Yahaba Station

Yahaba Station (矢幅駅, Yahaba-eki) is a railway station in the town of Yahaba, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Yahaba Station

矢幅駅
Yahaba Station west exit.jpg
Yahaba Station West Exit, March 2008
LocationMatahei Shinden, Yahaba-Mrachi, Shiwa-gun, Iwate-ken 028-3614
Japan
Coordinates39°36′48″N 141°08′54″E / 39.6132°N 141.1484°E / 39.6132; 141.1484
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance525.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 September 1898
Traffic
Passengers (FY2018)3024
Services
Preceding station JR East Following station
Hanamaki
One-way operation
Tōhoku Main Line
Rapid Aterui
Senbokuchō
toward Morioka
Hanamaki
Terminus
Tōhoku Main Line
Rapid Hamayuri
Morioka
Terminus
Furudate
toward Kuroiso
Tōhoku Main Line
Local
Iwate-Iioka
toward Morioka
Location
Yahaba Station is located in Iwate Prefecture
Yahaba Station
Yahaba Station
Location within Iwate Prefecture
Yahaba Station is located in Japan
Yahaba Station
Yahaba Station
Yahaba Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Yahaba Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 525.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layoutEdit

The station has one side platform and one island platform. The platforms are elevated, with the station building located underneath. The station is adjacent to the elevated rails of the Tōhoku Shinkansen, although the Tōhoku Shinkansen does not stop here. The station is staffed and has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Ichinoseki
2  Tōhoku Main Line (not in normal use)
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Morioka

HistoryEdit

Yahaba Station was opened on 1 September 1898. The station building was rebuilt in March 1977. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new elevated station building was completed in March 2009.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 3,024 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2018年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2018)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Yahaba Station at Wikimedia Commons