Kobato Station

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Kobato Station
小波渡駅
JR Kobato sta 001.jpg
Kobato Station, July 2009
Location
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
City Tsuruoka
Neighborhood etc. Kobato
Postal code 999-7462
(in Japanese) 山形県鶴岡市小波渡
History
Year opened 1950
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
Statistics 39 passengers/day (FY2009)[citation needed]

Kobato Station (小波渡駅 Kobato-eki?) is a railway station on the Uetsu Main Line in Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kobato Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is located 120.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The platforms, July 2009

Kobato Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected by an underpass. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1 Uetsu Main Line for Tsuruoka, Amarume, and Sakata
2 Uetsu Main Line for Atsumi Onsen and Murakami

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Iragawa   Local   Sanze

History[edit]

Kobato Station opened on February 1, 1950.[2] With the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in a rural area, with no residential or commercial buildings in the vicinity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. p. 561. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 134. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

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Coordinates: 38°41′32.5″N 139°38′57.9″E / 38.692361°N 139.649417°E / 38.692361; 139.649417