Rikuchū-Yagi Station

Rikuchū-Yagi Station (陸中八木駅, Rikuchū-Yagi-eki) is a railway station on the Hachinohe Line in the town of Hirono, Kunohe District, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Rikuchū-Yagi Station

陸中八木駅
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Rikuchū-Yagi station building in July 2008
General information
Location1-114 Taneichi, Taneichi, Hirono-machi, Kunohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-7900
Japan
Coordinates40°20′43″N 141°46′00″E / 40.345399°N 141.766583°E / 40.345399; 141.766583
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachinohe Line
Distance43.1 km from Hachinohe
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 November 1925
Rebuilt208
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Shukunohe
towards Hachinohe
Hachinohe Line Uge
towards Kuji
Location
Rikuchū-Yagi Station is located in Japan
Rikuchū-Yagi Station
Rikuchū-Yagi Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Rikuchū-Yagi Station is served by the Hachinohe Line, and is 43.1 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hachinohe Station.

Station layoutEdit

Rikuchū-Yagi Station has two opposed ground-level side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.

PlatformsEdit

1  Hachinohe Line for Taneichi and Hachinohe
2  Hachinohe Line for Kuji

HistoryEdit

 
The former station building in November 2007

Rikuchū-Yagi Station opened on 1 November 1925.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1] The station was made unstaffed from 10 December 2005.[citation needed] A new station building and waiting room was completed in March 2008.[citation needed]

Bus servicesEdit

Bus services to Kuji and Samuraihama are operated by JR Bus Tohoku Company.[citation needed]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Yagi Post Office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Vol. II. Japan: JTB. p. 509. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.

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