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Railway Map(station numbering)

About Station Numbering

Station name signage on platform

Description of station numbering

We will assign numbers to conventional line stations from March 2018.

Subject stations

A total of 176 stations:

  • Stations in urban areas of Nagoya and Shizuoka (170 stations)
  • Stations along the Chuo Line and Takayama Line, highly popular among tourists visiting Japan (six stations)

Description method

Descriptions will be a combination of symbols (two alphabet letters) and colors set for each route, as well as numbers (two digits) arranged for each station.

Location where numbers are to be described

  • Station premises: Station name signage on platforms, route maps (ticket gate, ticket vending area)
  • Inside rolling stock: Route maps, English subtitles, etc.

    Some rolling stock is excluded.