Nishi-Furukawa Station

Nishi-Furukawa Station (西古川駅, Nishi-Furukawa-eki) is a railway station on the Rikuu East Line in the city of Ōsaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Nishi-Furukawa Station

西古川駅
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Nishi-Furukawa Station
Location1, Furukawa Niibori Aza Asahimachi, Ōsaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-6214
Japan
Coordinates38°34′41″N 140°53′43″E / 38.578114°N 140.895339°E / 38.578114; 140.895339Coordinates: 38°34′41″N 140°53′43″E / 38.578114°N 140.895339°E / 38.578114; 140.895339
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Rikuu East Line
Distance15.9 km from Kogota
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened20 April 1913
Previous namesNaka-Nitta (until 1957)
Passengers
FY 2010503 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Higashi-Ōsaki
towards Shinjō
Rikuu East Line Tsukanome
towards Kogota
Location
Nishi-Furukawa Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Furukawa Station
Nishi-Furukawa Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Nishi-Furukawa Station is served by the Rikuu East Line, and is located 15.9 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kogota Station.

Station layoutEdit

Nishi-Furukawa Station has one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unattended.

PlatformsEdit

1  Rikuu East Line for Mogami and Shinjō
2  Rikuu East Line for Furukawa and Kogota

HistoryEdit

Nishi-Furukawa Station opened on 20 April 1913 as Naka-Nitta Station (中新田駅). The station name was changed to its present name on 1 April 1957. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Nishi-Furukawa Station at Wikimedia Commons