Shimoji Station

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Shimoji Station
下地駅
Shimoji Station-Building 2.jpg
Shimoji Station
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
City Toyohashi
Neighborhood etc. Yokosuka-cho
Postal code 440 - 0093
(in Japanese) 愛知県豊橋市横須賀町字横須賀
History
Year opened 1925
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Line(s) Iida Line
Statistics 262 passengers/day (2007)

Shimoji Station (下地駅 Shimoji-eki?) is a railway station on the Iida Line in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 2.2 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Iida Line at Toyohashi Station.

Station History[edit]

Shimoji Station was established on December 23, 1925 as a temporary stop on the now-defunct Toyokawa Railway (豊川鉄道 Toyokawa Tetsudō?) connecting Toyohashi with Toyokawa. [1] On August 1, 1943, the Toyokawa Railway was nationalized along with some other local lines to form the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Iida Line and Shimoji became a full station at that time.[2] The current station building was constructed in 1974. The station has been unattended since April 1985. Along with its division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Shimoji Station has two side platforms built on an embankment, connected by an underpass crossing. The area in between the side platforms is filled in, forming what is effectively an island platform.

Platforms[edit]

1 Iida Line For Toyokawa and Iida
2 Iida Line For Toyohashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Iida Line
Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」): no stop
Funamachi   Local (普通)   Kozakai

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 鷲田, 鉄也 (September 2010), 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.) (8): 20, 21, 22, ISBN 978-4-02-340138-9 
  2. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 99, vol. II. ISBN 4533029809. 


Coordinates: 34°46′52″N 137°22′14″E / 34.7810°N 137.3705°E / 34.7810; 137.3705