Horita Station (Meitetsu)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Horita Station
堀田駅
Meitetsu Horita Station 01.JPG
East Entrance
Location Shinkai-cho 28-26, Mizuho, Nagoya, Aichi
(愛知県名古屋市瑞穂区新開町28番26号)
Japan
Operated by Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 2,509,939 [1]
South

Horita Station (堀田駅?, Horita-eki) is a railway station on the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line located in Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, Japan. It is located 61.1 kilometers from the junction of the Nagoya Main Line at Toyohashi.

History[edit]

Horita Station was opened on April 15, 1928 as a station on the Aichi Electric Railway. On April 1, 1935, the Aichi Electric Railway merged with the Nagoya Railroad (the forerunner of present-day Meitetsu). Ticket vending machines were installed at this station on August 16, 1965, the first in Japan. The tracks were elevated from 1967-1968.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Horita Station has two opposed side platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line For Meitetsu Nagoya, Meitetsu Gifu and Inuyama
For Passing  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
For Passing  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
4  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line For Higashi Okazaki Toyohashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Narumi   Express (急行)   Jingū-mae
Narumi   Semi Express (準急)   Jingū-mae
Yobitsugi   Local (普通)   Jingū-mae

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 第10章 運輸・通信 (平成20年度刊愛知県統計年鑑) [Statistics of Aichi in Year 20 of the Heisei Era] (in Japanese). Aichi Prefecture. 2008. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°07′13″N 136°55′12″E / 35.1203°N 136.92°E / 35.1203; 136.92