Meiden Akasaka Station

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Meiden Akasaka Station
名電赤坂駅
Meiden Akasaka Station 2.jpg
A view of the station
Location Akasaka-cho, Toyokawa, Aichi
(愛知県豊川市赤坂町松本35番地2 [1]
Japan
Operated by Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1926
Previous names Aiden Akasaka (until 1938)
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 167,207[2]

Meiden Akasaka Station (名電赤坂駅, Meiden Akasaka-eki) is a railway station on the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line located in Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan. It is located 12.5 kilometers from the junction of the Nagoya Main Line at Toyohashi.

History[edit]

Meiden Akasaka Station was opened on April 1, 1926 as Aiden Akasaka Station (名電赤坂駅, Aiden-Akasaka-eki) on the Aichi Electric Railway. On April 1, 1935, the Aichi Electric Railway merged with the Nagoya Railroad (the forerunner of present-day Meitetsu). The station was renamed to its present name on December 1, 1938. The station has been unattended since 1971.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Meiden-Akasaka Station has two elevated opposed side platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line For Higashi Okazaki, Meitetsu Nagoya, and Inuyama
2  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line For Toyokawa-inari and Toyohashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Goyu   Local (普通)   Meiden Nagasawa

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 名電赤坂 [Meiden-Akasaka] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2010. 
  2. ^ 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. 


Coordinates: 34°51′34″N 137°18′40″E / 34.8595°N 137.3111°E / 34.8595; 137.3111