Kanayama Station (Aichi)

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Kanayama Station

金山駅
KanayamaStation-NorthGate.jpg
LocationNagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Japan
Coordinates35°08′36″N 136°54′03″E / 35.1432528°N 136.9009513°E / 35.1432528; 136.9009513Coordinates: 35°08′36″N 136°54′03″E / 35.1432528°N 136.9009513°E / 35.1432528; 136.9009513
Operated by
ConnectionsBus terminal
History
Opened1944
Location
Kanayama Station is located in Japan
Kanayama Station
Kanayama Station
Location within Japan

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[edit]

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Kanayama Station

金山駅
Meitetsu station
Location1-1-18 Kanayama-cho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Japan
Operated byMeitetsu
Line(s) Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
Station codeNH34
History
Opened1 September 1944
Previous namesKanayamabashi (until 1989)
Traffic
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.

Layout[edit]

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.[1]

Platforms[edit]

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
for Tsushima
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[edit]

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Kanayama Station

金山駅
JR Central station
Location1-17-18 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Japan
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
History
Opened25 January 1962
Traffic
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.[2]

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Platforms[edit]

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.[2]

The station is completely accessible inside the gates for passengers with disabilities.[3]

Nagoya Municipal Subway Kanayama Station[edit]

Kanayama Station

金山駅
Nagoya Subway station
Location1-13-11 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Japan
Operated byTransportation Bureau City of Nagoya
Line(s)
Other information
Station codeM01
E01
History
Opened30 March 1967
Traffic
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.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Platforms[edit]

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.[4]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Meijō Line
Nishi Takakura
Hibino
- Higashi Betsuin
Meikō Line
Hibino - Higashi Betsuin (Meijo Line)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 金山 [Kanayama] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  2. ^ a b 金山駅 [Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  3. ^ バリアフリー [Barrier-free Kanayama Station] (in Japanese). JR Central. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  4. ^ 駅構内図 [Diagram of Station Interior] (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 20 November 2010.

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