JR Maisaka Station in 2006
(See other stations in Shizuoka)
|Postal code||431 - 0203|
|Address in Japanese||浜松市西区馬郡町|
|Former name||Magoori Station|
|Present name since||1940|
|Operator(s)||Central Japan Railway Company|
|Line(s)||Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Statistics||2,535 passengers/day 2006|
|Small bus terminal at this station|
Maisaka Station (舞阪駅 Maisaka-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of Central Japan Railway Company in Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station is 267.5 rail kilometers from Tokyo.
Maisaka Station was opened on September 1, 1888 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Hamamatsu Station with Ōbu Station was completed. It was originally named Magoori Station (馬郡駅 Magoori-eki?). It was renamed Maisaka on December 1, 1888, but the kanji spelling of its name assumed its present form only in 1940. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1971.
Maisaka Station has a side platform serving Track 1 and an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3, connected to the station building by an overpass. Track 1 is used only during peak hours. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, Maibara|
|2・3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||For Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Mishima|
|Central Japan Railway Company|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
- Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(Japanese)
- Official home page (Japanese)