Ise-Kawashima Station

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Ise-Kawashima Station
伊勢川島駅
Ise kawashima station.jpg
Ise-Kawashima Station
Location 1052 Kawashima-cho, Yokkaichi, Mie
(三重県四日市市川島町字川原1052)
Japan
Operated by Kintetsu Railway
Line(s) Yunoyama Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1913
Previous names Kawashimamura (until 1954)
Traffic
Passengers 1296 daily

Ise-Kawashima Station (伊勢川島駅, Ise-Kawashima-eki) is a railway station on the Yunoyama Line in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. Ise-Kawashima Station is 5.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kintetsu-Yokkaichi Station.[1]

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Ise-Kawashima Station has two opposed side platforms, connected by an overpass. This makes it possible for trains running in opposite directions one the single-line Yunoyama Line to pass each other at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1   Yunoyama Line for Yokkaichi • Nagoya • Osaka
2   Yunoyama Line for Komono • Yunoyama-Onsen

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yunoyama Line
Ise-Matsumoto   Local   Takatsuno

Usage[edit]

Ise-Kawashima Station is used primarily by morning and evening commuters to school and work.

According to a study conducted on November 8, 2005, 2,218 people passed through this station daily. This made it the:

  • 189th busiest Kintetsu station (out of 323 total stations at the time).
  • 39th busiest Kintetsu station in Mie Prefecture (out of 116 total stations at the time).
  • 5th busiest station on the Yunoyama Line (out of 10 total stations).

Surrounding area[edit]

History[edit]

  • June 1, 1913 - Station opens as Kawashimamura Station (川島村駅, Kawashimamura-eki) on the Yokkaichi Railway.
  • March 1, 1931 - Station falls under the ownership of Mie Railway following merger.
  • February 11, 1944 - Station falls under the ownership of Sanco following merger.
  • July 1954 - Station is renamed Ise-Kawashima Station (伊勢川島駅, Ise-Kawashima-eki)
  • February 1, 1964 - Station falls under the ownership of Mie Electric Railway after railway division of Sanco splits off and forms separate company.
  • April 1, 1965 - Station falls under the ownership of Kintetsu following merger.[2]
  • April 1, 2007 - Support for PiTaPa and ICOCA begins.
  • October 2012 - Station is unattended after installation of automatic wicket gates

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°58′39″N 136°34′01″E / 34.9775°N 136.5670°E / 34.9775; 136.5670