Shinjohara Station

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.

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Shinjohara Station

新所原駅
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JR Shinjohara Station in 2008
Location3-4-1 Shinjohara, Kosai-shi, Shizuoka-ken 431-0424
Japan
Coordinates34°43′24″N 137°29′06″E / 34.7233257°N 137.485013°E / 34.7233257; 137.485013Coordinates: 34°43′24″N 137°29′06″E / 34.7233257°N 137.485013°E / 34.7233257; 137.485013
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance282.4 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island + 1 side platform
ConnectionsBus terminal
History
Opened1 December 1936
Traffic
Passengers (FY2006)3,636 (JR)
558 (Tenryū Hamanako Line) daily
Location
Shinjohara Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Shinjohara Station
Shinjohara Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Shinjohara Station is located in Japan
Shinjohara Station
Shinjohara Station
Shinjohara Station (Japan)
Tenryū Hamanako Line Shinjohara Station

LinesEdit

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.

Station layoutEdit

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.

PlatformsEdit

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

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Tōkaidō Main Line
Washizu   Special Rapid   Futagawa
Washizu   New Rapid   Futagawa
Washizu   Local   Futagawa
Tenryū Hamanako Line
Asumomae - Terminus

HistoryEdit

The station opened on December 1, 1936.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

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).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • former Shinjo village hall

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)
  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 24. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ 静岡県統計年鑑2017(平成29年)) (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Shizuoka Prefecture. 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.

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