Kogota Station

Kogota Station (小牛田駅, Kogota-eki) is a junction railway station in the town of Misato, Miyagi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Kogota Station

小牛田駅
Kogota Rail Station.jpg
Kogota Station, June 2006
General information
LocationFujigasaki, Misato-machi, Tōda-gun, Miyagi-ken 987-0001
Japan
Coordinates38°32′26″N 141°03′52″E / 38.540666°N 141.064444°E / 38.540666; 141.064444Coordinates: 38°32′26″N 141°03′52″E / 38.540666°N 141.064444°E / 38.540666; 141.064444
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance395 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platform
Tracks4
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi" )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 16, 1890
Passengers
FY20182066
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Matsuyamamachi
towards Kuroiso
Tōhoku Line
Local
Tajiri
towards Morioka
Terminus Ishinomaki Line Kami-Wakuya
towards Onagawa
Kesennuma Line Kami-Wakuya
towards Yanaizu
Kitaura
towards Shinjō
Rikuu East Line Terminus
Location
Kogota Station is located in Miyagi Prefecture
Kogota Station
Kogota Station
Location within Miyagi Prefecture
Kogota Station is located in Japan
Kogota Station
Kogota Station
Kogota Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Kogota Station is served by three lines: the Tōhoku Main Line, the Ishinomaki Line, and the Rikuu East Line. It is located 395.0 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Tōhoku Main Line at Tokyo Station. It is the eastern terminus of the Rikuu East Line and the western terminus of the Ishinomaki Line. Most Kesennuma Line trains use Kogota station as their operating terminus, although the line physically ends at Maeyachi Station.

Station layoutEdit

Kogota Station has two island platforms serving four tracks. The platforms are connected by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Rikuu East Line for Furukawa, Naruko-Onsen, and Shinjō
 Tōhoku Main Line for Matsushima, Sendai, and Fukushima
2,3  Tōhoku Main Line for Matsushima, Sendai, and Fukushima
for Semine, Ishikoshi, and Ichinoseki
4  Ishinomaki Line for Maeyachi, Ishinomaki, and Onagawa
 Kesennuma Line for Yanaizu (temporarily suspended)
 Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai (rapid services)
 Rikuu East Line for Furukawa (direct services)

HistoryEdit

Kogota Station opened on April 16, 1890, on what would become the Tōhoku Main Line. The Ishinomaki Line opened on October 28, 1912, and the Rikuu Line (Rikuu East Line) opened on April 20, 1913. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 2,066 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

  Media related to Kogota Station at Wikimedia Commons