iida Line
Distance117.5 km from Toyohashi
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
History
Opened26 December 1927
Previous namesIna-Kawaji (to 1943)
Passengers
FY2015113 (daily)
Location
Kawaji Station
Kawaji Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Kawaji Station
Kawaji Station
Kawaji Station (Japan)

Kawaji Station (川路駅, Kawaji-eki) is a train station in Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).[1]

Lines

Kawaji Station is served by the Iida Line and is 117.5 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyohashi Station.[1]

Station layout

The station consists of a single ground-level side platform serving one bi-directional track. The station is unattended.[1]

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Iida Line
Limited Express Inaji: Does not stop at this station
Tenryūkyō   Local   Tokimata

History

Kawaji Station opened on 26 December 1927 and Ina-Kawaji Station (伊那川路駅). It was renamed to its present name on 1 August 1943 when the Ina Electric Railway was nationalized.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central. A new station building was completed in May 2001.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 113 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. ISBN 9784784071647.
  2. ^ 市勢の概要2015(平成28年版)I.運輸・通信 [City Statistics (Fiscal 2015) section I Transport - Communications] (in Japanese). Japan: Iida City. 2017.