Kamijima Station

Kamijima Station (上島駅, Kamijima-eki) is a railway station in Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway company, Enshū Railway.

Kamijima Station

上島駅
Kamijima Station 2012.jpg
Kamijima Station in 2012
LocationKamijima 3-40-1, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 433-8122
Japan
Coordinates34°44′28.66″N 137°44′43.45″E / 34.7412944°N 137.7454028°E / 34.7412944; 137.7454028Coordinates: 34°44′28.66″N 137°44′43.45″E / 34.7412944°N 137.7454028°E / 34.7412944; 137.7454028
Operated byEntetsu logo.svg Enshū Railway
Line(s) Enshū Railway Line
Distance4.5km from Shin-Hamamatsu
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code07
History
OpenedDecember 6, 1909
Previous namesEnshū-Kamijima (1926 - 2012)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)1,726 (daily)
Location
Kamijima Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Kamijima Station
Kamijima Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Kamijima Station is located in Japan
Kamijima Station
Kamijima Station
Kamijima Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Kamijima Station is a station on the Enshū Railway Line and is 4.5 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Shin-Hamamatsu Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station is an elevated station with dual opposed side platforms. It is manned during daylight hours. 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.

PlatformsEdit

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

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Enshū Railway
Enshū Railway Line
Hikuma - Jidōshagakkō Mae

Station HistoryEdit

Kamijima Station was established on December 6, 1909 with a single island platform . It was renamed as Enshū-Kamijima Station (遠州上島駅, Enshū-Kamijima-eki) in 1926, reverting to its original name in 2012. Freight operations began in 1956 with the completion of a large oil terminal nearby; freight operations were discontinued in 1975. The tracks were elevated and reconfigured to dual side platforms from 2008-2012.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1,726 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Hamamatsu Baseball Stadium

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 Kamijima Station at Wikimedia Commons