Ise-Nakagawa Station

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Ise-Nakagawa Station
Ise-Nakagawa Station West.jpg
Ise-Nakagawa Station
Prefecture Mie
(See other stations in Mie)
City Matsusaka
Neighborhood 1-93 Ureshinonakagawashin-cho
Postal code 515-2325
Address in Japanese 三重県松阪市嬉野中川新町一丁目93
Opened 1930
Former name Sankyū-Nakagawa Station
Present name since 1941
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu
Line(s) Kintetsu Osaka Line
Kintetsu Nagoya Line
Kintetsu Yamada Line
Statistics 3696 passengers/day (FY2010)

Ise-Nakagawa Station (伊勢中川駅 Ise-Nakagawa-eki?) is a major junction railway station operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu in Matsusaka, Mie Prefecture. The station is served by the Yamada Line, and is a Terminus for the Osaka Line.[1]

The station has a stationmaster and is responsible for the administration of the sections between Higashi-Aoyama Station and this station on the Osaka Line and between this station and Higashi-Matsusaka Station on the Yamada Line.


Station layout[edit]

Ise-Nakagawa Station has six parallel tracks numbered 1 through 6. Four island platforms are located to serve Tracks 1 & 2, 2 & 3, 3 & 4, and 4 & 5. Track 6 is served by one side platform. This layout enables trains on Tracks 2, 3, 4 and 5 to open doors on the both sides of the trains for easy transfer among the three connecting major lines at this station.

Limited express trains running directly between the Osaka Line and the Nagoya Line do not pass through the station. Instead, these trains use a crossover between the two lines located north of the station. The two trunk lines and this crossover constitutes a triangle.

1  Yamada Line local trains for Matsusaka, Ujiyamada, Toba and Kashikojima
 Nagoya Line local trains starting for Tsu, Yokkaichi and Nagoya
2, 3  Yamada Line for Matsusaka, Ujiyamada, Toba and Kashikojima
 Nagoya Line starting for Tsu, Yokkaichi and Nagoya in the mornings and the evenings
 Osaka Line express trains starting for Osaka Uehommachi
4, 5  Nagoya Line for Tsu, Yokkaichi and Nagoya
 Osaka Line for Osaka Uehommachi, Osaka Namba, Kōbe, Kyōto and Nara
6  Osaka Line local trains for Higashi-Aoyama and Nabari
Track layout of Ise-Nakagawa Station[2][3]
Nagoya Line
for Tsu, Yokkaichi and Nagoya
Track layout of Ise-Nakagawa Station Yamada Line
for Ujiyamada,
and Kashikojima
Osaka Line
for Osaka Uehommachi, Osaka Namba and Kyōto

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Osaka Line
Kawai-Takaoka   Local   (Yamada Line)
Sakakibara-Onsenguchi   Express   (Yamada Line)
Sakakibara-Onsenguchi   Rapid Express   (Yamada Line)
  Limited Express   (Yamada Line)
Kintetsu Nagoya Line
Momozono   Local   (Yamada Line)
Hisai   Express   (Yamada Line)
  Limited Express   (Yamada Line)
Kintetsu Yamada Line
(Osaka Line)
(Nagoya Line)
  Local   Ise-Nakahara
(Osaka Line)
(Nagoya Line)
  Express   Matsusaka
(Osaka Line)   Rapid Express   Matsusaka
(Osaka Line)
(Nagoya Line)
  Limited Express   Matsusaka

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ureshino Library
  • Ureshino Furusato Center
  • Yuu-Store supermarket


Ise-Nakagawa Station opened on May 18, 1930 as Sankyū-Nakagawa Station (参急中川駅 Sankyū-Nakagawa-eki?) on the Sangu Express Electric Railway. On March 15, 1941, the Sangu Express Electric Railway merged with Osaka Electric Railway to become a station on Kansai Express Railway's Yamada Line, at which time the station was renamed it its present name.[4] This line in turn was merged with the Nankai Electric Railway on June 1, 1944, to form Kintetsu.[4] A new station building was completed in 2004.


  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan isbn = 4-87366-874-3: Neko Publishing. 
  2. ^ Kawashima, Ryōzō (1996). Zenkoku Tetsudō Jijō Dai-kenkyū: Nagoya Toshin-bu, Mie Hen (in Japanese). Sōshisha. p. 172. ISBN 978-4-7942-0700-5. 
  3. ^ Kawashima, Ryōzō (1993). Zenkoku Tetsudō Jijō Dai-kenkyū: Ōsaka Toshin-bu, Nara Hen (in Japanese). Sōshisha. p. 134. ISBN 978-4-7942-0498-1. 
  4. ^ a b Kintetsu Company History

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°38′6.08″N 136°28′40.39″E / 34.6350222°N 136.4778861°E / 34.6350222; 136.4778861