Okkawa Station

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Okkawa Station
乙川駅
JR Okkawa Station Building.jpg
Okkawa Station
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
Town Handa
Neighborhood etc. Okkawa-cho 112-banchi
Postal code 475-0054
(in Japanese) 愛知県半田市乙川町112番地
History
Year opened 1933
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Taketoyo Line
Statistics 1102 passengers/day 2008

Okkawa Station (乙川駅 Okkawa-eki?) is a train station operated by the Central Japan Railway Company in Handa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The station is 12.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Taketoyo Line at Ōbu Station.

History[edit]

Okkawa Station was opened on December 7, 1933 as a passenger station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR). Freight operations commenced from April 1, 1944. The JGR became the Japan National Railway (JNR) after World War II. Freight operations were discontinued from November 15, 1975 and small parcel operations from February 1, 1984. With the privatization and dissolution of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the Central Japan Railway Company. The station has been unattended since March 1989. The station building was rebuilt in March 2006. Automatic turnstiles were installed in May 1992, and the TOICA system of magnetic fare cards was implemented in November 2006.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Okkawa Station has two opposed side platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1 Taketoyo Line for Ōbu
2 Taketoyo Line for Taketoyo

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Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Taketoyo Line
Kamezaki   -   Handa


Coordinates: 34°54′12″N 136°56′29″E / 34.9032°N 136.9415°E / 34.9032; 136.9415