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JR Kakegawa Station south exit in January 2006
|Location||1-1-1 Minami, Kakegawa, Shizuoka
|Passengers (FY2006)||11,738 (Tōkaidō Main Line) daily|
Kakegawa Station (掛川駅 Kakegawa-eki) is an interchange railway station in Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, on the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, Tōkaidō Main Line, and Tenryū-Hamanako Railway. It is located 239.3 kilometers from Tokyo Station. It is operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).
- Central Japan Railway Company
- Tenryū Hamanako Railroad
JR Kakegawa Station has five platforms serving eight tracks. The Tōkaidō Main Line Track 1 is served by a side platform connected to the main station building's north exit and the Tenryū Hamanako Line station. It is used for departing both east and west. Track 2 and Track 3 are served by an island platform. Both platforms are connected to the station building by an underpass, which also connects to the two elevated side platforms used by the Shinkansen (Track 4 and Track 5). The north side of the station is a wooden structure dating from 1940. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Shimada・Shizuoka・Hamamatsu・Toyohashi|
|2||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Shimada・Shizuoka|
|3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Hamamatsu・Toyohashi|
|4||■ Tōkaidō Shinkansen||Shizuoka ・ Tokyo|
|5||■ Tōkaidō Shinkansen||Nagoya ・ Shin-Osaka|
Transfer is available from the JR line to the Tenryū Hamanako Line, whose terminus bay platform is in a separate building adjacent to the north exit of the JR station.
|1・2||■ Tenryū-Hamanako Railway||Tenryū Futamata Station・Shinjohara Station|
Hikari: Does not stop at this station
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Tenryū Hamanako Line|
Kakegawa Station was first opened on April 16, 1889 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Shizuoka with Hamamatsu was completed. In 1935 the first section of the Tenryū Hamanako Line opened, with Kakegawa Station as its terminus. Regular freight service was discontinued in 1984. On March 13, 1988 the Tōkaidō Shinkansen platforms opened on the south side of the station.
- Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)
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- JR Central station information (in Japanese)
- Tenryū Hamanako Railroad Station information (in Japanese)