Yabachō Station

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Yabachō Station
矢場町駅
Meijyo-Line-Yaba-cho-Sta.jpg
Entrance at Matsuzakaya main building
Location Sakae 3-31-13, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi
(名古屋市中区栄三丁目31-13)
Japan
Operated by Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya
Line(s) Meijō Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code M04
History
Opened 1967
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 25,818 daily

Yabachō Station (矢場町駅?, Yabachō-eki)is an underground metro station located in Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan operated by the Nagoya Municipal Subway.[1] It is located 2.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Meijō Line at Kanayama Station. This station provides access to several department stores in Sakae such as Parco and Matsuzakaya.

History[edit]

Yabachō Station was opened on 30 March 1967.[2] It is named after the historic neighbourhood of Yaba-chō.

At the entrance to the turnstiles, a mechanical water clock by the French scientist Bernard Gitton was installed in the 1990s.[3][4]

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Yabacho Station has two underground opposed side platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Meijō Line For Kanayama, Aratamabashi, and Nagoyakō (counterclockwise)
2  Meijō Line For Sakae and Ōzone (clockwise)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nagoya Municipal Subway
Meijō Line
Kamimaezu - Sakae

References[edit]

  1. ^ 矢場町 [Yabacho] (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 
  2. ^ 佐藤, 信之 (19 June 2004), 地下鉄の歴史首都圏・中部・近畿圏 (in Japanese), グランプリ出版, ISBN 4-87687-260-0 
  3. ^ "Delightful Machines - Bernard Gitton's Liquid Science". marcdatabase.com. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Matsuzakaya's 松坂屋 Time-Flow water clock by Bernard Gitton, at Yabachou Station, Nagoya City Subway Japan.". flickr.com. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Yabachō Station at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 35°09′50″N 136°54′33″E / 35.1640°N 136.9092°E / 35.1640; 136.9092