Miyamachi Station

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Miyamachi Station
宮町駅
Kintetsu Miyamachi station West exit.jpg
Miyamachi Station west exit
Location 686 Takabuku, Misono-cho, Ise, Mie
(三重県伊勢市御薗町高向686)
Japan
Operated by Kintetsu
Line(s) Kintetsu Yamada Line
History
Opened 1930
Previous names Gekūmae (until 1933)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 736 daily

Miyamachi Station (宮町駅 Miyamachi-eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Yamada Line in Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu. Miyamachi Station is 26.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ise-Nakagawa Station.[1]

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Miyamachi Station has a two opposed side platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Yamada Line for Ujiyamada, Toba and Kashikojima
2  Yamada Line for Ise-Nakagawa, Nagoya and Osaka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Yamada Line
Obata   Local   Iseshi
Matsusaka   Express (Nagoya Line through trains)
(in the morning and the evening)
  Iseshi

History[edit]

Miyamae Station opened on March 27, 1930 as Gekūmae Station (外宮前駅 Gekūmae-eki?) on the Sangu Express Electric Railway. On March 15, 1941, the line merged with Osaka Electric Railway to become a station on Kansai Express Railway's Yamada Line. [2] This line in turn was merged with the Nankai Electric Railway on June 1, 1944 to form Kintetsu.[2] The station was renamed to its present name in March 1933.[1] A new station building was completed in March 1997.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ a b [1] Kintetsu Company History

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Coordinates: 34°29′53″N 136°41′54″E / 34.4980°N 136.6983°E / 34.4980; 136.6983