Kanayama Station (Aichi)
|Location||Atsuta-ku and Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
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Kanayama Station (金山駅? Kanayama-eki) is a railway station partly in Naka-ku, and partly in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. This station is a concentrated terminal of JR Central, Meitetsu and Nagoya Municipal Subway. This is the main access terminal to Chūbu Centrair International Airport, and provides access to Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
JR Central Kanayama Station
|JR Central station|
|Location||Kanayama 1-17-18, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
|Operated by||JR Central|
|Passengers (2008)||56,759 daily|
JR Kanayama Station is one of the stations within Kanayama Station, and the second one to have been opened, on January 25, 1962 , after Meitetsu Kanayama. It is a main stop on the Chūō Line and the Tōkaidō Line. On the Tōkaidō Main Line, there is a rapid train known as the Home Liner, and on the Chūō Main Line, there is a rapid train known as the Central Liner. There is a special wicket that allows passengers to transfer from JR lines to Meitetsu lines, which is possible because the Meitetsu tracks are within the JR tracks. There is also a service counter. Business hours at the ticket counter are from 5:30 am to 11:50 pm.
- Tōkaidō Line
- Chūō Line
|1||■ Chūō Main Line||For Kōzōji, Tajimi, Mizunami, Ena, and Nakatsugawa|
|2||■ Chūō Main Line||For Nagoya|
|3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Ōbu, Kariya, Okazaki, Toyohashi, and Taketoyo|
|4||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Owari-Ichinomiya, Gifu, and Ōgaki|
There are two physical platforms for four lines. The two physical platforms straddle the platforms of Meitetsu Kanayama, which are sandwiched in the middle. Platforms 1 and 2 are for the Chūō Line, with Platform 1 serving trains bound for Tajimi Station and Platform 2 serving trains bound for Nagoya Station. Platforms 3 and 4 are for the Tōkaidō Line, with Platform 3 serving trains bound for Toyohashi Station and Platform 4 serving trains bound for Nagoya Station.
Meitetsu Kanayama Station
|Nagoya Railroad station|
|Location||Kanayama-cho 1-1-18, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
|Operated by||Nagoya Railroad|
|Line(s)||Nagoya Main Line|
|Previous names||Kanayamabashi (until 1989)|
|Passengers (2008)||73,167 daily|
Meitetsu Kanayama station holds the distinction of being the oldest of the three stations that make up Kanayama Station, having been operating since September 1, 1944. Originally it was known as Kanayamabashi Station.
There are three wickets, namely the West Wicket, Central Wicket, and East Wicket. There is also a special wicket that allows transfers between JR and Meitetsu Lines.
2 island platforms serve 4 tracks.
|1, 2||■ Nagoya Line||for Nagoya, Ichinomiya and Gifu|
|■ Inuyama Line
|for Iwakura, Inuyama, Shin Unuma and Shin Kani|
|■ Tsushima Line
|for Tsushima, Saya and Yatomi|
|3, 4||■ Nagoya Line
|for Jingū-mae, Narumi, Chiryū, Higashi Okazaki, Toyohashi and Toyokawa-inari|
|■ Nishio Line||for Nishio, and Kira Yoshida|
|■ Tokoname Line
|for Ōtagawa, Tokoname and Central Japan International Airport|
|■ Kowa Line
Chita New Line
|for Chita Handa, Kōwa and Utsumi|
Nagoya Municipal Subway Kanayama Station
|Nagoya Subway station|
|Location||Kanayama 1-13-11, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
|Operated by||Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya|
|Passengers (2008)||71,314 daily|
- Meijō Line (Station Number: M01)
- Meikō Line (Station Number: E01)
|1||■ Meijō Line||for Aratama-bashi, Yagoto, and Motoyama|
|2||■ Meikō Line||for Tōkai-dōri and Nagoyakō|
|3||■ Meijō Line||from Nagoyako for Kamimaezu, Sakae, and Ōzone|
|4||■ Meijō Line||from Aratama-bashi for Kamimaezu, Sakae, and Ōzone|
There are four platforms. Platforms 3 and 4, on one physical platform, both serve trains bound for Sakae Station and Ōzone Station. The other physical platform has trains bound for Nagoyakō Station on Platform 2 and trains bound for Aratama-bashi Station on Platform 1.
|Nagoya Municipal Subway|
|Hibino||-||Higashi Betsuin (Meijo Line)|
- Media related to Kanayama Station (Aichi) at Wikimedia Commons
- 金山駅 [Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- バリアフリー [Barrier-free Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- 金山 [Kanayama] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- 駅構内店舗 [Shops inside the Station] (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
- 駅構内図 [Diagram of Station Interior] (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- Nagoya Transportation Bureau's page on Kanayama Subway Station (Japanese)
- Asunal Kanayama (shopping and dining) (Japanese)