Sumiyoshichō Station

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Sumiyoshichō Station
住吉町駅
MT-Sumiyoshichō Station-Building.jpg
Sumiyoshichō Station
Location Miyaji 156-2, Handa, Aichi
(愛知県半田市宮路町156番地2)
Japan
Operated by Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) Meitetsu Kōwa Line
History
Opened 1933
Previous names Nōgakkōmae (until 1949)
Traffic
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]

History[edit]

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.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

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

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
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]

References[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