Higashi-Yamoto Station

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Higashi-Yamoto Station
Higashi-Yamoto Station, September 2007
Prefecture Miyagi
(See other stations in Miyagi)
City Higashimatsushima
Neighborhood etc. Yamoto Shimoura 184
Postal code 981-0503
(in Japanese) 宮城県東松島市矢本字下浦184
Year opened 1987
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line

Higashi-Yamoto Station (東矢本駅 Higashi-Yamoto-eki?) is a railway station in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Higashi-Yamoto Station is served by the Senseki Line. It is located 42.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Yamoto Station has one side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Yamoto   Local   Rikuzen-Akai


Higashi-Yamoto Station opened on March 31, 1987, the day before the JNR was privatized, becoming JR East. The station was closed from March 11, 2011 due to damage to the line associated with the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and services were replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit service. [1] Services reopened on July 16, 2011 to Ishinomaki and on March 17, 2012 to Rikuzen-Ono; services past Rikuzen-Ono the direction of Sendai are scheduled to resume in 2015.

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ Sendai Branch, East Japan Railway Company (September 1, 2011). 地震等による列車影響と運転見込みについて (in Japanese). Retrieved September 10, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 38°25′16″N 141°12′36″E / 38.4210°N 141.2099°E / 38.4210; 141.2099