Hiratachō Station

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Hiratachō Station
平田町駅
Hiratacho Station.JPG
Hiratachō Station
Location 3-1-1 Sanjo, Suzuka, Mie
(三重県鈴鹿市算所三丁目1-1)
Japan
Operated by Kintetsu Railway
Line(s) Suzuka Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1963
Traffic
Passengers (2010) 3,192 daily

Hiratachō Station (平田町駅?, Hiratachō-eki) is a railway station is a railway station on the Suzuka Line in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. It is a terminal station of the Suzuka Line, and is located 8.2 rail kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Ise-Wakamatsu Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Hiratachō Station has a single platform served by a single track. All trains depart for Ise-Wakamatsu.

Surrounding area[edit]

Hiratachō Station is at the center of Suzuka's main commercial and shopping area. Nearby lie several large malls, including: the Aeon Suzuka Shopping Center (also known as Bell City, the largest shopping center in the prefecture), the Suzuka Hunter Shopping Center, and Loc Town Suzuka.

Also nearby is Suzuka Circuit; the only direct access via public transportation is by taxi. Going by bus requires an intermediate transfer. Shiroko Station is closer to the circuit.

Other points of interest include:

  • Mie Prefectural Hiino Senior High School
  • Suzuka Junior/Senior High School (private)
  • Honda - Suzuka Plant

History[edit]

Hiratachō Station was opened on April 8, 1963 when the Suzuka Line was extended from Suzukashi Station. [2] PiTaPa usage commenced from April 1, 2007.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Suzuka Line
Mikkaichi   Express   Terminus
Mikkaichi   Local   Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ [1] Kintetsu Company History

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°52′29″N 136°32′31″E / 34.874846°N 136.541988°E / 34.874846; 136.541988