Shinjohara Station

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Shinjohara Station
JR Shijohara Station in 2008
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
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.


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.


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


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.


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

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Coordinates: 34°43′24″N 137°29′06″E / 34.7233257°N 137.485013°E / 34.7233257; 137.485013