Araimachi Station

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Araimachi Station
新居駅
JR Araimachi sta 001.jpg
JR Araimachi Station in 2008
Location
Prefecture Shizuoka
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
City Kosai
Neighborhood etc. Araichō-Arai
Postal code 431 - 0302
(in Japanese) 静岡県湖西市新居町新居
History
Year opened 1915
Rail services
Operator(s) Central Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Statistics 2,713 passengers/day (2006) passengers/day
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Araimachi Station (新居町駅 Araimachi-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of Central Japan Railway Company in Kosai City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station is 272.9 rail kilometers from Tokyo.

History[edit]

On September 1, 1888 the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Hamamatsu Station with Ōbu Station was completed. Araimachi Station was established on January 10, 1915 for both passenger service and freight. Freight service was discontinued on April 26, 1971.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Araimachi Station has a side platform serving Track 1, and an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3. The platforms are connected by an overpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter. However, the station is not manned during early morning and late night hours.

Platform[edit]

1 Tōkaidō Main Line Varies
2 Tōkaidō Main Line For Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki and Maibara
3 Tōkaidō Main Line For Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, and Numazu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Bentenjima   Special Rapid   Washizu
Bentenjima   New Rapid   Washizu
Bentenjima   Local   Washizu

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(Japanese)


Coordinates: 34°41′39″N 137°34′07″E / 34.69417°N 137.56861°E / 34.69417; 137.56861