Kakegawa Station (掛川駅, Kakegawa-eki) is an interchange railway station in the city of Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai). It is connected to the adjacent Tenryū-Hamanako Railway Kakegawa Station, which is located in a separate building.
JR Kakegawa Station south exit in January 2006
|Location||1-1-1 Minami, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka-ken|
|Distance||229.3 km from Tokyo|
|Opened||April 16, 1889|
|Passengers (FY2017)||12,287 daily|
Kakegawa Station is served by the Tōkaidō Shinkansen and the Tōkaidō Main Line and is 229.3 kilometers from Tokyo Station. It is also the terminus for the Tenryū Hamanako Railroad Tenryū Hamanako Line and is located 67.7 kilometers from the opposing terminus at Shinjohara Station.
JR Kakegawa Station has five platforms serving eight tracks. The Tōkaidō Main Line Track 1 is served by a side platform connected to the main station building's north exit and the Tenryū Hamanako Line station. It is used for departing both east and west. Track 2 and Track 3 are served by an island platform. Both platforms are connected to the station building by an underpass, which also connects to the two elevated side platforms used by the Shinkansen (Track 4 and Track 5). The north side of the station is a wooden structure dating from 1940. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned ticket office.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Shimada・Shizuoka・Hamamatsu・Toyohashi|
|2||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Shimada・Shizuoka|
|3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||Hamamatsu・Toyohashi|
|4||■ Tōkaidō Shinkansen||Shizuoka ・ Tokyo|
|5||■ Tōkaidō Shinkansen||Nagoya ・ Shin-Osaka|
Transfer is available from the JR line to the Tenryū Hamanako Line, whose terminus bay platform is in a separate building adjacent to the north exit of the JR station.
|1・2||■ Tenryū-Hamanako Railway||Tenryū Futamata Station・Shinjohara Station|
Hikari: Does not stop at this station
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Tenryū Hamanako Line|
Kakegawa Station was first opened on April 16, 1889 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Shizuoka with Hamamatsu was completed. In 1935 the first section of the Tenryū Hamanako Line opened, with Kakegawa Station as its terminus. On March 13, 1988 the Tōkaidō Shinkansen platforms opened on the south side of the station.
In fiscal 2017, the local portion of the station was used by an average of 11,292 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) and the Tenryū Hamanako portion was used by 995 passengers daily.
- 静岡県統計年鑑2017（平成29年） [Shizuoka Prefectural statistics (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
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