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.

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Kakegawa Station

掛川駅
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JR Kakegawa Station south exit in January 2006
Location1-1-1 Minami, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Japan
Coordinates34°46′11″N 138°00′54″E / 34.76972°N 138.01500°E / 34.76972; 138.01500Coordinates: 34°46′11″N 138°00′54″E / 34.76972°N 138.01500°E / 34.76972; 138.01500
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance229.3 km from Tokyo
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 16, 1889
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)12,287 daily
Location
Kakegawa Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Kakegawa Station
Kakegawa Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Kakegawa Station is located in Japan
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Kakegawa Station
Kakegawa Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

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.

LayoutEdit

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.

 
North exit to JR Kakegawa Station

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōkaidō Main Line ShimadaShizuokaHamamatsuToyohashi
2  Tōkaidō Main Line ShimadaShizuoka
3  Tōkaidō Main Line HamamatsuToyohashi
4  Tōkaidō Shinkansen ShizuokaTokyo
5  Tōkaidō Shinkansen NagoyaShin-Osaka

TransfersEdit

 
Tenryū Hamanako Kakegawa Station

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 StationShinjohara Station

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Shizuoka Kodama Hamamatsu
Nozomi
Hikari: Does not stop at this station
Tōkaidō Main Line
Kikugawa Local Aino
Kikugawa Home Liner Fukuroi
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Terminus - Kakegawa-shiyakusho-mae

HistoryEdit

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.

Passenger statisticsEdit

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.[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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