Nishi-Biwajima Station

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Nishi-Biwajima Station
西枇杷島駅
Meitetsu-Nishi-Biwajima-Station.JPG
Nishi Biwajima Station exit
Location 37-2 Nishi Biwajima-cho, Kawaguchi, Kiyosu, Aichi
(愛知県清須市西枇杷島町川口37-2)
Japan
Operated by Meitetsu
Line(s) Nagoya Main Line
History
Opened 1914
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 156,258[1]

Nishi-Biwajima Station (西枇杷島駅?, Nishi Biwajima-eki) is a railway station operated by the private railway operator Meitetsu, located in Kiyosu, Aichi, Japan. It is located 71.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Nagoya Main Line at Toyohashi Junction.

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Biwajima Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

Nishi-Biwajima Station has two island platforms connected by a level crossing.

Platforms[edit]

Northbound  Nagoya Main Line for Sukaguchi Ichinomiya, Gifu, and Tsushima
Northbound  Nagoya Main Line for Sukaguchi, Ichinomiya, Gifu, and Tsushima
Southbound  Nagoya Main Line for Nagoya, Higashi-Okazaki, Toyohashi, Otagawa, and Central Japan International Airport
Southbound  Nagoya Main Line for Nagoya, Higashi-Okazaki, Toyohashi, Otagawa, and Central Japan International Airport

Junctions[edit]

Biwajima Junction as seen from the south, with the Meitetsu Main Line on the left and the Inuyama Line on the right
  • Biwajima Junction (枇杷島分岐点?, Biwajima Bunkiten), where the northbound Inuyama line diverges from the northbound Main Line
  • Shimosuiri Junction (下砂杁信号場?, Shimosuiri Shingōjō), where the southbound lines diverge

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Higashi-Biwajima   Local   Futatsuiri

History[edit]

Nishi-Biwajima Station was opened on January 23, 1914.[2] The station was closed in 1944 due to World War II, and was reopened on August 1, 1944. The station became unattended from February 2004.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 鷲田, 鉄也 (September 2010), 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese), Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc. (8), pp. 20, 21, ISBN 9784023401389  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Coordinates: 35°11′42″N 136°51′55″E / 35.19500°N 136.86528°E / 35.19500; 136.86528