Hamakita Station (浜北駅, Hamakita-eki) is a railway station in Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway company, Enshū Railway.

Hamakita Station

浜北駅
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Hamakita Station, September 2017
LocationNuma 54-1, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 434-0037
Japan
Coordinates34°47′30.01″N 137°47′4.30″E / 34.7916694°N 137.7845278°E / 34.7916694; 137.7845278Coordinates: 34°47′30.01″N 137°47′4.30″E / 34.7916694°N 137.7845278°E / 34.7916694; 137.7845278
Operated byEntetsu logo.svg Enshū Railway
Line(s) Enshū Railway Line
Distance11.2 km from Shin-Hamamatsu
Platforms1 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code13
History
OpenedDecember 6, 1909
Previous namesKibune (to 1923); Enshū-Kibune (to 1977)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)1,606 (daily)
Location
Hamakita Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Hamakita Station
Hamakita Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Hamakita Station is located in Japan
Hamakita Station
Hamakita Station
Hamakita Station (Japan)
Platform

LinesEdit

Hamakita Station is a station on the Enshū Railway Line and is 11.2 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shin-Hamamatsu Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a single island platform, connected to a two-story station building. 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

1  Enshū Railway Line for Shin-Hamamatsu
2  Enshū Railway Line for Nishi-Kajima

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Enshū Railway
Enshū Railway Line
Enshū-Komatsu - Misono-Chūō-kōen

Station historyEdit

Hamakita Station was established on December 6, 1909 as Kibune Station (貴布禰駅, Kibune-eki). It was renamed Enshū-Kibune Station (遠州貴布禰駅, Enshū-Kibune-eki) in April 1923. All freight operations were discontinued in 1973. The station was given its current name in 1977, when the station building was reconstructed into a two-story structure housing a small shopping center. This shopping center closed in 2003.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1,707 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding areaEdit

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 Hamakita Station at Wikimedia Commons