Higashi-Shimmachi Station

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Higashi-Shimmachi Station
東新町駅
Higashi-Shinmachi Station.jpg
Higashi-Shimmachi Station
Location Hirai-Wakasugi, Shinshiro, Aichi
(愛知県新城市平井字若杉12)
Japan
Operated by Central Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Iida Line
History
Opened 1914

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.

Station History[edit]

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.[1] 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.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Higashi-Shimmachi Station has a one side platform for bidirectional operation.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Iida Line
Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」): Does not stop at this station
Shinshiro   Local (普通)   Chausuyama

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 99. ISBN 4533029809. 


Coordinates: 34°54′22″N 137°30′10″E / 34.9062°N 137.5027°E / 34.9062; 137.5027