Futagawa Station

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Futagawa Station
二川駅
FutagawaStation Japan.jpg
Futagawa Station
Location Oiwa-cho, Toyohashi, Aichi
(愛知県豊橋市大岩町南元屋敷)
Japan
Operated by Central Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
History
Opened 1896
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 2,609 daily

Futagawa Station (二川駅?, Futagawa-eki) is a railway station in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on the Tōkaidō Main Line. The station is 286.7 rail kilometers from Tokyo.

History[edit]

Futagawa Station was opened on April 7, 1896 on the Japanese Government Railway (JGR) Tōkaidō Line. The JGR became the JNR after World War II. Freight service was discontinued in 1971 and small parcel service from 1979. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company. A new station building was completed from 2000-2002.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Futagawa Station is an elevated station with a side platform and an island platform, but Track 3 is seldom in operation.The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.

Platform[edit]

1  Tōkaidō Main Line For Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, and Numazu
2・3  Tōkaidō Main Line For Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, and Maibara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Shinjohara   Special Rapid   Toyohashi
Shinjohara   New Rapid   Toyohashi
Shinjohara   Local   Toyohashi

References[edit]

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


Coordinates: 34°43′33″N 137°26′20″E / 34.7259°N 137.4388°E / 34.7259; 137.4388