Kanayama Station (Aichi)
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Kanayama Station (金山駅, Kanayama-eki) is a railway station in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The station is a concentrated terminal operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central), Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), and Nagoya Municipal Subway, and is the main access terminal to Chūbu Centrair International Airport, and provides access to Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
Meitetsu Kanayama Station
|Location||1-1-18 Kanayama-cho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken|
|Line(s)||■ Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Opened||1 September 1944|
|Previous names||Kanayamabashi (until 1989)|
|Passengers (FY2008)||73,167 daily|
Meitetsu Kanayama station is the oldest of the three stations that make up Kanayama Station, having been operating since 1 September 1944. Originally it was known as Kanayamabashi Station.
There are three wickets, namely the West Wicket, Central Wicket, and East Wicket. There is also a special wicket that allows transfers between JR and Meitetsu Lines.
There are two island platforms serving four tracks.
|1, 2||■ Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line||for Meitetsu Nagoya, Meitetsu Ichinomiya, and Meitetsu Gifu|
|■ Meitetsu Inuyama Line
Meitetsu Hiromi Line
|for Iwakura, Inuyama, Shin Unuma, and Shin Kani|
|■ Meitetsu Tsushima Line
Meitetsu Bisai Line
|3, 4||■ Meitetsu Nagoya Line
Meitetsu Toyokawa Line
|for Narumi, Higashi Okazaki, and Toyohashi|
|■ Meitetsu Nishio Line||for Nishio and Kira Yoshida|
|■ Meitetsu Tokoname Line
Meitetsu Airport Line
|for Ōtagawa and Central Japan International Airport|
|■ Meitetsu Kowa Line
Meitetsu Chita New Line
|for Kōwa, and Utsumi|
JR Central Kanayama Station
|JR Central station|
|Location||1-17-18 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken|
|Operated by||JR Central|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Opened||25 January 1962|
|Passengers (FY2008)||56,759 daily|
JR Central Kanayama Station is one of the stations within Kanayama Station, and the second one to have been opened, on 25 January 1962, after Meitetsu Kanayama. It is a main stop on the Chūō Main Line and the Tōkaidō Main Line. On the Tōkaidō Main Line, there is a rapid train known as the Home Liner, and on the Chūō Main Line, there is a rapid train known as the Central Liner. There is a special wicket that allows passengers to transfer from JR lines to Meitetsu lines, which is possible because the Meitetsu tracks are within the JR tracks. There is also a staffed ticket office.
- Tōkaidō Main Line
- Chūō Main Line
|1||■ Chūō Main Line||for Kōzōji, Tajimi, Mizunami and Nakatsugawa|
|2||■ Chūō Main Line||for Nagoya|
|3||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||for Kariya, Okazaki and Toyohashi|
|4||■ Tōkaidō Main Line||for Owari-Ichinomiya and Gifu|
There are two physical platforms for four lines. The two physical platforms straddle the platforms of Meitetsu Kanayama, which are sandwiched in the middle. Platforms 1 and 2 are for the Chūō Line, with Platform 1 serving trains bound for Tajimi Station and Platform 2 serving trains bound for Nagoya Station. Platforms 3 and 4 are for the Tōkaidō Line, with Platform 3 serving trains bound for Toyohashi Station and Platform 4 serving trains bound for Nagoya Station.
Nagoya Municipal Subway Kanayama Station
|Nagoya Subway station|
|Location||1-13-11 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken|
|Operated by||Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya|
|Station code||M01 |
|Opened||30 March 1967|
|Passengers (FY2008)||71,314 daily|
The subway portion of Kanayama Station opened on 30 March 1967 as a stop on the Meijō Line and Meikō Line.
- Meijō Line (Station Number: M01)
- Meikō Line (Station Number: E01)
|1||■ Meijō Line||for Aratama-bashi, Yagoto, and Motoyama|
|2||■ Meikō Line||for Tōkai-dōri and Nagoyakō|
|3||■ Meijō Line||from Nagoyako for Kamimaezu, Sakae, and Ōzone|
|4||■ Meijō Line||from Aratama-bashi for Kamimaezu, Sakae, and Ōzone|
There are four platforms. Platforms 3 and 4, on one physical platform, both serve trains bound for Sakae Station and Ōzone Station. The other physical platform has trains bound for Nagoyakō Station on Platform 2 and trains bound for Aratama-bashi Station on Platform 1.
|Hibino||-||Higashi Betsuin (Meijo Line)|
- 金山 [Kanayama] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- 金山駅 [Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- バリアフリー [Barrier-free Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- 駅構内図 [Diagram of Station Interior] (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
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- Nagoya Transportation Bureau's page on Kanayama Subway Station (in Japanese)
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