Sumiyoshichō Station

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Sumiyoshichō Station
住吉町駅
MT-Sumiyoshichō Station-Building.jpg
Sumiyoshichō Station
Location
Prefecture Aichi
(See other stations in Aichi)
City Handa
Neighborhood etc. Miyaji 156-2
Postal code 475-0902
(in Japanese) 愛知県半田市宮路町156番地2
History
Year opened 1933
Former name Nōgakkōmae Station
Present name since 1949
Rail services
Operator(s) Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Statistics 1,029,859 [1] passengers/year (2006)

Sumiyoshichō Station (住吉町駅 Sumiyoshichō-eki?) is a railway station operated by Meitetsu's Kōwa Line located in Handa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 25.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ōtagawa Station.[2]

History[edit]

Sumiyoshichō Station was opened on July 10, 1933 as Nōgakkōmae Station (農学校前駅 Nōgakkōmae-eki?) on the Chita Railway. The Chita Railway became part of the Meitetsu group on February 2, 1943. The station was renamed to its present name on December 1, 1949. A new station building was completed in June 1982. In July 2006, the Tranpass system of magnetic fare cards with automatic turnstiles was implemented.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Sumiyoshichō Station has two opposed side platforms, connected by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1 Meitetsu Kōwa Line For Chita-Handa, Kōwa, and Utsumi
2 Meitetsu Kōwa Line For Ōtagawa and Meitetsu-Nagoya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Rapid Limited: no stop
Limited Express: no stop
Agui   Rapid Express   Chita-Handa
Agui   Express   Chita-Handa
Agui   Local Express   Chita-Handa
Handaguchi   Local   Chita-Handa

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "第10章 運輸・通信 (平成20年度刊愛知県統計年鑑)" [Statistics of Aichi in Year 20 of the Heisei Era] (in Japanese). Aichi Prefecture. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "住吉町" [Sumiyoshichō] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 

Coordinates: 34°54′07″N 136°55′33″E / 34.9020°N 136.9257°E / 34.9020; 136.9257