Maesawa Station

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Maesawa Station
前沢駅
Maesawa-Sta.JPG
Maesawa Station, July 2012
Location
Prefecture Iwate
(See other stations in Iwate)
City Ōshū
Neighborhood etc. Maesawa-ku Mikka-machi
Postal code 029-4207
(in Japanese) 岩手県奥州市前沢区字三日町新裏77
History
Year 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, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Maesawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 459.9 rail kilometers from the terminus 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 an overhead crossing. The station is staffed and has a Green Window ticket counter.

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Hiraizumi - Rikuchū-Orii

History[edit]

Maesawa Station opened on 1 November 1890. The station 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.

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