Asakura Station (Aichi)

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Asakura Station

朝倉駅
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Entrance of the elevated station
LocationMidori-cho 25-8, Chita-shi, Aichi-ken 478-0047 [1]
Japan
Coordinates 34°59′38″N136°51′47″E / 34.9938°N 136.863°E / 34.9938; 136.863 Coordinates: 34°59′38″N136°51′47″E / 34.9938°N 136.863°E / 34.9938; 136.863
Operated by Meitetsu logomark 2.svg Meitetsu
Line(s) Meitetsu Tokoname Line
Distance16.4 kilometers from Jingū-mae
Platforms2 side platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeTA12
Website Official website
History
OpenedMay 9, 1923
Passengers
FY20177537 daily
Location
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Location within Aichi Prefecture
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Asakura Station (Japan)

Asakura Station (朝倉駅, Asakura-eki) is a railway station in the city of Chita, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

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Lines

Asakura Station is served by the Meitetsu Tokoname Line, and is located 16.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Jingū-mae. [1]

Station layout

The station has dual opposed elevated side platforms with the station building located underneath. The station is staffed.

Platforms

1  Tokoname Line For Tokoname and Central Japan International Airport
2 Tokoname LineFor Ōtagawa and Jingū-mae

Adjacent stations

Service
Meitetsu Tokoname Line
Owari Yokosuka  μSKY Limited Express
(departing from Central Japan Int'l Airport before 9 a.m.)
  Shin Maiko
Owari Yokosuka Limited Express Shin Maiko
Owari Yokosuka Rapid Express Shin Maiko
Teramoto  Express  Komi
Teramoto Semi-Express Komi
Teramoto Local Komi

Station history

Asakura Station was opened on May 9, 1923, as a station on the Aichi Electric Railway Company. The Aichi Electric Railway became part of the Meitetsu group on August 1, 1935. The station building was reconstructed in March 1982, when the tracks were elevated. The station has been unattended since December 2004. In January 2005, the Tranpass system of magnetic fare cards with automatic turnstiles was implemented, and the station has been unattended since that point. [2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 7,537 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). [3]

Surrounding area

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 朝倉 [ASAKURA] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  2. 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
  3. 9.交通 (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Chita City. 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.

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