Uge Station (有家駅, Uge-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).

Uge Station

Umineko train at Uge Station in April 2009
General information
Location46-7, 2nd Jiwari, Uge, Hirono-machi, Kunohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-7905
Coordinates40°19′26″N 141°46′22″E / 40.3238°N 141.7728°E / 40.3238; 141.7728
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Hachinohe Line
Distance45.8 km from Hachinohe
Platforms1 side platform
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
OpenedDecember 25, 1961
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
towards Hachinohe
Hachinohe Line Rikuchū-Nakano
towards Kuji
Uge Station is located in Japan
Uge Station
Uge Station
Location within Japan

Lines edit

Uge Station is served by the Hachinohe Line, and is 45.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hachinohe Station.

Station layout edit

Uge Station has a single ground-level side platform serving a single bidirectional 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]

History edit

Uge Station opened on December 25, 1961.[1] On April 1, 1987, upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR), the station came under the operational control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area edit

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References edit

  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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