Shinjohara Station

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Shinjohara Station
新所原駅
Shinjobara-eki-2.jpg
JR Shijohara Station in 2008
Location
Prefecture Shizuoka
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
City Kosai
Neighborhood etc. 3-4-1 Shinjohara
Postal code 431-0424
(in Japanese) 静岡県湖西市新所原三丁目4-1
History
Year opened 1936
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Central
Tenryū Hamanako Railroad
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Statistics 3,636 (JR)
558 (Tenryū Hamanako Line) passengers/day (FY2006)
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station
Tenryū Hamanako Line Shinjohara Station

Shinjohara Station (新所原駅 Shinjohara-eki?) is a railway station in Kosai, Shizuoka, Japan, on both the Tōkaidō Main Line and the Tenryū Hamanako Line The station is 282.4 rail kilometers from Tokyo and is a terminal station for the Tenryū Hamanako Line. The station serves both Kosai, and a portion of Toyohashi city. The border between Shizuoka Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture bisects the platform of Shinjohara Station.

Lines[edit]

Shinjohara Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line and the Tenryū Hamanako Railroad Tenryū Hamanako Line.

Station layout[edit]

The JR Central station has a side platform serving track 1, and an island platform serving tracks 2 and 3, but track 3 is seldom used. The platforms are connected by an overpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Midori no Madoguchi" service counter.

The Tenryū Hamanako Line Station is a terminal station and has a single side platform serving Track 1. The station building is a two-story structure located to the east of the single-story JR building.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tōkaidō Main Line for Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, and Numazu
2・3 Tōkaidō Main Line for Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, and Maibara
1 Tenryū Hamanako Line for Kakegawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōkaidō Main Line
Washizu   Special Rapid   Futagawa
Washizu   New Rapid   Futagawa
Washizu   Local   Futagawa
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Asumomae - Terminus

History[edit]

On September 1, 1888 the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Hamamatsu Station with Ōbu Station was completed, and a signal box was established at the site of present-day Shinjohara Station on February 13, 1936. With the establishment of the Futamata Line (the future Tenryū Hamanako Line), a station was established on December 1, 1936 for both passenger and freight services. Freight service was discontinued on April 26, 1971.

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°43′24″N 137°29′06″E / 34.7233257°N 137.485013°E / 34.7233257; 137.485013