Kobato Station

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Kobato Station
JR Kobato sta 001.jpg
Kobato Station, July 2009
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
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).


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.


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


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.


  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