Nagoya Station

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Nagoya Station

名古屋駅
Nagoya Station at night01.jpg
JR Central Towers, part of the station,
directly adjacent to the platforms
Location Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates 35°10′14.78″N136°52′53.77″E / 35.1707722°N 136.8816028°E / 35.1707722; 136.8816028 Coordinates: 35°10′14.78″N136°52′53.77″E / 35.1707722°N 136.8816028°E / 35.1707722; 136.8816028
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History
OpenedMay 1, 1886;135 years ago (May 1, 1886)
Location
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Nagoya Station
Location within Japan

Nagoya Station (名古屋駅, Nagoya-eki) is a major railway station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. It is one of the world's largest train stations by floor area (410,000 m2), [1] and houses the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). Much of this space is located in the JR Central Towers atop the station, as well as in underground concourses. The current station complex was completed on December 20, 1999. The station and the area around it is officially called Meieki (名駅) in the Japanese addressing system.

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The station is adjacent to Meitetsu Nagoya Station, the terminal of Meitetsu, and Kintetsu Nagoya Station, the terminal of the Kintetsu Nagoya Line.

The twin-towered station rises over 50 storeys, and is the tallest railway-station building in the world. [2]

Lines

JR Central

Aonami Line

Nagoya Subway

Station layout

The Sakuradori Exit concourse in July 2014 Nagoya Station Concourse 2014.jpg
The Sakuradori Exit concourse in July 2014
The Tokaido Shinkansen platform 16/17 in July 2014 Nagoya Station Shinkansen Platform 2014.jpg
The Tokaido Shinkansen platform 16/17 in July 2014
JR Central Towers 180324 Nagoya Castle & Skyscrapers in Meieki.jpg
JR Central Towers

JR Central

Tokaido Shinkansen SN-Nagoya-station-platform-002.jpg
Tokaido Shinkansen

The platforms and the tracks are elevated. Six island platforms for the Tōkaidō Main Line, Chuo Line, and Kansai Line are situated in the eastern part of the station (the side where JR Central Towers are situated) and serve 12 tracks. Two island platforms for the Tokaido Shinkansen are situated in the western part and serve four tracks.

1/2  Tōkaidō Main Line for Toyohashi and Taketoyo
3/4 Tōkaidō Main Linefor Toyohashi and Taketoyo
(through trains to the Taketoyo Line and Home Liner )
for Gifu and Ōgaki (Home Liner)
4 Tōkaidō Main Line Shirasagi limited express for Fukui and Kanazawa
5/6  Tōkaidō Main Line for Gifu and Ōgaki
7/8  Chūō Main Line for Tajimi and Nakatsugawa (local and rapid trains)
10  Chūō Main Line for Tajimi and Nakatsugawa (Central Liner, Home Liner)
Shinano limited express for Matsumoto and Nagano
11 Tōkaidō Main Line Hida limited express for Gero, Takayama and Toyama
 Chūō Main Linefor Tajimi and Nakatsugawa (some trains)
 Kansai Main Linefor Kuwana, Yokkaichi and Kameyama (some local trains)
12  Kansai Main Line for Kuwana, Yokkaichi and Kameyama
Nanki limited express for Matsusaka, Shingū and Kii-Katsuura
13  Kansai Main Line for Kuwana, Yokkaichi and Kameyama
Rapid Mie for Matsusaka, Iseshi and Toba
14/15  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Shizuoka and Tokyo
16/17  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Shin-Osaka and Hakata

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Tokaido Shinkansen
Shin-Yokohama   Nozomi   Kyoto
Toyohashi, Hamamatsu,
Shizuoka or Odawara
  Hikari   Gifu-Hashima, Maibara or Kyoto
Mikawa-Anjō   Kodama   Gifu-Hashima
Tōkaidō Main Line
Terminus Limited Express Hida   Owari-Ichinomiya or Gifu
Kanayama or Chikusa  Limited Express Shinano  Terminus
Kanayama   Home Liner   Owari-Ichinomiya
Kanayama  Special Rapid  Owari-Ichinomiya
Kanayama  New Rapid  Owari-Ichinomiya
Kanayama  Rapid  Owari-Ichinomiya
Kanayama  Semi Rapid  Owari-Ichinomiya
Otobashi  Local  Biwajima
Chūō Main Line
Kanayama  All services Terminus
Kansai Main Line
Terminus Limited Express Nanki   Kuwana
Terminus Rapid Mie   Kuwana
Terminus Rapid  Kuwana
Terminus Semi Rapid  Kanie
Terminus Local  Hatta

Aonami Line

Aonami Line Aonami Line Platform 2017.jpg
Aonami Line

The station is situated in the west of the JR Central Lines, on the Inazawa Line. The station has an island platform serving two tracks with platform gates.

1/2  Aonami Line for Arako and Kinjō-futō

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Aonami Line (AN 01)
Terminus Local  Sasashima-raibu (AN 02)
Terminus Non-stop  Kinjō-futō (AN 11)

Nagoya Subway

Higashiyama Line Nagoya Municipal Subway Nagoya Station Platform 2017.jpg
Higashiyama Line
Sakura-dori Line Platform of Nagoya Station (Sakuradori Line).JPG
Sakura-dōri Line

An island platform for the Sakura-dori Line serving two tracks is located east to west under the central concourse of JR Nagoya Station. The platform is fenced with platform gates.

An island platform for the Higashiyama Line serving two tracks is located south to north under underground city Meieki Chikagai (Meichika), in the east of JR Nagoya Station. The southern part of the platform is used for the trains for Fujigaoka and the northern one is for the trains for Takahata.

1  Higashiyama Line for Sakae , Higashiyama Koen , and Fujigaoka
2  Higashiyama Line for Nakamura Koen and Takahata
3  Sakura-dori Line for Imaike , Aratamabashi , Nonami, and Tokushige
4  Sakura-dori Line to Nakamura Kuyakusho

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Higashiyama Line (H 08)
Fushimi (H 09)- Kamejima (H 07)
Sakura-dori Line(S 02)
Nakamura Kuyakusho (S 01)- Kokusai Center (S 03)

History

Nagoya Station first opened on 1 May 1886. [3]

Surrounding area

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