Gifu-Hashima Station

Gifu-Hashima Station (岐阜羽島駅, Gifu-Hashima-eki) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Shinkansen located in the city of Hashima, Gifu, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). It is the sole Shinkansen station in Gifu Prefecture.

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Gifu-Hashima Station

岐阜羽島駅
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The north side of Gifu-Hashima Station in October 2017
Location645-1 Fukujuchō Hirakata, Hashima-shi, Gifu-ken 501-6257
Japan
Coordinates35°18′57″N 136°41′08″E / 35.31583°N 136.68556°E / 35.31583; 136.68556Coordinates: 35°18′57″N 136°41′08″E / 35.31583°N 136.68556°E / 35.31583; 136.68556
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)Shinkansen jrc.svg Tokaido Shinkansen
Distance396.3 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks6
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website (in Japanese)
History
OpenedOctober 1, 1964
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)2824
Location
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Gifu-Hashima Station
Location within Gifu Prefecture
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Gifu-Hashima Station
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Gifu-Hashima Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Gifu-Hashima Station is served only by the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, and is located 396.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo. Shin-Hashima Station, the terminal of the Meitetsu Hashima Line is located in front of the Shinkansen station and provides railway access to the city of Gifu.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks, with two additional centre tracks for non-stop passing trains. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

0  Tōkaidō Shinkansen Not in use (Used in an emergency or for extra trains)
1  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Nagoya and Tokyo
2  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Shin-Osaka and Hakata
3  Tōkaidō Shinkansen Not in use (Used in an emergency or for extra trains)

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Tokaido Shinkansen
Nagoya - Maibara

HistoryEdit

The station opened on October 1, 1964. With the privatization and dissolution of Japan National Railways on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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