Enshū-Nishigasaki Station

Enshū-Nishigasaki Station (遠州西ヶ崎駅, Enshū-Nishigasaki-eki) is a railway station in Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway company, Enshū Railway.

Enshū-Nishigasaki Station

遠州西ヶ崎駅
Entetsu Nishigasaki Station 20080817.jpg
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station in August 2008
LocationNishigasaki-cho 686-1, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 431-3115
Japan
Coordinates34°46′36.22″N 137°46′25.84″E / 34.7767278°N 137.7738444°E / 34.7767278; 137.7738444Coordinates: 34°46′36.22″N 137°46′25.84″E / 34.7767278°N 137.7738444°E / 34.7767278; 137.7738444
Operated byEntetsu logo.svg Enshū Railway
Line(s) Enshū Railway Line
Distance9.2 km from Shin-Hamamatsu
Platforms1 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code11
History
OpenedDecember 6, 1909
Previous namesNishigasaki (to 1923)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)859 (daily)
Location
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station is located in Japan
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station
Enshū-Nishigasaki Station (Japan)
Platform

LinesEdit

Enshū-Nishigasaki Station is a station on the Enshū Railway Line and is 9.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shin-Hamamatsu Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a single unnumbered island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station building has automated ticket machines, and automated turnstiles which accept the NicePass smart card, as well as ET Card, a magnetic card ticketing system. The station is attended.

PlatformsEdit

west  Enshū Railway Line for Shin-Hamamatsu
for Hamakita and Nishi-Kajima
east  Enshū Railway Line siding

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Enshū Railway
Enshū Railway Line
Sekishi - Enshū-Komatsu

Station historyEdit

Enshū-Nishigasaki Station was established on December 6, 1909 as Nishigasaki Station (西ヶ崎駅, Nishigasaki-eki). It was renamed to its present name in April 1923, Freight services were discontinued from 1973.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 859 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Enshu Railway sales office
  • Nishinasaki Post Office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年)) (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Enshū-Nishigasaki Station at Wikimedia Commons