Myōjō Station

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Myōjō Station
明星駅
Myojo stn.jpg
Myōjō Station in 2008
Location
Prefecture Mie
(See other stations in Mie)
Town Meiwa
Neighborhood 2564 Myōjō
Postal code 515-0313
Address in Japanese 三重県多気郡明和町大字明星2564
History
Opened 1930
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu
Line(s) Kintetsu Yamada Line
Statistics 595 passengers/day (FY2010)

Myōjō Station (明星駅 Myōjō-eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Yamada Line in Meiwa, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu. Myōjō Station is 19.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ise-Nakagawa Station.[1] The station has the Inspection Center for the Yamada Line, the Toba Line and the Shima Line.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Myōjō Station has two island platforms serving 2 tracks each. Tracks (Platforms) 2 and 4 are main tracks and Tracks (Platforms) 1 and 3 are refuge tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Yamada Line for Ujiyamada, Toba and Kashikojima
3, 4  Yamada Line for Ise-Nakagawa
Change trains at Matsusaka or Ise-Nakagawa for Nagoya, Osaka and Kyoto
  • The first train for Ise-Nakagawa (through to Nabari on the Osaka Line) departs from Track (Platform) 1.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Yamada Line
Saikū   Local   Akeno

History[edit]

Myōjō Station opened on March 27, 1930 as a station on the Sangu Kyuko Electric Railway. On March 15, 1941, the line merged with Osaka Electric Railway to become a station on Kansai Kyuko Railway's Yamada Line. [2] This line in turn was merged with the Nankai Electric Railway on June 1, 1944 to form Kintetsu.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kintetsu Myōjō Train Inspection Center

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°31′54″N 136°38′33″E / 34.5318°N 136.6426°E / 34.5318; 136.6426