Jingū-mae Station

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Jingū-mae Station
神宮前駅
Jingu-mae Station (exterior 1).jpg
Jingu-mae Station
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
City Nagoya
Ward Atsuta
History
Year opened 1917
Rail services
Operator(s) Meitetsu
Line(s) Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Tokoname Line
Statistics 5,840,270[1] passengers/year 2006
Ticket gate

Jingū-mae Station (神宮前駅 Jingū-mae-eki?) is a railway station in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad. It is the nearest station to Atsuta Shrine.

Lines[edit]

Jingū-mae Station is served by the following two Meitetsu lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks, with the two inner tracks used by the Tokoname Line and the two outer ones for the Nagoya Main Line.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2 Nagoya Main Line for Kanayama, Nagoya, and Gifu
Inuyama Line
Hiromi Line
for Kanayama, Nagoya, Inuyama, and Shin Kani
Tsushima Line
Bisai Line
for Kanayama, Nagoya, Tsushima, and Saya
3 Tokoname Line
Airport Line
for Otagawa, Tokoname, and Central Japan International Airport
Kowa Line
Chita New Line
for Otagawa, Kowa, and Utsumi
4 Nagoya Main Line
Toyokawa Line
for Chiryu, Higashi-Okazaki, Toyohashi, and Toyokawa-Inari
Nishio Line for Chiryu, Nishio, and Kira-Yoshida

History[edit]

The station opened on 19 March 1917, as a station of the Aichi Electric Railroad.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Chiryū   Rapid Limited Express   Kanayama
Chiryū
Narumi (3 trains for Toyohashi on weekday mornings)
  Limited Express   Kanayama
Horita   Express   Kanayama
Horita   Semi Express   Kanayama
Horita   Local   Kanayama
Meitetsu Tokoname Line
Kanayama (Main Line)   μSKY Limited Express (mainly)   Central Japan International Airport
Kanayama (Main Line)   μSKY Limited Express
(departing from Central Japan Int'l Airport before 9 a.m.)
  Ōtagawa
Kanayama (Main Line)   Limited Express   Ōtagawa
Kanayama (Main Line)   Rapid Express   Ōe
Shūrakuen
Ōtagawa (mainly)
Kanayama (Main Line)   Express   Ōe
Kanayama (Main Line)   Semi Express   Ōe
Kanayama (Main Line)   Local   Toyoda Honmachi

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. 2008. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ 鷲田, 鉄也 (September 2010), クロリクル常滑線, 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese) (Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc.) (9): 9, ISBN 978-4-02-340139-6 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°07′33″N 136°54′45″E / 35.1257924°N 136.9124794°E / 35.1257924; 136.9124794