Tofugaura-Kaigan Station

Tofugaura-Kaigan Station (十府ヶ浦海岸駅, Tofugaura-Kaigan-eki) is a railway station on the Rias Line in the village of Noda, Iwate, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operator Sanriku Railway.

Tofugaura-Kaigan Station

十府ヶ浦海岸駅
Sanriku Railway Tofugaura Kaigan Station.jpg
Tofugaura-Kaigan Station in May 2017
LocationNoda, Noda-mura, Kunohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-8201
Japan
Coordinates40°6′2.8″N 141°49′25.3″E / 40.100778°N 141.823694°E / 40.100778; 141.823694
Operated bySanriku Railway
Line(s) Rias Line
Distance149.6 km from Sakari
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened25 March 2017 (2017-03-25)
Location
Tofugaura-Kaigan Station is located in Japan
Tofugaura-Kaigan Station
Tofugaura-Kaigan Station
Location within Japan

LinesEdit

Tofugaura-Kaigan Station is served by the 149.6 km (93.0 mi) Rias Line between Sakari and Kuji. Located between Noda-Tamagawa and Rikuchū-Noda stations, it lies 149.6 km (93.0 mi) from the starting point of the line at Sakari.[1]

Station layoutEdit

The station has one side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station is unstaffed.[1]

Adjacent stationsEdit

Service
Rias Line
Noda-Tamagawa   Local   Rikuchū-Noda

HistoryEdit

Initially given the provisional name Komeda Station (米田駅), construction work on the new station started on 3 August 2016.[2] The name Tofugaura-Kaigan for the station was selected and formally announced in November 2016.[1] The station opened on 25 March 2017.[1][3] Minami-Rias Line, a portion of Yamada Line, and Kita-Rias Line constitute Rias Line on 23 March 2019. Accordingly,this station became an intermediate station of Rias Line.[4]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d 北リアス線新駅「十府ヶ浦海岸」駅名決定・駅の愛称公募 [New Kita-Rias Line station to be named "Tofugaura-Kaigan"]. Tetsudo Hobidas (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Co., Ltd. 1 November 2016. Archived from the original on 2 November 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  2. ^ <三鉄>北リアス線「米田駅」を着工 [Work starts on Sanriku Railway Kita-Rias Line Komeda Station]. Kahoku Shimpo Online News (in Japanese). Japan: Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co., Ltd. 4 August 2016. Archived from the original on 5 November 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  3. ^ "北リアス線新駅「十府ヶ浦海岸」駅名決定と駅の愛称公募のお知らせ" (Press release). 三陸鉄道. 1 November 2016. Archived from the original on 1 November 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  4. ^ 三陸鉄道はいま、ひとつにつながるリアス線 (in Japanese). Retrieved 14 June 2018.

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