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Iwanuma Station

岩沼駅
East entrance in June 2010
Location1 Tateshita, Iwanuma-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-2441
Japan
Coordinates38°06′43″N 140°51′51″E / 38.1118946°N 140.8641028°E / 38.1118946; 140.8641028Coordinates: 38°06′43″N 140°51′51″E / 38.1118946°N 140.8641028°E / 38.1118946; 140.8641028
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)
Distance334.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 2 island platforms
Tracks5
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1887
Passengers
FY20187093 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Tsukinoki
towards Fukushima
Tōhoku Line
Rapid City Rabbit
Natori
towards Sendai
Tsukinoki
towards Kuroiso
Tōhoku Line
Local
Tatekoshi
towards Morioka
Watari
towards Shinagawa
Hitachi Sendai
Terminus
Ōkuma
towards Shinagawa
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Tatekoshi
towards Sendai
Location
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station
Location within Miyagi Prefecture
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station (Japan)

Iwanuma Station (岩沼駅, Iwanuma-eki) is a railway station in the city of Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Iwanuma Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 334.2 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo. It is also served by the Jōban Line, and is 343.1 rail kilometers from the starting point of that line Nippori Station in Tokyo.

Station layout

The station has one side platform and two island platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms

1  Jōban Line for Haranomachi
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori and Sendai
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Shiroishi and Fukushima
4  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori, Sendai, and Kogota
5  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori, Sendai, and Kogota (starting trains)

History

Iwanuma Station opened on December 15, 1887, on the Tōhoku Main Line. The Joban Line opened on November 10, 1897. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in June 1998.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 7,093 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2018年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2018)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
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