Ageki Station

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Ageki Station
阿下喜駅
Ageki Station.jpg
New station building
Location Kitaise-cho Ageki 687, Inabe, Mie
(三重県いなべ市北勢町阿下喜687)
Japan
Operated by Sangi Railway
Line(s) Hokusei Line
History
Opened 1931
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 329 daily

Ageki Station (阿下喜駅?, Ageki-eki) is a terminal railway station in Inabe, Mie Prefecture, Japan. It is located 20.4 rail kilometres from the opposing terminus of the Hokusei Line at Nishi-Kuwana Station.

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Layout[edit]

Ageki Station has a single island platform, with trains bound for Nishi-Kuwana using either side of the platform.

Platforms[edit]

1  Hokusei Line for Nishi-Kuwana
2  Hokusei Line for Nishi-Kuwana

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sangi Hokusei Line
Ohda Local Terminus

Surrounding area[edit]

History[edit]

  • July 8, 1931: Station opens as part of Hokusei Railway.
  • June 27, 1934: Hokusei Railway officially renamed Hokusei Electric Railway.
  • February 11, 1944: Station falls under the ownership of Sanco following merger.
  • February 1, 1964: Station falls under the ownership of Mie Electric Railway after railway division of Sanco splits off and forms separate company.
  • April 1, 1965: Station falls under the ownership of Kintetsu following merger.
  • March 25, 1977: Platform length extended from 51 m to 61 m.
  • March 31, 1978: Platform length extended from 61 m to 71 m
  • October 1, 1999: Automatic ticket machine installed. Stations becomes unmanned.
  • April 1, 2003: Kintetsu transfers control of Hokusei Line to Sangi Railway. Station falls under the ownership of Sangi.
  • March 15, 2004: Free parking lot opens outside of station.
  • February 14, 2006: New platform opens.
  • March 23, 2006: Second terminal track opens.
  • December 1, 2006: New station building opens.

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Coordinates: 35°08′47″N 136°31′09″E / 35.146277°N 136.519056°E / 35.146277; 136.519056