Sumiyoshichō Station

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Sumiyoshichō Station
MT-Sumiyoshichō Station-Building.jpg
Sumiyoshichō Station
Location Miyaji 156-2, Handa, Aichi
Operated by Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Opened 1933
Previous names Nōgakkōmae (until 1949)
Passengers (2006) 1,029,859 [1]

Sumiyoshichō Station (住吉町駅, Sumiyoshichō-eki) is a railway station operated by Meitetsu's Kōwa Line located in Handa, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is located 25.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ōtagawa Station.[2]


Sumiyoshichō Station was opened on July 10, 1933 as Nōgakkōmae Station (農学校前駅, Nōgakkōmae-eki) on the Chita Railway. The Chita Railway became part of the Meitetsu group on February 2, 1943. The station was renamed to its present name on December 1, 1949. A new station building was completed in June 1982. In July 2006, the Tranpass system of magnetic fare cards with automatic turnstiles was implemented.



Sumiyoshichō Station has two opposed side platforms, connected by an overpass.


1  Meitetsu Kōwa Line For Chita Handa, Kōwa, and Utsumi
2  Meitetsu Kōwa Line For Ōtagawa and Kanayama

Adjacent stations[edit]

Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Agui   Rapid Express   Chita Handa
Agui   Express   Chita Handa
Agui   Semi Express   Chita Handa
Handaguchi   Local   Chita Handa

External links[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. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. ^ 住吉町 [Sumiyoshichō] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 

Coordinates: 34°54′07″N 136°55′33″E / 34.9020°N 136.9257°E / 34.9020; 136.9257