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Shin Tamana Station

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Operated by  JR Kyushu
Opened  2011
Line(s)  Kyushu Shinkansen
Phone  +81 968-74-3881
Shin-Tamana Station
Location  Tamana, Tamana, Kumamoto (熊本県玉名市玉名) Japan
Address  Japan, 〒865-0005 熊本県玉名市玉名1229-3
Similar  Tamana Station, Shin‑Ōmuta Station, Shin‑Minamata Station, Shin‑Yatsushiro Station, Chikugo‑Funagoya Station

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Shin-Tamana Station (新玉名駅, Shin-Tamana-eki) is a railway station on the Kyushu Shinkansen in Tamana, Kumamoto, Japan, operated by the Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). The station opened on March 12, 2011.

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Lines

Shin-Tamana Station is served by the Kyushu Shinkansen high-speed railway line which operates between Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture and Kagoshima-Chūō in Kagoshima Prefecture. Shin-Tamana Station is served by Tsubame stopping services, but a small number of limited-stop direct Sakura services to and from Shin-Osaka also stop here.

Layout

The station has two opposed side platforms, serving two tracks.

Platforms

From October 2015, JR Kyushu plans to remove platform operating staff from the station as a cost-cutting exercise. This will become the first shinkansen station to operate without staff present on the platforms. This is possible due to the relatively straight platforms and the low passenger usage figures of around 1,000 passengers daily.

History

The station opened on 12 March 2011, coinciding with the opening of the first section of the Kyushu Shinkansen between Hakata and Shin-Yatsushiro.

Surrounding area

  • Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare
  • National Route 208
  • References

    Shin-Tamana Station Wikipedia


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