Jingū-mae Station

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Jingū-mae
神宮前
Jingu-mae Station (exterior 1).jpg
Jingu-mae Station
Location Atsuta, Nagoya, Aichi
Japan
Operated by Meitetsu
Line(s)
History
Opened 1917
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 5,840,270[1]
Ticket gate

Jingū-mae Station (神宮前駅 Jingū-mae-eki?) is a railway station in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad. It is the nearest station to Atsuta Shrine.

Lines[edit]

Jingū-mae Station is served by the following two Meitetsu lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks, with the two inner tracks used by the Tokoname Line and the two outer ones for the Nagoya Main Line.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Nagoya Main Line for Kanayama, Nagoya, and Gifu
 Inuyama Line
Hiromi Line
for Kanayama, Nagoya, Inuyama, and Shin Kani
 Tsushima Line
Bisai Line
for Kanayama, Nagoya, Tsushima, and Saya
3  Tokoname Line
Airport Line
for Ōtagawa, Tokoname, and Central Japan International Airport
 Kōwa Line
Chita New Line
for Ōtagawa, Kōwa, and Utsumi
4  Nagoya Main Line
Toyokawa Line
for Chiryū, Higashi Okazaki, Toyohashi, and Toyokawa-inari
 Nishio Line for Chiryū, Nishio, and Kira Yoshida

History[edit]

The station opened on 19 March 1917, as a station of the Aichi Electric Railway.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Nagoya Main Line
Chiryū   Rapid Limited Express   Kanayama
Chiryū   Limited Express   Kanayama
Horita   Express   Kanayama
Horita   Semi Express   Kanayama
Horita   Local   Kanayama
Tokoname Line
Kanayama (Main Line)   μSKY Limited Express (mainly)   Central Japan International Airport
Kanayama (Main Line)   μSKY Limited Express
(departing from Central Japan Int'l Airport before 9 a.m.)
  Ōtagawa
Kanayama (Main Line)   Limited Express   Ōtagawa
Kanayama (Main Line)   Rapid Express   Ōe
Shūrakuen
Ōtagawa (mainly)
Kanayama (Main Line)   Express   Ōe
Kanayama (Main Line)   Semi Express   Ōe
Kanayama (Main Line)   Local   Toyodahommachi

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. 
  2. ^ 鷲田, 鉄也 (September 2010), クロリクル常滑線, 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese), Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc. (9), p. 9, ISBN 978-4-02-340139-6 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°07′33″N 136°54′45″E / 35.1257924°N 136.9124794°E / 35.1257924; 136.9124794