Maisaka Station

Summary

Maisaka Station (舞阪駅, Maisaka-eki) is a railway station in Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tōkai ).

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Maisaka Station

舞阪駅
Maisaka Station.jpg
JR Maisaka Station in 2006
General information
LocationMagoori, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Coordinates34°41′8″N 137°37′38″E / 34.68556°N 137.62722°E / 34.68556; 137.62722Coordinates: 34°41′8″N 137°37′38″E / 34.68556°N 137.62722°E / 34.68556; 137.62722
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Tokaido Line.svg Tokaido Main Line
Distance267.5 kilometers from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeCA36
History
OpenedSeptember 1, 1888
Previous namesMagoori (to 1940)
Passengers
FY20172719 daily
Location
Maisaka Station is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Maisaka Station
Maisaka Station
Location within Shizuoka Prefecture
Maisaka Station is located in Japan
Maisaka Station
Maisaka Station
Maisaka Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Maisaka Station is served by the JR Tōkai Tōkaidō Main Line, and is located 267.5 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo.

Station layoutEdit

Maisaka Station has a side platform serving Track 1 and an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3, connected by a footbridge. Track 1 is used only during peak hours. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and is staffed.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōkaidō Main Line For Toyohashi, Nagoya, Ogaki, Maibara
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Mishima

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Takatsuka   Special Rapid   Bentenjima
Takatsuka   New Rapid   Bentenjima
Takatsuka   Local   Bentenjima

Station historyEdit

Maisaka Station was opened on September 1, 1888 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Hamamatsu Station with Ōbu Station was completed. It was originally named Magoori Station (馬郡駅, Magoori-eki). It was renamed Maisaka on December 1, 1888, but the kanji spelling of its name assumed its present form only in 1940. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1971.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 2719 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

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.
  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(in Japanese)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Maisaka Station at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official home page (in Japanese)