Innai Station

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Innai Station
院内駅
Innnai sta 20070716.jpg
Innai Station
Location
Prefecture Akita
(See other stations in Akita)
City Yuzawa
Neighborhood etc. 115, Kamiinnai Aza Ozawa
Coordinates 39°2′58.5″N 140°24′50.1″E / 39.049583°N 140.413917°E / 39.049583; 140.413917Coordinates: 39°2′58.5″N 140°24′50.1″E / 39.049583°N 140.413917°E / 39.049583; 140.413917
Postal code 019-0111
(in Japanese) 秋田県湯沢市上院内字小沢115
History
Year opened 1904
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line

Innai Station (院内駅 Innai eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Yuzawa, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Innai Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 194.4 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Innai station has a single side platform and an island platform, connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1 Ōu Main Line for Yokote, Yuzawa and Akita
2 Ōu Main Line for Shinjō
3 Ōu Main Line for trains originating at Innai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Nozoki Local Yokobori

History[edit]

Mitsuseki Station opened on October 21, 1904 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR). The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station has been unattended since December 1979. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. The original station building was destroyed by a fire on February 2, 1988. The current building, completed in March 1989, also serves as a local history museum

Surrounding area[edit]

Innai Station is located in the small hamlet of Innai, in the Ogachi area of southern Yuzawa City. Innai itself has few businesses, though central Ogachi, just to the north, has many. About 12 kilometers to the SE lies Akinomiya Onsen, a popular hot spring resort area.

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