Chita-Handa Station

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Chita-Handa Station
知多半田駅
MT-Chita-Handa Station-Eastplaza.jpg
Station building
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
City Handa
Neighborhood etc. Hirokōji 128-1
Postal code 475-0857
(in Japanese) 愛知県半田市広小路町128番地1
History
Year opened 1931
Rail services
Operator(s) Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Statistics 2,036,351 [1] passengers/year 2006
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Chita-Handa Station (知多半田駅 Chita-Handa-eki?) is a railway station operated by Meitetsu's Kōwa Line located in Handa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 14.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ōtagawa Station.[2]

History[edit]

Chita-Handa Station was opened on April 1, 1931 as a station on the Chita Railway. The Chita Railway became part of the Meitetsu group on February 2, 1943. A new station building was completed in December 1988. In July 2006, the Tranpass system of magnetic fare cards with automatic turnstiles was implemented.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Chita-Handa Station has three tracks and two platforms - a western side platform (Track 3) and central island platform (Tracks 1 and 2). The station has a pedestrian overpass facilitating access to the platforms from both sides. From Track 1, a short stub track branches off in the southern part of the station.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Ōtagawa   Rapid Limited   Chita-Taketoyo
Agui   Limited Express   Aoyama
Sumiyoshichō   Rapid Express   Narawa
Sumiyoshichō   Express   Narawa
Sumiyoshichō   Local Express   Narawa
Sumiyoshichō   Local   Narawa

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "第10章 運輸・通信 (平成20年度刊愛知県統計年鑑)" [Statistics of Aichi in Year 20 of the Heisei Era] (in Japanese). Aichi Prefecture. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "知多半田" [Chita-Handa] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 

Coordinates: 34°53′38″N 136°55′35″E / 34.8940°N 136.9263°E / 34.8940; 136.9263