Shinshiro Station

新城駅
Shinshiro Station in February 2007
Location30 Miyanonishi, Shinshiro-shi, Aichi-ken 441-1377
Japan
Coordinates34°54′01″N 137°29′36″E / 34.9004°N 137.4933°E / 34.9004; 137.4933Coordinates: 34°54′01″N 137°29′36″E / 34.9004°N 137.4933°E / 34.9004; 137.4933
Operated by
JR Central
Line(s)
Iida Line
Distance21.6 kilometers from Toyohashi
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
History
OpenedApril 25, 1898
Passengers
FY2006636 daily
Location
Shinshiro Station
Shinshiro Station
Location within Aichi Prefecture
Shinshiro Station
Shinshiro Station
Shinshiro Station (Japan)
Platform
Platform

Shinshiro Station (新城駅, Shinshiro-eki) is a railway station in the city of Shinshiro, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai).

Lines

Shinshiro Station is served by the Iida Line, and is located 21.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyohashi Station.

Station layout

The station has a one side platform and one island platform connected by a footbridge.The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and is staffed.

Platforms

1  Iida Line For Toyohashi, Taketoyo
2  Iida Line For Toyohashi
Chūbu-Tenryū and Iida
3  Iida Line For Toyohashi
Chūbu-Tenryū and Iida

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Iida Line
Toyokawa   Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」)   Hon-Nagashino
Nodajō   Local (普通)   Higashi-Shimmachi

Station history

Shinshiro Station was established on April 25, 1898 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.[1] Scheduled freight operations were discontinued in 1972. 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.

See also

References

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 99. ISBN 4533029809.

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