Tōjiin station on Randen Kitano line has renamed to ‘Tōjiin-Ritsumeikan University’

Tōjiin station on Randen Kitano line has renamed to 'Tōjiin-Ritsumeikan University'

The station name of Tōjiin station (Kyoto, B8) on Randen Kitano line has been changed to ‘Tōjiin-Ritsumeikan University (等持院・立命館大学衣笠キャンパス前) station’ on March 20, 2020. Keifuku Electric Railway incorporated the university name into the station name in the wake of a partnership and cooperation agreement with Ritsumeikan University, which is located across the famous temple, Tojiin. As a result, the longest station name in Japan with 26 readings in Japanese was born. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。

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9 stations of Keikyu & Tokyo Monorail has been renamed

9 stations of Keikyu & Tokyo Monorail has been renamed

With the renaming of the Haneda Airport Passenger Terminal, the 5 station names of Keikyu and Tokyo Monorail at Haneda Airport (Tokyo) has been changed on March 14, 2020. Formerly: Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (Keikyu Airport Line) New: Haneda Airport Terminal 3 Station (羽田空港第3ターミナル, KK16) Formerly: Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal Station (Keikyu Airport Line) New: Haneda Airport Terminal 1, 2 Station (羽田空港第1・第2ターミナル, KK17) Formerly: Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line) New: Haneda Airport Terminal 3 Station (羽田空港第3ターミナル, MO08) Formerly: Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 1 Station (Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line) New: Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station (羽田空港第1ターミナル, MO10) Formerly: Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 2 Station (Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport…

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Ogata Station on Akita-nairiku Line has renamed to ‘Jōmon-ogata’

Ogata Station on Akita-nairiku Line has renamed to 'Jōmon-ogata'

The station name of Ogata Station (Akita) on Akita Nairiku Jūkan Railway Akita-nairiku Line has been changed to ‘Jōmon-ogata (縄文小ケ田) Station’ on March 14, 2020. The rename has been done with the aim of increasing its name recognition as the Jomon period archeological sites, including ‘Isedotai Site’ located near the station, will be recommended as World Heritage sites. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。

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Sanuki Station on JR Joban Line has renamed to ‘Ryugasakishi’

Sanuki Station on JR Joban Line has renamed to 'Ryugasakishi'

The station name of Sanuki Station (Ibaraki) on JR Joban Line has been changed to ‘Ryugasakishi (龍ケ崎市) Station’ on March 14, 2020. Nevertheless, Sanuki Station of Kanto Railway Ryugasaki Line right next to it is not renamed, and will remain the same name. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。

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