Jingūji Station

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Jingūji Station
JR Jingūji sta 001.jpg
Jingūji Station
Prefecture Akita
(See other stations in Akita)
Town Daisen
Neighborhood etc. Jingūji aze Hongono 21
Postal code 019-1701
(in Japanese) 秋田県大仙市神宮寺字本郷野21
Year opened 1904
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Statistics 297 passengers/day (2012)

Jingūji Station (神宮寺駅 Jingūji-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Daisen, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Jingūji Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 253.0 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Jingūji Station consists of a single island platform, with the tracks a Platform 1 dual gauge for use by through traffic of the Akita Shinkansen.


1 Ōu Main Line for Akita
2 Ōu Main Line for Yokote and Ōmagari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: no stop
Ōmagari - Kariwano


Jingūji Station was opened on August 21, 1904 on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving the town of Kamioka, Akita. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in July 2008.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • former Kamioka Town Hall
  • Jingūji post office
  • Japanese National Route Sign 0013.svg Route 13

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°29′41.8″N 140°25′34.7″E / 39.494944°N 140.426306°E / 39.494944; 140.426306