Enshū-Mori Station

Enshū-Mori Station (遠州森駅, Enshū-Mori-eki) is a railway station in the town of Mori, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Tenryū Hamanako Railroad.

Enshū-Mori Station

遠州森駅
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Enshū-Mori Station in November 2006
LocationMori 980-2, Mori-machi, Shūchi-gun, Shizuoka-ken 437-0215
Japan
Coordinates34°49′51.24″N 137°55′25.37″E / 34.8309000°N 137.9237139°E / 34.8309000; 137.9237139Coordinates: 34°49′51.24″N 137°55′25.37″E / 34.8309000°N 137.9237139°E / 34.8309000; 137.9237139
Operated byTenryū Hamanako Railroad
Line(s) Tenryū Hamanako Line
Distance12.8 kilometers from Kakegawa
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 17, 1935
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)362 daily
Location
Enshū-Mori Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Enshū-Mori Station
Enshū-Mori Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Enshū-Mori Station is located in Japan
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Enshū-Mori Station
Enshū-Mori Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Enshū-Mori Station is served by the Tenryū Hamanako Line, and is located 12.8 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Kakegawa Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a side platform and an island platform serving three tracks, connected to an old wooden station building by a level crossing. The station is staffed. The station building and platform, which were built in 1935 were designated a Registered Tangible Cultural Property in 2011.[1]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tenryū Hamanako Railroad
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Towata - Morimachibyōin-mae

Station HistoryEdit

Enshū-Mori Station was established on April 17, 1935, the terminal station on the Japan National Railway Futamata line, until the extension of the line to Kanasashi Station on June 1, 1940. Freight services were discontinued in 1970. After the privatization of JNR on March 15, 1987, the station came under the control of the Tenryū Hamanako Line.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 362 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Mori town hall

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "天竜浜名湖鉄道遠州森駅本屋及び上りプラットホーム" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Enshū-Mori Station at Wikimedia Commons