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Hamamatsu Station


Hamamatsu Station (浜松駅 Hamamatsu-eki) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line and the Tōkaidō Shinkansen in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, operated by the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). The local Enshū Railway Line terminus of Shin-Hamamatsu Station is 3 minutes' walking distance away.

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
    • Platforms 2.1
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • History 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Lines

Hamamatsu Station is served by the Tōkaidō Main Line and the high-speed Tōkaidō Shinkansen from Tokyo. The station is 257.1 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station layout

Hamamatsu Station has two island platforms serving Tracks 1-4 for the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, which are connected by an underpass a central concourse. At the same level as the Shinkansen tracks are the two island platforms serving Tracks 5-8 of the Tōkaidō Main Line. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket counter.

Platforms

1  Home Liner for Kakegawa and Shizuoka
2  Tōkaidō Main Line for Toyohashi and Nagoya
3  Tōkaidō Main Line for Kakegawa and Shizuoka
4  Tōkaidō Main Line for Toyohashi and Nagoya
5  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Shin-Yokohama and Tokyo
6  Tōkaidō Shinkansen for Nagoya, Shin-Osaka, and Hakata

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tokaido Shinkansen
Nozomi: no stop
Shizuoka   Hikari   Toyohashi or
Nagoya
Kakegawa   Kodama   Toyohashi
Tokaido Main Line
Iwata   Home Liner   Terminus
Terminus   Special Rapid   Takatsuka
Terminus   New Rapid   Takatsuka
Terminus   Sectional Rapid   Takatsuka
Tenryūgawa   Local   Takatsuka

History

Hamamatsu Station was officially opened on September 1, 1888. The station building was rebuilt in 1926, but this burned down during the Bombing of Hamamatsu in World War II. The station was rebuilt in 1948. On October 1, 1964, the Tōkaidō Shinkansen began operations, serving Hamamatsu. Freight operations were relocated to the Nishi-Hamamatsu Freight Depot to the west in 1971. The station underwent a massive rebuilding program from the late 1970s, with the Tōkaidō Main Line tracks elevated in 1979 to the same level as the Tōkaidō Shinkansen tracks, and the "MayOne" shopping centre/new station building completed in 1981.

References

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

External links

  • Station information (JR Central) (Japanese)
  • Hamamatsu Station Area Map


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