Tamagawa Station (Iwate)

Tamagawa Station (玉川駅, Tamagawa-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).

Tamagawa Station

玉川駅
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Tamagawa Station in September 2009
General information
Location7-3, 13th Jiwari, Taneichi, Hirono-machi, Kunohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-7900
Japan
Coordinates40°22′50″N 141°44′06″E / 40.38056°N 141.73500°E / 40.38056; 141.73500
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachinohe Line
Distance38.1 km from Hachinohe
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedAugust 5, 1954
Services
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
Taneichi
towards Hachinohe
Hachinohe Line Shukunohe
towards Kuji
Location
Tamagawa Station is located in Japan
Tamagawa Station
Tamagawa Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Tamagawa Station is served by the Hachinohe Line, and is 38.1 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hachinohe Station.

Station layoutEdit

Tamagawa Station has a single ground-level side platform serving one bi-directional track. There is a small rain shelter built on top of the platform, but there is no station building. The station is unattended.[citation needed]

HistoryEdit

Tamagawa Station opened on August 5, 1954.[1] Upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

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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