Hikuma Station

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Hikuma Station

曳馬駅
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Hikuma Station in November 2012
LocationHikuma 4-20-3, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 430-0901
Japan
Coordinates34°43′59.83″N 137°44′29.04″E / 34.7332861°N 137.7414000°E / 34.7332861; 137.7414000Coordinates: 34°43′59.83″N 137°44′29.04″E / 34.7332861°N 137.7414000°E / 34.7332861; 137.7414000
Operated byEntetsu logo.svg Enshū Railway
Line(s) Enshū Railway Line
Distance3.4 km from Shin-Hamamatsu
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code06
History
OpenedDecember 6, 1909
Previous namesNakanogo (to 1926), Enshū Nakanogo (to 1951), Enshū-Hikuma (to 2012)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)1,288 (daily)
Location
Hikuma Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Hikuma Station
Hikuma Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Hikuma Station is located in Japan
Hikuma Station
Hikuma Station
Hikuma Station (Japan)
Platform

Hikuma Station (曳馬駅, Hikuma-eki) is a railway station in Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway company, Enshū Railway.

Lines[edit]

Hikuma Station is a station on the Enshū Railway Line and is 3.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shin-Hamamatsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms serving two tracks. It is manned during daylight hours. The station building has automated ticket machines, and automated turnstiles which accept the NicePass smart card, as well as ET Card, a magnetic card ticketing system.

Platforms[edit]

1  Enshū Railway Line for Hamakita and Nishi-Kajima
2  Enshū Railway Line for Shin-Hamamatsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Enshū Railway
Enshū Railway Line
Sukenobu - Kamijima

Station History[edit]

Enshū-Hikuma Station pre-2012

Hikuma Station was established on December 6, 1909 as Nakanogo Station (島ノ郷駅, Nakanogo-eki). It was renamed as Enshū-Nakanogo Station (遠州島ノ郷駅, Enshū-Nakanogo-eki) in 1926, renamed as Enshū-Hikuma Station (遠州曳馬駅, Enshū-Hikuma-eki) in 1951, renamed to its present name in 2012, when the tracks were elevated and the station building rebuilt.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1,288 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hikuma Junior High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年)) (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hikuma Station at Wikimedia Commons