Shiohama Station

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Shiohama Station
塩浜駅
Shiohama STN West.JPG
Shiohama Station
Location
Prefecture Mie
(See other stations in Mie)
City Yokkaichi
Neighborhood etc. 2-82 Misono-chō
Postal code 510-0862
(in Japanese) 三重県四日市市御薗町二丁目82
History
Year opened 1919
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu
JR Freight
Line(s) Kintetsu Nagoya Line
Kansai Main Line
Statistics 2,744 passengers/day (FY2010)

Shiohama Station (塩浜駅 Shiohama-eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Nagoya Line in Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu. Shiohama Station is 40.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kintetsu Nagoya Station.[1]

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Shiohama Station has two island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2 Kintetsu Nagoya Line for Tsu, Osaka, and Kashikojima
3, 4 Kintetsu Nagoya Line for Yokkaichi, Kuwana, and Nagoya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Nagoya Line
Kintetsu Yokkaichi   Express   Ise-Wakamatsu
Miyamado   Local   Kita-Kusu

History[edit]

Shiohama Station opened on October 25, 1919 as a station on the Ise Railway. The Ise Railway became the Sangu Express Electric Railway’s Ise Line on September 15, 1936, and was renamed the Nagoya Line on December 7, 1938. After merging with Osaka Electric Kido on March 15, 1941, the line became the Kansai Express Railway's Nagoya Line. [2] This line was merged with the Nankai Electric Railway on June 1, 1944 to form Kintetsu.[2] A new station building was completed on June 23, 1986.

The freight terminal was opened as part of the Japanese Government Railways freight operations on June 1, 1944, subsequently part of the Japanese National Railways (JNR). Containerized freight operations were handled from April 1, 1962 to July 1, 1975. With the privatization and dissolution of the JNR on April 1, 1987, operation of the freight terminal came under the Japan Freight Railway Company, which resumed container operations from June 20, 1988 to March 16, 1996.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan isbn = 4-87366-874-3: Neko Publishing. 
  2. ^ a b [1] Kintetsu Company History

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Coordinates: 34°55′56.58″N 136°37′19.83″E / 34.9323833°N 136.6221750°E / 34.9323833; 136.6221750