Meitetsu Gifu Station

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Meitetsu Gifu Station

名鉄岐阜駅
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Night at Meitetsu Gifu Station, September 2007
Location9-1 Kanda-cho, Gifu-shi, Gifu-ken 500-8833
Japan
Coordinates 35°24′40″N136°45′36″E / 35.411158°N 136.759918°E / 35.411158; 136.759918 Coordinates: 35°24′40″N136°45′36″E / 35.411158°N 136.759918°E / 35.411158; 136.759918
Operated by Meitetsu logomark 2.svg Meitetsu
Line(s)
Distance99.8 km from Toyohashi
Platforms3 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeNH60
Website Official website (in Japanese)
History
OpenedFebruary 11, 1911
Previous namesShin-Gifu (until 2005)
Passengers
201517,413 daily

Meitetsu Gifu Station (名鉄岐阜駅, Meitetsu Gifu-eki) is a railway station located in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Meitetsu. It is one of the two major railway stations of the city along with JR Gifu Station.

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Lines

Meitetsu Gifu Station is the terminal station for the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line, and is 99.8 kilometers from the opposing terminus at Toyohashi. It is also a terminus for the 17.6 kilometer Meitetsu Kakamigahara Line.

Station layout

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Entrance to the platforms

Meitetsu Gifu Station has three island platform arranged in a "V"-shape. Platforms 1-4 are elevated, and serve the Nagoya Main Line, and also onward service for trains of the Meitetsu Takehana Line and Meitetsu Hashima Line. Platforms 5-6 is on the ground-level, and serves the Kakamigahara Line and onward service for trains of the Meitetsu Inuyama Line.

1~4 Nagoya Main LineFor Meitetsu-Nagoya, Toyohashi, and Central Japan International Airport
5/6  Kakamigahara Line For Mikakino, Shin-Unuma, and Inuyama

Adjacent stations

Service
Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Kasamatsu  μSKY Limited Express Terminus
Kasamatsu Rapid Limited Express,Limited Express Terminus
Kasamatsu Rapid Express,Express Terminus
Kasamatsu Semi-Express Terminus
Kanō  Local Terminus
Meitetsu Kakamigahara Line
Kiridōshi  Rapid Express, Express Terminus
Tagami  Local Terminus

History

The rail line originally opened on February 11, 1911, as the Nagazumi-cho Station; at the time, it was operated by the Mino Electric Railroad, Co. On December 26, 1914, Shin-Gifu Station (the present-day station) on the Mino Electric Railroad's Kasamatsu Line (present day Nagoya Line) began operations. Service was again expanded on December 28, 1928 when the Kakamigahara Railroad (present day Kakamigahara Line) began operating from the Nagazumi-cho Station.

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