Mikkabi Station (三ヶ日駅, Mikkabi-eki) is a railway station in Kita-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Tenryū Hamanako Railroad.

Mikkabi Station

三ヶ日駅
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Mikkabi Station in March 2006
LocationMikkabi-cho, Mikkabi 1148-3, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken 431-1414
Japan
Coordinates34°48′09″N 137°33′06″E / 34.80250°N 137.55167°E / 34.80250; 137.55167Coordinates: 34°48′09″N 137°33′06″E / 34.80250°N 137.55167°E / 34.80250; 137.55167
Operated byTenryū Hamanako Railroad
Line(s) Tenryū Hamanako Line
Distance55.6 kilometers from Kakegawa
Platforms1 side +1 island platforms
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedMay 6, 1936
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)218 daily
Location
Mikkabi Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Mikkabi Station
Mikkabi Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Mikkabi Station is located in Japan
Mikkabi Station
Mikkabi Station
Mikkabi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Mikkabi Station is served by the Tenryū Hamanako Line, and is located 55.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Kakegawa Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a side platform and an island platform connected to a wooden one-story station building by a level crossing. The station is staffed. The station building is protected as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties of Japan since 2011. [1]

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tenryū Hamanako Railroad
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Tsuzuki - Okuhamanako

Station HistoryEdit

Mikkabi Station was established on May 6, 1936 as the terminal station of the Japan National Railways Futamata-nishi Line, with the other terminal at Shinjohara Station. By April 1, 1938, the line was extended onwards to Kanasashi Station. Freight services were discontinued in 1970. After the privatization of JNR on March 15, 1987, the station came under the control of the Tenryū Hamanako Line.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 218 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "天竜浜名湖鉄道三ヶ日駅本屋" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Mikkabi Station at Wikimedia Commons