Biwajima Station

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Biwajima Station
枇杷島駅
Biwajima sta 20091030-1.jpg
Biwajima Station
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
City Kiyosu
Neighborhood etc. Nishi-Biwajima-cho
Postal code 452-0064
(in Japanese) 愛知県清須市西枇杷島町七畝割108-13
History
Year opened 1886
Former name Kiyosu Station
Present name since 1906
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Tōkai Transport Service
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Jōhoku Line
Statistics 2,985 passengers/day 2009

Biwajima Station (枇杷島駅 Biwajima-eki?) is a railway station in Kiyosu, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The station is a union station served by the Tōkaidō Main Line and the Jōhoku Line. The station is 370.0 rail kilometres from Tokyo Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line and is a terminal station for the Jōhoku Line.

History[edit]

Biwajima Station was opened on April 1, 1886 as Kiyosu Station (清洲駅 Kiyosu-eki?) on the Japanese Government Railway (JGR) Tōkaidō Line. The station was relocated to its present location and renamed to its present name on April 16, 1906. The JGR became the JNR after World War II. The station building was rebuilt in March 1953. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company. All freight services came to an end in 2006. A new station building was completed in December 2008.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Biwajima Station has two elevated island platforms connected by an underpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tōkai Transport Service Jōhoku Line For Kachigawa
2 Tōkai Transport Service Jōhoku Line For Kachigawa
3 Tōkaidō Main Line For Gifu and Ōgaki
4 Tōkaidō Main Line For Nagoya and Okazaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Special Rapid: no stop
New Rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop
Sectional Rapid: no stop
Nagoya   Local   Kiyosu
Tōkai Transport Service Company
Jōhoku Line
Owari-Hoshinomiya   -   Terminus

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°11′55″N 136°51′43″E / 35.1986582°N 136.8618178°E / 35.1986582; 136.8618178