Heiwajima Station

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Heiwajima Station
平和島駅
Keikyu-railway-Heiwajima-station-platform.jpg
Platforms
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Ōta
History
Year opened 1901
Former names Sawada Station
Gakkō-ura Station
Present name since 1961
Rail services
Operator(s) Keihin Electric Express Railway
Line(s) Main Line

Heiwajima Station (平和島駅 Heiwajima-eki?) is a railway station of the Keihin Electric Express Railway located in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

1, 2 Keikyū Main Line for Yokohama, Shin-Zushi, Uraga, Misakiguchi, Haneda Airport
3, 4 Keikyū Main Line for Shinagawa, Sengakuji

The station has two island platforms. Both platforms are on the upper level and connected by stairs, escalators and elevators to the ground level where ticket office, gates and toilets are located.[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on February 1, 1901 as Sawada Station (沢田駅?). Later the name was changed to Gakkō-ura Station (学校裏駅?), meaning "behind the school". The present name Heiwajima was given September 1, 1961. The platforms were moved to the elevated tracks in 1970.[1]

Around the station[edit]

To the east of the station is Heiwanomori-Kōen (平和の森公園) park.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keikyū Main Line
Omori-Kaigan   Local   Ōmorimachi
Tachiaigawa   Airport Express   Keikyū Kamata
Aomono-Yokochō   Ltd. Express   Keikyū Kamata
Rapid Ltd. Express: no stop
Keikyū Wing: no stop

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Keikyu Corporation. "京急まちWeb". Retrieved January 13, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°34′41″N 139°44′05″E / 35.5781°N 139.7347°E / 35.5781; 139.7347