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Shinjohara Station (新所原駅, Shinjohara-eki) is a railway station in the city of Kosai, Shizuoka, Japan operated by both JR Central and by the third sector Tenryū Hamanako Railroad. The station serves both Kosai, and a portion of Toyohashi. The border between Shizuoka Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture bisects the platform of Shinjohara Station.
JR Shinjohara Station in 2008
|Location||3-4-1 Shinjohara, Kosai-shi, Shizuoka-ken 431-0424|
|Distance||282.4 km from Tokyo|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island + 1 side platform|
|Opened||1 December 1936|
|Passengers (FY2006)||3,636 (JR)|
558 (Tenryū Hamanako Line) daily
Shinjohara Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line and is located 282.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also a terminal station for the Tenryū Hamanako Line and is located 67.7 kilometers from the opposing terminus at Kakegawa Station.
The JR Central portion of the station has a side platform serving track 1 and an island platform serving tracks 2 and 3, but track 3 is seldom used. The platforms are connected by a footbridge. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated ticket barriers, and a staffed ticket office. The Tenryū Hamanako Line Station a single dead-headed side platform serving one track. The station building is a two-story structure located to the east of the single-story JR building.
|1||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||for Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, and Numazu|
|2・3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||for Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, and Maibara|
|1||■ Tenryū Hamanako Line||for Kakegawa|
|Tōkaidō Main Line|
|Tenryū Hamanako Line|
In fiscal 2017, the JR portion of the station was used by an average of 3975 passengers daily and the Tenryū Hamanako Railroad portion was used by 762 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- former Shinjo village hall
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- Tenryū Hamanako Railroad Station information (in Japanese)