Shimada Station

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Shimada Station
島田駅
JR Shimada sta 001.jpg
JR Shimada Station in 2008
Location
Prefecture Shizuoka
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
City Shimada
Neighborhood etc. Sakae-chō
Postal code 427-0028
(in Japanese) 静岡県島田市栄町
History
Year opened 1889
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Statistics 5,875 passengers/day 2006
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Shimada Station (島田駅 Shimada-eki?) is a railway station in Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, on the Tōkaidō Main Line. It is located 207.8 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station, and is operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

Station history[edit]

Shimada Station was opened on April 16, 1889 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Shizuoka with Hamamatsu was completed. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1984, but continued on a charter service until 1993.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Shimada Station has an island platform serving Track 1 and Track 2, and a side platform serving the seldom-used Track 3. The platforms are connected to the station building by an overpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.

Platform[edit]

1 Tōkaidō Main Line For Fujieda, Yaizu, Shizuoka, Numazu
2 Tōkaidō Main Line For Kakegawa, Hamamatsu, Toyohashi
3 Tōkaidō Main Line auxiliary platform

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Fujieda   Home Liner   Kanaya
Rokugo   Local   Kanaya

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°49′49″N 138°10′27″E / 34.83028°N 138.17417°E / 34.83028; 138.17417