Shin-Hamamatsu Station

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Shin-Hamamatsu Station
Entetsu Shin Hamamatsu sta 001.jpg
Shin-Hamamatsu Station
Location Kajimachi, Naka, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
(静岡県 浜松市中区鍛冶町4)
Operated by Enshū Railway
Line(s) Enshū Railway Line
Opened 1927
Passengers (2006) 7749 daily

Shin-Hamamatsu Station (新浜松駅, Shin-Hamamatsu-eki) is a terminal train station on the Enshū Railway Line in Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Hamamatsu Station servicing the Tōkaidō Main Line and Tōkaidō Shinkansen lines is a three-minute walk away.

Station history[edit]

Shin-Hamamatsu Station was established on September 1, 1927, as Asahimachi Station (旭日町駅, Asahimachi-eki). Its reinforced concrete station building was also the headquarters of the Enshū Railway, and was regarded as one of the most modern buildings in Hamamatsu. It was destroyed during the bombing of Hamamatsu in World War II. The station was rebuilt after the war, and renamed Shin-Hamamatsu in 1953. The tracks were elevated in 1981, and a new station was constructed 100 meters to the northeast, closer to Hamamatsu Station. On the former site now stands the Hamamatsu Meitetsu Hotel. The associated Entetsu Department Store opened within the station building in 1988, and the station was modified to become barrier free in 2004.



Shin-Hamamatsu Station is an elevated station with a twin opposed side platforms. The station building is a major department store in downtown Hamamatsu. The station building has automated ticket machines, and automated turnstiles, which accept the NicePass, smart card, as well as ET Card, a magnetic card ticketing system.

Adjacent stations[edit]

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Enshū Railway
Enshū Railway Line
Terminus - Dai-Ichi-dōri

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Coordinates: 34°42′13.39″N 137°43′56.56″E / 34.7037194°N 137.7323778°E / 34.7037194; 137.7323778