|Location||Hirai-Wakasugi, Shinshiro, Aichi
|Operated by||Central Japan Railway Company|
Higashi-Shimmachi Station (東新町駅? Higashi-Shimmachi-eki) is a railway station on the Iida Line in Shinshiro, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 22.6 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Iida Line at Toyohashi Station.
Higashi-Shimmachi Station was established on January 1, 1914 as a station on the now-defunct Toyokawa Railway (豊川鉄道? Toyokawa Tetsudō). On August 1, 1943, t the Toyokawa Railway were nationalized along with some other local lines to form the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Iida Line. Scheduled freight operations were discontinued in 1971. Along with its 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 in December 2006.
Higashi-Shimmachi Station has a one side platform for bidirectional operation.
|Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」): Does not stop at this station|
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