Shingū Station

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Shingū

新宮駅
JR-Central and JR-West commuter rail station
Shingū Station
Shingū Station
Location1-1, Jofuku 2-chōme, Shingū
Wakayama
  • Japan
  • (和歌山県新宮市徐福二丁目1-1)
Coordinates33°43′30.76″N 135°59′38.97″E / 33.7252111°N 135.9941583°E / 33.7252111; 135.9941583Coordinates: 33°43′30.76″N 135°59′38.97″E / 33.7252111°N 135.9941583°E / 33.7252111; 135.9941583
Owned byJR logo (central).svg Central Japan Railway Company
JR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Operated byJR logo (central).svg Central Japan Railway Company
JR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Kisei Main Line
 W  Kisei Main Line (Kinokuni Line)
Distance180.2 km (112.0 mi) from Kameyama
Platforms2 side platform
Tracks3
Train operatorsJR logo (central).svg Central Japan Railway Company
JR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Bus standsyes
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessNone
Other information
Websitehttp://www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0622049
History
Opened11 March 1913 (1913-03-11)[1]
Electrified1978[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2016)972 daily[3]
Services
Preceding station   JR-Central   Following station
Kisei Main Line
Udono
Toward Kumanoshi, Matsusaka and Nagoya
  Local   Terminus
Preceding station   JR-West   Following station
 W  Kisei Main Line (Kinokuni Line)
Terminus   Local   Miwasaki
Toward Kii-Katsuura, Wakayama, Shin-Ōsaka, and Kyōto

Shingū Station (新宮駅, Shingū-eki) is a railway station in Shingū, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

Overview[edit]

Shingu Station is the main railway station in Shingu, and plays an important role in the operation of the Kisei Main Line. The jurisdiction of the Kisei Main Line is divided at Shingu Station. The section of the line South-West of Shingu Station falls under JR West's jurisdiction and the section North-East of Shingu Station falls under JR Tokai's jurisdiction. In addition, Shingu Station serves as the border for electrification, as the line running North-East of Shingu is not electrified. There is a sign stating the boundary between the two companies at the North entrance of Tankaku tunnel.

Lines[edit]

Buildings[edit]

1   W  Kisei Main Line (Kinokuni Line) for Kii-Katsuura, Wakayama, Shin-Ōsaka and Kyōto
2,3   W  Kisei Main Line (Kinokuni Line) for Kii-Katsuura, Wakayama, Shin-Ōsaka and Kyōto
 Kisei Main Line for Kumanoshi, Matsusaka and Nagoya

Luggage storage[edit]

There are 31 coin operated luggage lockers at this station, which may be rented for up to three days.[4]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central)
Kisei Line
Udono Local Terminus
Kumanoshi Nanki Kii-Katsuura
West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Kisei Line (Kinokuni Line)
Terminus Local Miwasaki
Terminus Kuroshio Kii-Katsuura

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sone, Satoru (10 January 2010). 朝日新聞出版分冊百科編集部 (ed.). 週刊 歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 国鉄・JR. 週刊朝日百科. 25号 紀勢本線・参宮線・名松線. Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc. pp. 18–21.
  2. ^ 『'88 JR西日本』西日本旅客鉄道,1988, p.97.
  3. ^ 『和歌山県統計年鑑』and『和歌山県公共交通機関等資料集』
  4. ^ "Coin Lockers". Tanabe City Kumano Tourist Bureau. Retrieved 9 November 2019.

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