Shimokawai Station

Shimokawai Station (下川合駅, Shimokawai-eki) is a railway station on the Iida Line in Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

Shimokawai Station

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Shimokawai Station in October 2007
LocationSakuma-cho, Kawai 595, Tenryū-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Coordinates35°04′09″N 137°47′11″E / 35.06925°N 137.786253°E / 35.06925; 137.786253Coordinates: 35°04′09″N 137°47′11″E / 35.06925°N 137.786253°E / 35.06925; 137.786253
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Iida Line.svg Iida Line
Distance59.9 km from Toyohashi
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
OpenedNovember 11, 1934
Passengers (FY2017)15 (daily)
Shimokawai Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Shimokawai Station
Shimokawai Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Shimokawai Station is located in Japan
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Shimokawai Station
Shimokawai Station (Japan)


Shimokawai Station is served by the Iida Line and is 59.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyohashi Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track, with a small waiting room built onto the platform. It formerly had a single island platform, but was rebuilt in 2008. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Iida Line
Limited Express "Inaji" (特急「伊那路」): Does not stop at this station
Hayase   Local (普通)   Chūbu-Tenryū

Station historyEdit

Shimokawai Station was established on November 11, 1934. On August 1, 1943, the Sanshin Railway was nationalized along with several other local lines to form the Iida line. All freight services were discontinued in 1971. Along with its division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 15 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit


  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 Shimo-Kawai Station at Wikimedia Commons