Maesawa Station

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Maesawa Station
Maesawa Station, July 2012
Prefecture Iwate
(See other stations in Iwate)
City Ōshū
Neighborhood Maesawa-ku Mikka-machi
Postal code 029-4207
Address in Japanese 岩手県奥州市前沢区三日町浦
Opened 1890
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Statistics 560 passengers/day (FY2012)

Maesawa Station (前沢駅 Maesawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Ōshū, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Maesawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 459.9 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Maesawa Station has a single side platform and an island platform connected to the elevated station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
2  Tōhoku Main Line (passing loop)
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Ichinoseki and Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Hiraizumi - Rikuchū-Orii


Maesawa Station opened on 1 November 1890. It was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new station building was completed in 2005.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Maesawa Post Office
  • Maesawa High School

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 141°07′35″E / 39.0488°N 141.1264°E / 39.0488; 141.1264