Higashine Station

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Higashine Station
Higashine stn.jpg
Higashine Station in September 2008
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
City Higashine
Neighborhood etc. 8-1, Miyazaki 3-chōme
Coordinates 38°27′04″N 140°23′03″E / 38.451114°N 140.384139°E / 38.451114; 140.384139Coordinates: 38°27′04″N 140°23′03″E / 38.451114°N 140.384139°E / 38.451114; 140.384139
Postal code 999-3705
(in Japanese) 山形県東根市宮崎三丁目8-1
Year opened 1911
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Statistics 327 passengers/day (FY 2000)

Higashine Station (東根駅 Higashine-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Higashine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.


Higashine Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 110.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashine Station has one island platform; however, with the completion of the Yamagata Shinkansen, one side of the platform is used for through traffic of the Shinkansen, leaving the station with effectively a single side platform for bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended.


1 Ōu Main Line for Yamagata, Murayama and Tendō
for Shinjō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Sakurambo-Higashine - Murayama


Higashine Station opened as a signal stop on December 5, 1911. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Higashime Post Office
  • Higashine Onsen

External links[edit]