Takatsuka Station

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Takatsuka Station
高塚駅
TakatsukaStation.jpg
JR Takatsuka Station in 2005
Location Takatsuka-cho, Minami, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
(浜松市南区高塚町)
Japan
Operated by Central Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1929
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 2,382 daily

Takatsuka Station (高塚駅 Takatsuka-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of Central Japan Railway Company in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station is 262.4 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

History[edit]

A signal box was established at the location of modern Takatsuka Station on March 31, 1911. This became a full train station on July 1, 1929. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued on April 24, 1971; however, occasional freight trains continued to use a shunt from the station to a nearby Suzuki Motors engine plant until October 1, 1983.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Takatsuka Station has one side platform serving Track 1, and one island platforms, serving Track 2 and Track 3 (which was formerly dedicated to freight trains and is no longer in use. The two platforms are connected by an overpass. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.

Platform[edit]

1  Tōkaidō Main Line For Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, Maebara
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Numazu
3  Tōkaidō Main Line unused

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Hamamatsu   Special Rapid   Maisaka
Hamamatsu   New Rapid   Maisaka
Hamamatsu   Local   Maisaka

References[edit]

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(Japanese)


Coordinates: 34°41′25″N 137°40′54″E / 34.69028°N 137.68167°E / 34.69028; 137.68167