Ayashi Station

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Ayashi Station
Ayashi Eki 2008-2.jpg
Station building (Feb 27, 2008)
Prefecture Miyagi
(See other stations in Miyagi)
City Sendai
Ward Aoba
Neighborhood etc. 1-8-1 Ayashi-Chūō
Postal code 989-3128
(in Japanese) 仙台市青葉区愛子中央一丁目8-1
Year opened 1929
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Senzan Line
Statistics 3,757 passengers/day (FY 2013)

Ayashi Station (愛子駅 Ayashi-eki?) is a railway station in Aoba-ku, Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). with The station also uses the moniker "Entrance to the Akiu Hot Springs" (秋保温泉口 Akiu Onsen Guchi?). The kanji characters for Ayashi are the same characters as in the name Aiko given to the daughter of the Crown Prince of Japan. When she was born on December 1, 2001, over a thousand people came to the station to purchase platform tickets as a commemorative souvenir.[citation needed] From April to November 2001, only 124 tickets were sold at the station but from December 7 to December 28, 2001, about 84,000 tickets were sold at the station.[1] JR East began selling commemorative tickets on January 1, 2002, to honor the event showing the station.[1] Each ticket is stamped with the station name and date of purchase automatically.


Ayashi Station is served by the Senzan Line, and is located 15.2 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Sendai Station.

Station layout[edit]

Ayashi Station has a one side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passage. The station has a Green Window ticket counter.



1 Senzan Line for Sakunami, Yamadera, Yamagata
2, 3 Senzan Line for Kita-Sendai and Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senzan Line
Rikuzen-Ochiai   Rapid-A, Rapid-B   Sakunami
Rikuzen-Ochiai   Rapid-C, Ordinary   Rikuzen-Shirasawa


Ayashi Station opened on September 29, 1929.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ayashi Daibutsu, Bukkokuji (佛國寺)


  1. ^ a b "Newborn princess in good health: Imperial Household Agency". Kyodo News International (reprinted by The Free Library). December 28, 2001. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 38°16′21.5″N 140°45′42″E / 38.272639°N 140.76167°E / 38.272639; 140.76167