Iwanuma Station

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).

Iwanuma Station

岩沼駅
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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 byJR logo (east).svg 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 logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Tsukinoki
toward Fukushima
Tōhoku Main Line
Rapid City Rabbit
Natori
toward Sendai
Tsukinoki
toward Kuroiso
Tōhoku Main Line
Local
Tatekoshi
toward Morioka
Watari
toward Shinagawa
Hitachi Sendai
Terminus
Ōkuma
toward Shinagawa
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Tatekoshi
toward Sendai
Location
Iwanuma Station is located in Miyagi Prefecture
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station
Location within Miyagi Prefecture
Iwanuma Station is located in Japan
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

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 layoutEdit

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.

PlatformsEdit

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)

HistoryEdit

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 statisticsEdit

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

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

External linksEdit