Shiratsuka Station

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Shiratsuka Station
白塚駅
Shiratsuka station platform.JPG
Shiratsuka Station
Location 820-2 Shiratsuka, Tsu, Mie
(三重県津市白塚町820-2)
Japan
Operated by Kintetsu Railway
Line(s) Nagoya Line
History
Opened 1944
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 910 daily

Shiratsuka Station (白塚駅?, Shiratsuka-eki) is a railway station on the Nagoya Line in Tsu, Mie Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. Shiratsuka Station is served by the Nagoya Line, and is 61.7 rail kilometres from the terminus of the line at Kintetsu Nagoya Station.[1]

Line[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Shiratsuka Station has two island platforms serving four tracks, connecting with a level crossing to and from the station building in the south-east of Ise-Nakagawa-bound platform. Shiratsuka Depot is located in the area of the station.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Nagoya Line for Tsu, Toba and Kashikojima
Change to the Osaka Line at Ise-Nakagawa for Osaka and Kyoto
3, 4  Nagoya Line for Yokkaichi, Kuwana and Nagoya (partly from Track 1)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Nagoya Line
Toyotsu-Ueno   Local   Takadahonzan
Express: Does not stop at this station

History[edit]

Shiratsuka Station opened on May 8, 1944 as a station on Kansai Express Railway's Nagoya Line. [2] This line was merged with the Nankai Electric Railway on June 1st 1944 to form Kintetsu.[2]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°46′13.3″N 136°31′56.9″E / 34.770361°N 136.532472°E / 34.770361; 136.532472