Shin Anjō Station

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Shin Anjō Station
新安城駅
SHIN ANJO STATION south entrance.jpg
The south exit
Location 1-1-5 Higashi Sakae-chō, Anjō, Aichi
(愛知県安城市東栄町一丁目1-5)
Japan
Operated by Meitetsu
Line(s) Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1923
Previous names Imamura (until 1970)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2009[citation needed]) 17,580 daily

Shin Anjō Station (新安城駅?, Shin-Anjō-eki) is a railway station on the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line in Anjō, Aichi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu).

Lines[edit]

Shin Anjō Station is served by the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line and Meitetsu Nishio Line. It is a terminus for the Nishio Line, and lies 38.5 km from the terminus of the Nagoya Main Line at Toyohashi Station.

Layout[edit]

Shin Anjō Station has three island platforms serving six tracks. Track one terminates at this station.

Platforms[edit]

1  Meitetsu Nishio Line for Nishio and Kira-Yoshida
2  Meitetsu Meitetsu Nishio Line for Nishio and Kira Yoshida
3  Nagoya Main Line for Meitetsu Nagoya, Meitetsu Gifu, and Inuyama (also from the Nishio Line)
4  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line for Meitetsu Nagoya, Meitetsu Gifu, and Inuyama
5  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line for Higashi Okazaki and Toyohashi
6  Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line for Higashi Okazaki and Toyohashi
Shin Anjō Station track diagram

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Nagoya Main Line
Rapid Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Higashi Okazaki   Limited Express   Chiryū
Higashi Okazaki   Express   Chiryū
Yahagibashi   Semi Express   Chiryū
Utō   Local   Ushida
Nishio Line
From Main Line   Limited Express   Minami Anjō
From Main Line   Express   Minami Anjō
From Main Line   Semi Express   Minami-Anjō
From Main Line   Local   Kita Anjō

History[edit]

The station opened on June 1, 1922, as Imamura Station (今村駅?, Imamura-eki) on the privately owned Aichi Electric Railway, which was acquired by the Meitetsu Group on August 1, 1935. The station was renamed Shin Anjo on May 1, 1970.

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Coordinates: 34°59′13″N 137°05′07″E / 34.9870732°N 137.0851868°E / 34.9870732; 137.0851868