Ōtagawa Station

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Ōtagawa Station

太田川駅
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Ōtagawa Station in May 2017
LocationUshiroda-52 Ōtamachi, Tokai-shi, Aichi-ken 477-0031
Japan
Coordinates 35°01′13″N136°53′33″E / 35.0203°N 136.8924°E / 35.0203; 136.8924 Coordinates: 35°01′13″N136°53′33″E / 35.0203°N 136.8924°E / 35.0203; 136.8924
Operated by Meitetsu logomark 2.svg Meitetsu
Line(s)
Distance12.3 kilometers from Jingū-mae
Platforms3 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeTA09
Website Official website
History
OpenedFebruary 18, 1912
Passengers
FY 201719,445 daily
Location
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Ōtagawa Station
Location within Aichi Prefecture
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Ōtagawa Station
Ōtagawa Station (Japan)

Ōtagawa Station (太田川駅, Ōtagawa-eki) is a junction railway station in the city of Tōkai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

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Lines

Ōtagawa Station is served by the Meitetsu Tokoname Line, and is located 12.3 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Jingū-mae. It is also a terminal station for the Meitetsu Kōwa Line and is 28.0 kilometers from the opposing terminal of the station at Kōwa. [1]

Station layout

The station has three elevated island platforms, 2 on the 2nd level, and the other on the 3rd level. The station has automated ticket machines, Manaca automated turnstiles and is staffed.

Platforms

2nd level
1 Tokoname Linefor Tokoname (side line)
 Kōwa Linefor Chita Handa, Kōwa, and Utsumi (side line)
2 Tokoname Linefor Tokoname and Central Japan International Airport
 Kōwa Linefor Kōwa and Utsumi
3 Tokoname Linefor Jingū-mae, Nagoya, Gifu, Inuyama, Shin Kani, and Tsushima (from Tokoname)
4 Tokoname Linefor Jingū-mae, Nagoya, Gifu, and Inuyama (side line from Tokoname)
3rd level
5 Kōwa Linefor Jingū-mae, Nagoya, Gifu, and Inuyama (side line from the Kōwa Line)
6 Kōwa Linefor Jingū-mae, Nagoya, Gifu, and Inuyama (from the Kōwa Line)
Otagawa Station track diagram. Rail Tracks map Meitetsu Otagawa Station 2012(2006).svg
Ōtagawa Station track diagram.

Adjacent stations

Service
Meitetsu Kōwa Line
Jingū-mae  μSKY trains
(departing from Central Japan Int'l Airport before 9 a.m.)
  Owari Yokosuka
Jingū-mae Limited Express (特急) Owari Yokosuka
Jingū-mae [2]  Rapid Express (快速急行) Owari Yokosuka
Ōe [3]  Express (急行) Owari Yokosuka
Shūrakuen  Semi Express (準急) Owari Yokosuka
Shin Nittetsu-mae  Local (普通) Owari Yokosuka
Kōwa Line
(from Tokoname Line) Limited Express (特急)  Chita Handa [4]
(From Tokoname Line) Rapid Express (快速急行)  Minami Kagiya
(From Tokoname Line) Express (急行) Minami Kagiya
(From Tokoname Line) Semi Express (準急) Minami Kagiya
(From Tokoname Line) Local (普通)  Takayokosuka

Station history

Ōtagawa Station was opened on February 18, 1912, as a station on the Aichi Electric Railway Company. The privately owned Chita Railways connected to the station on April 1, 1931. The Aichi Electric Railway became part of the Meitetsu group on August 1, 1935, followed by the Chita Railway on February 1, 1943. [5] The tracks were elevated from 2007 to 2008 and the station building rebuilt from 2010 to 2012.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 19,445 passengers daily [6]

Surrounding area

See also

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References

  1. 太田川 [Ōtagawa] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 25 February 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Partially Ōe and Shūrakuen
  3. Partially Daidocho and Shūrakuen
  4. Partially Minami Kagiya, Tatsumigaoka, and Sumiyoshichō
  5. 鷲田 鉄也 (September 2010), クロニクル常滑線, 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese), Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc. (9), p. 9, ISBN   978-4-02-340139-6
  6. "71 名鉄電車駅別乗降客の推移" (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Tokai City. 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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